Mr. John Smith
1234 E. Main Street
Any Town, US 55555
Dear Mr. Smith:
I am very interested in joining an organization such as (name the organization). During my online research, I was very excited to learn about the current opening for a (specify position), and feel my qualifications and your requirements are a good match. For your review, I have attached my resume for your consideration.
I am interested in an opportunity to put my accounting/academic background and analytical expertise to work.
I offer a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and 15 years of progressive experience in accounting and finance. Within the last year, I served as an Accountant in the Psychology Department of Chicago College. This position entailed balance sheet reconciliation’s, generating income statements and balance sheets, overseeing accounts payables and receivables, and working extensively with spreadsheets/special projects for budget and variance analyses. My computer experience includes the most commonly used programs including Peoplesoft, Datatel/Colleague, Solomon, Fox Pro Database, Word, Excel and dBase IV. I offer a proven ability to master new software and operating systems.
My work experience has enabled me to develop effective interpersonal skills from management to staff. I have developed many wonderful friendships with co-workers. I would like the opportunity to schedule an interview with you to learn more about the plans and goals of your company and how I might contribute to its continued success.
If you feel there is a mutual interest, I would welcome the opportunity to meet with you to learn more about your company, the requirements of the position, and how my qualifications would be a good fit.
Thank in advance for your time and consideration of my candidacy. I look forward to hearing from you soon.