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

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Chief Accountant Skills List in Accountancy

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, 32% of Chief Accountant job descriptions contained management accounts as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

management accounts
32%
finance
16%
management accountant
11%
ccab qualified accountant
11%
finance officer
11%
cashflow analysis
11%
fixed assets
11%
tax
11%
vat
11%
acca
11%
budget management
11%
assistant accountant
6%
government
6%
budget forecasts
6%
management
6%
sme
6%
cima
6%
reconciliation
6%
start up
6%
aat
6%
finance accountant
6%
social housing
6%
budget monitoring
6%
internal controls
6%
xero
6%
budget setting
6%
chief financial officer
6%
spreadsheets
6%
accounts assistant
6%
financial analysis
6%
director of finance
6%
data
6%
accounts payable
6%
forecasting
6%
finance director
6%
accounts receivable
6%
bank reconciliations
6%
finance manager
6%
financial operations
6%
erp
6%
credit control
6%
financial controller
6%
graduate entry
6%
sap
6%
journal entries
6%
head of finance
6%
graduate recruitment
6%
sage accounts
6%
head of management accounting
6%
account management
6%
durham
6%
accounting
6%
hybrid working
6%
senior accounting manager
6%
admin
6%
permanent job
6%
aca
6%
accounting software
6%
financial planning
6%
kpi reports
6%

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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