Senior Accountant Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Accountancy

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Senior Accountant Skills List in Accountancy

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Senior Accountant role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Senior Accountant job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 39% of Senior Accountant job descriptions contained senior accountant as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

senior accountant
39%
accountant
31%
practice accountant
31%
xero
31%
vat
31%
tax
24%
statutory accounts
24%
management accounts
24%
accounts senior
16%
accounts semi senior
16%
acca
16%
aca
16%
driver
8%
management accounting
8%
forecasting
8%
budgets
8%
client accounting
8%
jobs
8%
accountancy practice
8%
cima
8%
accounts supervisor
8%
aat
8%
accounts preparation
8%
bookkeeping
8%
corporation tax
8%
sage
8%
sme
8%
vat returns
8%

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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