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

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Accounts Assistant Skills List in Accountancy

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for an Accounts Assistant role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Accounts Assistant job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 48% of Accounts Assistant job descriptions contained accounts assistant as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

accounts assistant
48%
purchase ledger
32%
finance
22%
accounts
22%
accounts payable
19%
bookkeeping
19%
xero
16%
accounting
16%
sales ledger
16%
invoicing
11%
payroll
11%
microsoft excel
11%
accounts receivable
11%
accounts administrator
11%
assistant accountant
8%
aat
8%
credit control
8%
sage
8%
invoice
8%
legal
6%
sales invoices
6%
organisational skills
6%
finance assistant
6%
bookkeeper
6%
vat
6%
hull
6%
assistant
3%
customer accounts
3%
petty cash
3%
excel
3%
communication skills
3%
data entry
3%
diligent
3%
highly detailed
3%
microsoft office
3%
multi tasking
3%
prioritisation
3%
bookeeper
3%
sales
3%
sar
3%
sage accounts
3%
expenses
3%
accounts administration
3%
reconciliations
3%
ledger
3%
credit
3%
bank reconciliation
3%
telford
3%
accountancy
3%
accounts semi senior
3%
ledgers
3%
general administration
3%
huntingdon
3%
oundle
3%
peterborough
3%
stamford
3%
stock
3%
sage line
3%
client accounts
3%
month end
3%
paye
3%
pensions
3%
sage 50
3%
year end
3%
accounts clerk
3%
administration
3%
finance admin
3%
bank reconciliations
3%
intercompany accounts
3%

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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