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

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Senior Accountant Skills List in Accountancy

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

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

xero
50%
statutory accounts
38%
tax
38%
vat
38%
senior accountant
38%
management accounts
38%
accounts semi senior
25%
practice accountant
25%
accountant
25%
acca
25%
aca
25%
cima
13%
accountancy practice
13%
aat
13%
accounts preparation
13%
bookkeeping
13%
corporation tax
13%
sage
13%
sme
13%
vat returns
13%

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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