Finance Director Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Financial Services

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Finance Director Skills List in Financial Services

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

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

finance
31%
building relationships
18%
commercial mortgages
18%
development financing
18%
residential mortgages
18%
management
14%
accounting
14%
leadership
14%
finance team
9%
budgeting
9%
operations
9%
head of finance
9%
communication skills
9%
compliance monitoring
9%
compliance
9%
financial planning
9%
financial services
9%
microsoft excel
9%
risk management
9%
development finance
5%
independent
5%
social housing
5%
lender
5%
power bi
5%
analytical
5%
excellent written and oral communication skills
5%
real estate
5%
ccab qualified accountant
5%
business meetings
5%
strong interpersonal skills
5%
chief financial officer
5%
business travel
5%
deputy chief financial officer
5%
coordinating meetings
5%
international exposure
5%
director of finance
5%
microsoft office
5%
strategies
5%
finance director
5%
acca
5%
law firm
5%
financial controller
5%
company secretarial work
5%
construction
5%
leases
5%
head of management accounting
5%
engineering
5%
senior accounting manager
5%
manufacturing
5%
credit risk
5%
analytical skills
5%
change management
5%
delivering results
5%
head of financial operations
5%
bridging
5%
financial control
5%
risk
5%
business development
5%
fixed asset register
5%
budget/forecasting
5%
management skills
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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