Financial Keywords for Resumes

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Keywords are an important component of a resume and of a cover letter because hiring managers use the words and phrases to screen job applicants. Here is a list of financial keywords for resumes, cover letters and job applications.

Financial Keywords for Resume

A - B

  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Accuracy
  • Advanced Proficiency in Excel
  • Analytics
  • Analyzing Credit Worthiness
  • Analyzing Expenditures
  • Analyzing Financial Statements
  • Asset Allocation
  • Assessing Financial Risk
  • Business Valuations

C - D

  • Calculating Adjusted Present Value
  • Cash Flow Statement
  • Cash Management
  • CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst)
  • CFP (Certified Financial Planner)
  • Clean Audit
  • Conducting Value Added Analysis
  • Cost Accounting
  • CPA (Certified Public Accountant)
  • Creating Budgets
  • Creating Financial Models
  • Depreciating Assets
  • Developing Financial Statements

E - I

  • Establishing Financial Controls
  • Estimated Costs for Projects
  • Evaluating Options to Finance Expansion
  • Expediting Collection of Accounts Receivable
  • Financial Engineering
  • Financial Planning
  • Financial Projections
  • Fixed Asset Accounting
  • Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS)
  • Hedging for Commodities Price Fluctuations
  • Hyperion Financial Management
  • Income Statement

J - Q

  • Managerial Accounting
  • MBA
  • Measuring Performance
  • Minimizing Taxes
  • Negotiating Contracts
  • Orchestrating IPOs
  • Orchestrating Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Percentage Change Financial Statement Analysis
  • Performing Cost Benefit Analyses
  • Price Earnings Ratio
  • Pricing Initial Public Offerings
  • Quantitative Analysis of Stocks
  • QuickBooks
  • Quick Ratio

R - Z

  • Rebalancing Portfolio
  • Reconciling Accounts
  • Reducing Expenses
  • Regulatory Accounting
  • Return on Assets (ROA)
  • Return on Equity (ROE)
  • Return on Investment (ROI)
  • Sarbanes Oxley
  • Series 7 License
  • Series 63 License
  • Trial Balance

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