Here are the keywords and skills that appear most frequently on recent Tax Manager job postings. In other words, these are the most sought after skills by recruiters and hiring managers. Go to Sample Templates ↓ below to see how to include them on your resume.
Remember that every job is different. Instead of including all keywords on your resume, identify those that are most relevant to the job you're applying to. Use the free Targeted Resume tool to help with this.
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Go through the Tax Manager posting you're applying to, and identify hard skills the company is looking for. For example, skills like Corporate Tax, Tax Advisory and Tax Accounting are possible skills. These are skills you should try to include on your resume.
Add other common skills from your industry - such as Financial Accounting, Income Tax and Tax - into your resume if they're relevant.
Incorporate skills - like Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Financial Analysis and Corporate Tax Planning - into your work experience too. This shows hiring managers that you have practical experience with these tools, techniques and skills.
On Tax Manager resumes, you should give specific accomplishments that involve you training others, whether that's in your team or other stakeholders.
Hiring managers often want to see evidence of leadership and management on a Tax Manager resume, so try to include any examples of where you led a project or managed other people.
Try to add the exact job title, Tax Manager, somewhere into your resume to get past resume screeners. See the infographic for how to do this.
The following word cloud highlights the most popular keywords that appear on Tax Manager job descriptions. The bigger the word, the more frequently it shows up on employer's job postings. If you have experience with these keywords, include them on your resume.
Here are examples of proven resumes in related jobs and industries, approved by experienced hiring managers. Use them as inspiration when you're writing your own resume. You can even download and edit the resume template in Google Docs.
The most common skills and keywords we found on Tax Manager resumes and job postings were Corporate Tax, Income Tax, Tax, Tax Advisory, Tax Accounting, Tax Research, Financial Reporting and Financial Accounting.
Skills like Goods and Services Tax (GST), Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Corporate Tax Planning, Financial Analysis and Assurance also appeared on related job postings.
Popular skills we often see on resumes for Indirect Tax Manager positions include:
In comparison, skills we see on International Tax Manager resumes include:
Depending on the specific role you apply to, you may need to emphasize different skill sets. Here are a few examples:
While the keywords above are a good indication of what skills you need on your resume, you should try to find additional keywords that are specific to the job. To do this, use the free Targeted Resume tool. It analyzes the job you are applying to and finds the most important keywords you need on your resume.
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