Sales Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Accountancy (qualified)

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Sales Skills List in Accountancy (qualified)

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

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

financial planning
19%
acca
19%
forecasting
19%
finance
19%
aca
15%
financial reporting
12%
accounting
12%
cima
12%
budgeting
12%
finance business partner
12%
analysis
12%
commercial finance
8%
sme
8%
qualified accountant
8%
foreign currency
8%
fcca
8%
financial controller
8%
variance analysis
8%
management accountant
8%
finance data analyst
8%
finance manager
8%
business case production
4%
confidentiality
4%
fast paced environment
4%
investment
4%
flexible approach
4%
financial services
4%
business planning
4%
business partner support
4%
kpi reports
4%
sales growth
4%
ticket sales
4%
sheet reconciliations
4%
capex
4%
resellers
4%
mi
4%
managed services
4%
construction industry
4%
account management
4%
analytical
4%
fp&a
4%
commercial finance manager
4%
commercial finance analyst
4%
xero
4%
vat returns
4%
project work
4%
business partner
4%
aat
4%
microsoft office
4%
analysts
4%
cis returns
4%
management reporting
4%
sme sector
4%
consolidation
4%
part qualified
4%
numeracy
4%
cost management
4%
margin
4%
forecast
4%
financial analysis
4%
technical skills
4%
group accounts
4%
manufacturing
4%
cash flow forecasting
4%
data
4%
analyst
4%
staff management
4%
financial control
4%
internal audit
4%
finance director
4%
management accounts
4%
private equity
4%
advanced excel
4%
budgets
4%
erp
4%
management information
4%
partnering
4%
reporting
4%
sales
4%
team management
4%
sales analysis
4%
software
4%
trusted business partner
4%
budgeting and forecasting
4%
financial planning and analysis
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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