Accounts Trainee Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Accountancy

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Accounts Trainee Skills List in Accountancy

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for an Accounts Trainee role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Accounts Trainee job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 34% of Accounts Trainee job descriptions contained aat as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

aat
34%
accounting
26%
accounts assistant
26%
organisational skills
19%
bookkeeping
19%
trainee accountant
15%
microsoft excel
15%
accounts trainee
15%
vat
15%
accountancy
15%
acca
12%
bookkeeper
12%
accounts payable
12%
communication skills
12%
finance
12%
assistant accountant
8%
accounts preparation
8%
vat returns
8%
bank reconciliations
8%
purchase ledger
8%
reconciling
8%
gcse
8%
computer literate
8%
customer service
8%
interpersonal skills
8%
english language skills
8%
friendly personality
8%
responsiveness
8%
self management
8%
true team player
8%
degrees
8%
microsoft word
8%
finance department
8%
excel
8%
junior
4%
payroll
4%
xero
4%
sage
4%
audit trainee
4%
sage 200
4%
sales ledger
4%
trainee
4%
accountancy firm
4%
trial balance
4%
aca
4%
chartered accountants
4%
practice
4%
practice bookkeeper
4%
accurate record keeping
4%
numeracy
4%
accounts department
4%
legal
4%
invoice
4%
personal development
4%
reliability
4%
balance sheet
4%
journals
4%
management accounts
4%
audit semi-senior
4%
positive team player
4%
reliable
4%
time management
4%
aat study support
4%
bolton
4%
accounts
4%
accounts semi-senior
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.

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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