Accountant Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Accountancy (qualified)

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Accountant Skills List in Accountancy (qualified)

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for an Accountant role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Accountant job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 30% of Accountant job descriptions contained acca as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

acca
30%
management accounts
25%
cima
20%
acma
20%
aca
20%
icaew
20%
icas
20%
management accountant
20%
accounting
20%
vat
15%
accountant
15%
accountancy
10%
purchase ledger
10%
variance analysis
10%
communication skills
10%
chartered accountants
10%
accounting software
10%
finance
10%
accountancy firm
10%
statutory accounts
5%
company secretarial work
5%
management accounting
5%
year end accounts
5%
corporation tax
5%
ticket sales
5%
sheet reconciliations
5%
statutory accounting
5%
taxation
5%
group management accountant
5%
uk gaap
5%
aat
5%
chartered accountant
5%
commercial accountant
5%
qualified accountant
5%
sage accounts
5%
sales ledger
5%
vat returns
5%
xero
5%
private equity
5%
intercompany accounts
5%
management
5%
reporting
5%
analysis
5%
budgets
5%
fp&a
5%
kpi reports
5%
partnering
5%
transformational
5%
consolidation
5%
capex
5%
construction
5%
manufacturing
5%
financial accountant
5%
analytical
5%
analytical skills
5%
audit
5%
continuous improvement
5%
financial accounting
5%
financial reporting
5%
statutory
5%

While these keywords are a good start, remember that every job is different. Instead of including all these keywords on your CV, identify the keywords most relevant to the job you're applying to and include those. For the best chance of success use our CV keyword scanner tool to help with this.

Including the right keywords in your CV will help you get past Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and win more job interviews from employers and recruiters.


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