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

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Cost Controller Skills List in Accountancy

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Cost Controller role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Cost Controller job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 50% of Cost Controller job descriptions contained acca as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

acca
50%
aca
46%
financial controller
42%
cima
42%
management accountant
38%
finance business partner
38%
finance manager
34%
cost accounting
34%
cost accountant
34%
variance analysis
17%
bookkeeping
13%
credit control
13%
management accounts
13%
commercial finance
9%
acma
9%
project controller
9%
project controls
9%
accountancy
9%
aat
9%
business partnering
9%
business planning
9%
bookkeeper
9%
balance sheet reconciliation
5%
east yorkshire
5%
hull
5%
accountant
5%
financial accounting
5%
p&l
5%
statements
5%
accounts payable
5%
management accounting
5%
xero
5%
auditing
5%
forecasting
5%
real estate
5%
costing
5%
interim
5%
treasury
5%
accountants
5%
budgets
5%
cash flow
5%
financial reporting
5%
payroll
5%
vat returns
5%
assistant management accountant
5%
finance
5%
manufacturing
5%
product costing
5%
credit controller
5%
accounting
5%
oslo
5%
accounts assistant
5%
assistant accountant
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.

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