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

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Assistant Accountant Skills List in Accountancy

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for an Assistant Accountant role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Assistant Accountant job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 35% of Assistant Accountant job descriptions contained assistant accountant as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

assistant accountant
35%
accounts assistant
29%
management accounts
20%
finance
20%
purchase ledger
18%
aat
18%
acca
15%
payroll
12%
sales ledger
9%
credit control
9%
accounting
9%
accountancy
9%
management accountant
9%
assistant management accountant
9%
balance sheet
9%
vat
9%
bank reconciliations
9%
immediate start
6%
bookkeeping
6%
excel
6%
accounts payable
6%
accounts receivable
6%
accruals
6%
highly detailed
6%
cima
6%
financial reporting
6%
accounts
6%
bookkeeper
6%
part qualified
6%
statutory accounts
3%
graduate
3%
xero
3%
finance officer
3%
vat returns
3%
support functions
3%
supportive
3%
accounting and finance
3%
sheet reconciliations
3%
fixed term
3%
communication skills
3%
analytical
3%
debt collection
3%
doncaster
3%
accounts admin
3%
excellent excel skills
3%
finance assistant
3%
aat level 4
3%
cash flow
3%
prepayment
3%
microsoft excel
3%
flexibility
3%
reliable
3%
highly numerate
3%
people skills
3%
variance analysis
3%
wip
3%
invoicing
3%
problem solving
3%
sage line
3%
cash management
3%
graduate accountant
3%
manufacturing accountant
3%
trainee management accountant
3%
analytical skills
3%
budgeting
3%
data integrity
3%
financial controller
3%
fixed asset register
3%
key account
3%
temporary
3%
ledger
3%
english
3%
reconciliation
3%
accountants
3%
management accounting
3%
public sector
3%
sage 50
3%
hull
3%
east yorkshire
3%
beverley
3%
accountant
3%
month end
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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