Accounting Assistant Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Accountancy

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Accounting Assistant Skills List in Accountancy

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for an Accounting Assistant role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Accounting Assistant job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 50% of Accounting Assistant job descriptions contained accounting as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

accounting
50%
aat
39%
bookkeeping
23%
japanese
23%
accounts assistant
23%
accounts payable
17%
finance
17%
uk gaap
17%
audit
12%
accounts receivable
12%
banking
12%
vat returns
12%
purchase ledger
12%
netsuite
12%
sap
6%
corporation tax
6%
ap
6%
graduate level
6%
vat
6%
microsoft excel
6%
invoice
6%
system administration
6%
credit
6%
gaap
6%
invoicing
6%
acca
6%
management
6%
accountancy
6%
journals
6%
cima
6%
management accounting
6%
sales ledger
6%
management accounts
6%
assistant accountant
6%
assistant management accountant
6%
strong ms excel skills
6%
finance assistant
6%
analytical
6%
pr
6%
excel
6%
system
6%
manipulating data
6%

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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