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

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Accounting Skills List in Accountancy (qualified)

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, 31% of Accounting job descriptions contained accountant as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

accountant
31%
accounting
24%
qualified accountant
24%
chartered accountant
24%
acca
24%
aca
24%
teaching
16%
accountancy firm
16%
finance
16%
adults
16%
aat
16%
cima
16%
book keeping
8%
vat
8%
bookkeeper
8%
bookkeeping
8%
collections
8%
invoicing
8%
cross border
8%
function
8%
hmrc
8%
legal
8%
regulations
8%
revenue
8%
tax
8%
accounts
8%
leicester
8%
finance manager
8%
acma
8%
reporting
8%
process improvement
8%
manufacturing
8%
international
8%
group
8%
controls
8%
consolidation
8%
audit
8%
ifrs 17
8%
financial accounting manager
8%

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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