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What should I include on my CV for an Audit or Accounts role?

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What should I include on my CV when applying for a role in Audit, Accounts or Outsourcing?​

Commonly Asked Questions of Recruiters is a video series that provides professional advice from expert recruiters in the Audit, Accounts and Outsourcing space.

In this episode, we answer the question of what to include on a CV.

Check out the video below or scroll down to read the transcript.


Jonathan - Welcome back to episode 4 of Commonly Asked Questions.

Commonly Asked Question number 4!

What should I include on my CV?

Gideon - What do employers want to see?

So we would give a few recommendations.

So it's imperative to include qualifications. Whether you are AAT qualified, you might even be qualified by experience, decided not to complete your qualification, or maybe ACCA or ACA Qualified.

Include your system skills - Cloud 0, Sage...what are you using day in day out for your bookkeeping?

What are you using day in day out for your accounts production or your audit work?

And obviously your work history. What is it you actually do day to day?

How many clients are you looking after?

What sort of turnovers are you working with?

What sort of sectors are your clients in?

Jonathan - Makes sense?

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