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

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Payroll Skills List in Financial Services

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Payroll role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Payroll job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 59% of Payroll job descriptions contained payroll as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

payroll
59%
finance
42%
communication skills
17%
payroll services
17%
sipp
9%
supervisor
9%
tax
9%
accounts
9%
certifications
9%
finances
9%
payable
9%
payment
9%
receivable
9%
wage
9%
pension admin
9%
pension administration
9%
pensions
9%
accounting
9%
ssas
9%
advanced excel
9%
analyse
9%
data
9%
investigation
9%
problem solving
9%
reconciliation
9%
validation
9%
bacs
9%
invoicing
9%
accounts payable
9%
administrative
9%
analytical
9%
audit
9%
data entry
9%
flexibility
9%
telephone manner
9%
cipp
9%
hmrc
9%
managerial experience
9%
smp
9%
ssp
9%
lead
9%
sage 50
9%
compliance
9%
customer service
9%
sage
9%
financial controller
9%
finance assistant
9%
financial services
9%
professional services
9%
accountancy
9%
accurate data entry
9%
corporate
9%

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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