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

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Staff Accountant Skills List in Accountancy

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Staff Accountant role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Staff Accountant job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 47% of Staff Accountant job descriptions contained acca as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

acca
47%
finance
39%
accounting
31%
management accounts
31%
bookkeeping
24%
aca
24%
audit
24%
xero
16%
accountancy
16%
statutory
16%
tax
16%
tax returns
16%
reliable
16%
people skills
16%
highly numerate
16%
highly detailed
16%
flexibility
16%
cima
16%
cash flow
16%
budgeting
16%
microsoft excel
16%
payroll
8%
admin
8%
administrative
8%
credit control
8%
microsoft word
8%
organization
8%
ifrs
8%
reconcile
8%
accounts receivable
8%
accounts payable
8%
part qualified
8%
financial reporting
8%
vat
8%
finance department
8%
account manager
8%
sage
8%
financial accounting
8%
finance manager
8%
aat
8%
real estate
8%
accounting software
8%
management accountant
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.

Including the right keywords in your CV will help you get past Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and win more job interviews from employers and recruiters.


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