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

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Chief Accountant Skills List in Accountancy (qualified)

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Chief Accountant role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Chief Accountant job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 45% of Chief Accountant job descriptions contained forecasting as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

forecasting
45%
finance
45%
accounting
34%
budgeting
34%
cash flow
23%
analysis
23%
financial controller
23%
strategic planning
12%
public sector accountant
12%
aca
12%
acca
12%
audit
12%
cashflow
12%
chief finance officer
12%
cima
12%
finance director
12%
manufacturing
12%
private equity
12%
r&d
12%
tax
12%
accountancy
12%
qualified chartered accountant
12%
treasury
12%
treasury management
12%
financial strategy
12%
management
12%
financial management
12%
financial control
12%
financial planning
12%
staff management
12%
group accounts
12%
professional development
12%
revenue
12%
statutory accounts
12%
balance sheet
12%
fd
12%
erp
12%
management information
12%
finance business partner
12%
reporting
12%
sales
12%
chief accountant
12%
qualified accountant
12%
cfo
12%

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