Accounting Skills for your CV in the Accountancy Industry

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Accounting Skills List in the Accountancy Industry

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for an Accounting role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Accounting job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 27% of Accounting job descriptions contained accountant as a required skill.

Skills

Popularity

accountant
27%
acca
16%
cima
16%
accounting
16%
accounts
16%
finance
16%
accounting technician
16%
accounts payable
11%
qualified accountant
11%
communication skills
11%
aat
11%
accountancy
11%
accounting manager
11%
accounts administrator
6%
filing
6%
corporate services
6%
accounts assistant
6%
invoice
6%
finance manager
6%
excel
6%
assistant accountant
6%
letters
6%
financial accountant
6%
aca
6%
part-qualified accountant
6%
accounting assistant
6%
chartered accountant
6%
finance team
6%
credit card
6%
reporting
6%
expenses
6%
cima or acca
6%
account senior
6%
team culture
6%
petty cash
6%
time management
6%
analysis
6%
balance sheet
6%
fixed assets
6%
ledger
6%
accountancy firm
6%
reconciling
6%
financial accounts
6%
administrative
6%
sap
6%
management accounts
6%
aml
6%
qbe
6%
accounting analyst
6%
budget monitoring
6%
accounts senior
6%
analyst
6%
budget preparation
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.

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