Cost Accounting Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Accountancy

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Cost Accounting Skills List in Accountancy

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Cost Accounting role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Cost Accounting job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 19% of Cost Accounting job descriptions contained accounts payable as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

accounts payable
19%
management accounts
19%
cost accounting
13%
finance analyst
13%
financial analysis
13%
assistant accountant
13%
management accounting
13%
purchase ledger
13%
part qualified
13%
acca
13%
accounts
13%
cima
13%
finance
13%
qbe
7%
reporting
7%
microsoft office
7%
sap
7%
revenue accounting
7%
cogs
7%
identifying process improvements
7%
e-commerce
7%
inventory
7%
part time
7%
mrp
7%
retail
7%
flexible
7%
stock management
7%
accounts assistant
7%
growth
7%
accounting
7%
microsoft excel
7%
hybrid working
7%
management accountant
7%
implementation
7%
cost management
7%
vat
7%
progression
7%
manufacturing environment
7%
study support
7%
ms excel
7%
working from home
7%
analysis
7%
costing
7%
financial accounts
7%
budgeting
7%
direct cost accounting
7%
manufacturing
7%

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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