Cost Controller Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Accountancy

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Cost Controller Skills List in Accountancy

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Cost Controller role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Cost Controller job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 50% of Cost Controller job descriptions contained finance business partner as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

finance business partner
50%
management accountant
50%
financial controller
50%
finance manager
44%
cost accounting
44%
cost accountant
44%
cima
44%
acca
44%
aca
44%
credit control
19%
business partnering
13%
business planning
13%
commercial finance
13%
management accounts
13%
variance analysis
13%
bookkeeper
13%
bookkeeping
13%
statements
7%
accounts payable
7%
p&l
7%
management accounting
7%
xero
7%
auditing
7%
financial accounting
7%
balance sheet reconciliation
7%
hull
7%
forecasting
7%
east yorkshire
7%
real estate
7%
assistant management accountant
7%
assistant accountant
7%
accounts assistant
7%

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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