Chief Accountant Skills for your CV in the Accountancy Industry

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Chief Accountant Skills List in the Accountancy Industry

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Chief Accountant role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Chief Accountant job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 17% of Chief Accountant job descriptions contained accruals as a required skill.

Skills

Popularity

accruals
17%
reconciliation
13%
credit control
9%
accountancy
9%
sales ledger
9%
assistant accountant
9%
commercial software
9%
fixed assets
9%
bookkeeping
9%
vat
9%
finance
9%
sap
9%
purchase ledger
9%
part qualified
9%
management accounts
9%
accounting software
9%
microsoft excel
9%
accountant
9%
vat returns
5%
month end processing
5%
monthly reports
5%
audit
5%
corporate tax
5%
bank reconciliation
5%
returns
5%
financial reporting
5%
year-end
5%
xero
5%
prepayment
5%
assistant management accountant
5%
financial accounting
5%
advanced excel
5%
trial balance
5%
fixed asset
5%
dynamics
5%
local government
5%
valuation
5%
nav
5%
trainee accountant
5%
treasury
5%
aat qualified
5%
pivot tables
5%
acca
5%
account management
5%
analysis
5%
charity
5%
cima
5%
accounting
5%
budget
5%
cost management
5%
excellent communication skills
5%
ccab
5%
finance manager
5%
capital accountant
5%
prepayments
5%
sage
5%
capital projects
5%
public sector accounting
5%
vat return
5%
aat
5%
fixed assets accountant
5%
balance sheet
5%
coda
5%
budgeting
5%
financial accountant
5%
forecasting
5%
manufacturing environment
5%

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