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

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Assistant Accountant Skills List in Accountancy

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for an Assistant Accountant role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Assistant Accountant job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 30% of Assistant Accountant job descriptions contained assistant accountant as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

assistant accountant
30%
accounts assistant
27%
purchase ledger
24%
finance
24%
management accounts
14%
bank reconciliations
14%
payroll
14%
sales ledger
14%
aat
14%
assistant management accountant
10%
credit control
10%
vat
10%
balance sheet
10%
management accountant
10%
acca
10%
accounting
10%
bookkeeping
7%
accounts payable
7%
finance manager
7%
vat returns
7%
accounts receivable
7%
cima
7%
accruals
7%
prepayment
7%
flexibility
7%
highly detailed
7%
highly numerate
7%
accountant
7%
accountancy
7%
variance analysis
7%
reliable
7%
excel
7%
people skills
7%
bank reconciliation
4%
cis returns
4%
balance sheet review
4%
darlington
4%
durham
4%
permanent
4%
uk
4%
monthly accounts
4%
month end close
4%
journal entries
4%
invoice processing
4%
intercompany
4%
fixed asset
4%
multiple priorities
4%
effective communication
4%
analytical skills
4%
tax accountant
4%
finalist
4%
sunderland
4%
study support
4%
studier
4%
accounts admin
4%
north east
4%
north
4%
newcastle
4%
ne
4%
fixed asset accountant
4%
financial reporting
4%
ledger
4%
reconciliation
4%
accountants
4%
management accounting
4%
public sector
4%
sage 50
4%
accounts
4%
doncaster
4%
immediate start
4%
month end
4%
temporary
4%
analytical
4%
communication skills
4%
microsoft excel
4%
fixed term
4%
sheet reconciliations
4%
statutory accounts
4%
supportive
4%
support functions
4%
bookkeeper
4%
finance officer
4%
xero
4%
debt collection
4%
accounting and finance
4%
finance assistant
4%
cash flow
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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