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

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Accounts Controller Skills List in Accountancy

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for an Accounts Controller role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Accounts Controller job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 38% of Accounts Controller job descriptions contained credit control as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

credit control
38%
microsoft excel
30%
finance
30%
sage
21%
accounts assistant
17%
controller
17%
customer service
17%
credit
17%
credit controller
17%
admin
17%
purchase ledger
13%
ledger
13%
accounts
13%
accounts receivable
13%
accounting
13%
invoices
13%
reconciling
13%
petty cash
13%
debtors
9%
responsiveness
9%
self management
9%
true team player
9%
accountancy
9%
meat
9%
customer accounts
9%
propman
9%
accounts payable
9%
credit card
9%
financial statements
9%
general ledger
9%
reconcile
9%
financial transactions
9%
sap
9%
interpersonal skills
9%
arrears
9%
real estate
9%
property
9%
organisational skills
9%
xero
9%
computer literate
9%
english language skills
9%
friendly personality
9%
expenses
5%
business partnering
5%
ap
5%
portals
5%
intercompany
5%
invoicing
5%
bookkeeping
5%
bank reconciliations
5%
bank reconciliation
5%
hybrid
5%
debt collection
5%
senior accounts assistant
5%
accountant
5%
administration
5%
administrator
5%
contracts
5%
sales ledger
5%
financial
5%
invoice
5%
financemanager
5%
management accounts
5%
accounts payable controller
5%

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