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

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Accountant Skills List in Accountancy (qualified)

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for an Accountant role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Accountant job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 35% of Accountant job descriptions contained accountant as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

accountant
35%
management accountant
35%
accountancy
22%
acca
16%
bookkeeping
13%
accounts semi senior
10%
business partnering
10%
commercial accountant
10%
vat
10%
tax
10%
senior accountant
10%
newly qualified accountant
10%
auditor
10%
accounts
10%
data inputting
7%
cost accounting
7%
aat
7%
cost accountant
7%
group management accountant
7%
qbe
7%
aca
7%
qualified accountant
7%
bank reconciliations
7%
management accounts
7%
communication skills
7%
financial accountant
7%
ifrs
7%
accounting
7%
finance
7%
payroll
4%
microsoft excel
4%
vat returns
4%
excel spreadsheets
4%
experienced accountant
4%
icas
4%
meet deadlines
4%
company incentives
4%
chief accountant
4%
flexible working
4%
sage
4%
financial officer
4%
hybrid
4%
xero
4%
local government
4%
wolverhampton
4%
cima
4%
work life balance
4%
finance business partner
4%
accounts assistant
4%
financial analyst
4%
assistant accountant
4%
chartered accountant
4%
agricultural
4%
accounts senior
4%
practice accountant
4%
business operations
4%
accounts payable
4%
financial analysis
4%
balance sheet
4%
construction industry
4%
month end close
4%
p11d
4%
general ledger
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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