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, 29% of Staff Accountant job descriptions contained assistant accountant as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

assistant accountant
29%
acca
25%
accounts assistant
15%
aat
11%
assistant management accountant
11%
accounts
8%
bookkeeping
8%
sales ledger
8%
vat
8%
management accountant
8%
credit checks
8%
credit control
8%
finance
8%
credit control supervisor
8%
credit risk
8%
communication skills
8%
purchase ledger
8%
telephone manner
8%
accountancy
8%
management accounts
8%
cima
8%
part-qualified accountant
8%
leicestershire
4%
company accountant
4%
accountant
4%
business partnering
4%
aca
4%
finance accountant
4%
finance administrator
4%
commercial accountant
4%
accruals
4%
junior accountant
4%
data integrity
4%
accounting technician
4%
leverkusen
4%
bank reconciliation
4%
fixed asset register
4%
costing
4%
home working
4%
wip
4%
finance officer
4%
journal
4%
hull
4%
ledger
4%
prepayments
4%
flexibility
4%
good communication
4%
english
4%
highly detailed
4%
interest in finance
4%
trial balance
4%
maths
4%
highly numerate
4%
finance jobs
4%
microsoft excel
4%
people skills
4%
willingness to learn
4%
month end
4%
part-qualified
4%
reliable
4%
excel
4%
sheffield
4%
accounting
4%
cis returns
4%
admin
4%
accounts semi senior
4%
sage 50
4%
construction
4%
time management
4%
telford
4%
credit control team leader
4%
finance manager
4%
account administrator
4%
xero
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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