Finance Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Financial Services

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Finance Skills List in Financial Services

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Finance role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Finance job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 39% of Finance job descriptions contained finance as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

finance
39%
finance assistant
20%
financial services
20%
finance manager
15%
financial administrator
10%
commission
10%
asset based finance
10%
build strong relationships
10%
client satisfaction
10%
sales
10%
admin
10%
administrator
10%
finance administrator
10%
solutions provider
10%
financial advisory
10%
senior administrator
10%
analyst
10%
finance analyst
10%
data
10%
broker
10%
communication skills
10%
finance controller
10%
leadership
5%
reporting
5%
contract management
5%
capital projects
5%
budgeting
5%
banking
5%
sage accounts
5%
reconciliation
5%
queries
5%
purchase ledger
5%
processing invoices
5%
petty cash
5%
financial assistance
5%
management
5%
critical thinking
5%
manage multiple
5%
compliance
5%
collections
5%
senior finance
5%
dv clearance
5%
professional services
5%
financial director
5%
cfll
5%
fd
5%
cfo
5%
written communication
5%
sustainability
5%
public sector
5%
acca
5%
cim qualified
5%
client services
5%
commercial finance
5%
degree educated
5%
microsoft excel
5%
accounting
5%
business administration
5%
finance jobs
5%
finance officer
5%
financial
5%
financial accountant
5%
financial administration
5%
financial manager
5%
financial officer
5%
direct debit
5%
cima
5%
qualified finance
5%
analysis
5%
analytical
5%
childrens social care
5%
finance roles
5%
financial analysis
5%
scc
5%
surrey
5%
surrey county council
5%
accounts payable
5%
active team player
5%
administrative
5%

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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