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

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Finance Skills List in Financial Services

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Finance role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Finance job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 43% of Finance job descriptions contained finance as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

finance
43%
financial services
20%
analyst
16%
finance analyst
16%
acca
12%
communication skills
12%
finance manager
12%
sales
8%
finance controller
8%
client satisfaction
8%
build strong relationships
8%
asset based finance
8%
administrative
8%
data
8%
commission
8%
broker
8%
finance assistant
8%
qualified finance
8%
admin
8%
cima
8%
administrator
8%
finance administrator
8%
financial administrator
8%
financial advisory
8%
senior administrator
8%
solutions provider
8%
financial management
8%
cfll
4%
accounts payable
4%
surrey county council
4%
surrey
4%
scc
4%
financial analysis
4%
finance roles
4%
childrens social care
4%
professional services
4%
budgeting
4%
financial director
4%
fd
4%
cfo
4%
written communication
4%
sustainability
4%
public sector
4%
manage multiple
4%
critical thinking
4%
contract management
4%
capital projects
4%
active team player
4%
banking
4%
sage accounts
4%
reconciliation
4%
queries
4%
purchase ledger
4%
processing invoices
4%
petty cash
4%
financial assistance
4%
direct debit
4%
analytical
4%
aat
4%
financial reporting
4%
statutory accounting
4%
statutory accounts
4%
finance business partner
4%
finance reporting
4%
account management
4%
finances
4%
payouts
4%
accountancy
4%
budget monitoring
4%
finance lead
4%
financial controller
4%
microsoft office
4%
sage
4%
analysis
4%
cim qualified
4%
client services
4%
commercial finance
4%
degree educated
4%
microsoft excel
4%
accounting
4%
business administration
4%
finance jobs
4%
finance officer
4%
financial
4%
financial accountant
4%
financial administration
4%
financial manager
4%
financial officer
4%

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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