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

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Chartered Accountant Skills List in Accountancy

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Chartered Accountant role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Chartered Accountant job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 31% of Chartered Accountant job descriptions contained aca as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

aca
31%
accountancy
27%
aat
22%
training
22%
audit
22%
bookkeeper
18%
graduate
18%
icaew
18%
chartered accountant
18%
trainee accountant
18%
finance
18%
chartered accountants
14%
accountancy firm
14%
accountant
14%
daventry
9%
northamptonshire
9%
qbe
9%
accounting
9%
finance manager
9%
financial controller
9%
senior accountant
9%
communication skills
9%
ccab
5%
cima
5%
acca
5%
chartered accountancy
5%
ca
5%
finance associate
5%
financial accountancy
5%
taxation
5%
bank reconciliations
5%
financial accountant
5%
bookkeeping
5%
financial analyst
5%
financial planner
5%
management accounts
5%
part-qualified accountant
5%
microsoft excel
5%
head of finance
5%
quickbooks
5%
graduate level
5%
revenue accountancy
5%
graduate entry
5%
graduate recruitment
5%
revenue accountant
5%
vat
5%
highly numerate
5%
budgeting
5%
numeracy
5%
financial
5%
career development
5%

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.

Including the right keywords in your CV will help you get past Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and win more job interviews from employers and recruiters.


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