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

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Staff Accountant Skills List in Accountancy

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Staff Accountant role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Staff Accountant job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 20% of Staff Accountant job descriptions contained aat as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

aat
20%
acca
20%
management accountant
17%
vat
10%
accounts assistant
10%
aca
10%
assistant accountant
10%
management accounts
10%
credit control
7%
assistant management accountant
7%
credit checks
7%
accountant
7%
credit control supervisor
7%
credit risk
7%
telephone manner
7%
finance manager
7%
cima
7%
finance
7%
cash flow
7%
flexibility
7%
accountancy
7%
reliable
7%
people skills
7%
highly numerate
7%
highly detailed
7%
finance team
4%
statutory accounts
4%
accounts receivable
4%
sales ledger
4%
account manager
4%
sage 50
4%
excel
4%
purchase ledger
4%
fixed asset accountant
4%
payroll
4%
account administrator
4%
budgeting
4%
financial transactions
4%
transaction management
4%
real estate
4%
order administration
4%
administrative support
4%
accounting software
4%
cash flow forecasting
4%
direct debit
4%
financial procedures
4%
finance department
4%
reconciliation
4%
invoicing
4%
journals
4%
commercial accountant
4%
finance administrator
4%
junior accountant
4%
leverkusen
4%
costing
4%
finance officer
4%
ledger
4%
accounts
4%
accounts semi senior
4%
bookkeeping
4%
telford
4%
xero
4%
leicestershire
4%
business partnering
4%
finance accountant
4%
good communication
4%
interest in finance
4%
willingness to learn
4%
credit control team leader
4%
accruals
4%
data integrity
4%
fixed asset register
4%
wip
4%
personal tax
4%
statutory accounting
4%
tax computations
4%
vat returns
4%
company accountant
4%

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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