Bookkeeper Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Financial Services

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Bookkeeper Skills List in Financial Services

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Bookkeeper role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Bookkeeper job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 62% of Bookkeeper job descriptions contained accounts assistant as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

accounts assistant
62%
accounts administrator
50%
bookkeeper
47%
accountant
43%
bookkeeping
31%
aca
31%
acca
31%
accountancy
31%
axminster
31%
chartered accountants
31%
practice
31%
credit control
27%
aat
24%
accounts receivable
24%
collections advisor
20%
debt advisor
20%
debt recovery specialist
20%
finance clerk
20%
financial assistant
20%
payment processing
20%
fulltime
16%
accounts
16%
vat
16%
livingston
12%
payroll
12%
tax
12%
edinburgh
12%
hmrc
12%
invoice
12%
finance
4%
spreadsheet
4%
controller
4%
ledger
4%
payments
4%
postings
4%
burton-on-trent
4%
purchases
4%
credit controller
4%
purchase ledger
4%
sage
4%
finance assistant
4%
sales ledger
4%
sales
4%
general accounts
4%
meticulous
4%
enthusiasm
4%
microsoft excel
4%
flexible
4%

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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