Dear Sir, Madam,

In response to ABC Enterprise’s need for an experienced and analytical individual in the role of Accountant, you will find that the enclosed documents respond to all of your requirements.

I possess a rich mix of experience having worked in Accounting and Audit Manager roles, within diverse industries, coupled with a strong academic background having gained my Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Accounting and continuing my thirst for knowledge and development as a CPA candidate. In my previous role as Staff Accountant for XYZ Accounting in Anytown, State, I prepared and filed weekly reports for ten appointed franchises, including balance sheets, income statements, cash flows and supporting documents, presenting my findings to senior management for review.

My areas of expertise include experience in working with diverse corporate financial systems, and a demonstrated ability to accurately complete accounts payable and receivable processes. I bring extensive knowledge and skill with MS Office, Quick Books Pro 2014, Great Plains 2014 and SAP, which coupled with my skilled attention to detail, and proven ability to maintain accurate financial records, underpinned by effective communication with Senior Executives, make me the ideal candidate for this role. I always work to the best of my ability; the following results speak for themselves indicative of the performance that I offer to your organization:

  • Responsible for the input of all month ending entries and general ledger reconciliations, including monthly closing procedures and inter-company balance reconciliation
  • Assisted the Finance Controller to reconcile 20 vendors, supplier invoices and audited payroll information at year end, successfully contributing to the transfer of historical data into a new system with no data loss
  • Set-up and implemented the processes to handle 500+ invoices totaling over $4M per month, creating checks and balances to improve work accuracy and shorten the turnaround time by two business days

My reputation for as a self-starter with an analytical mindset and a hunger to take on new and challenging opportunities, delivered through excellent communication, strong organization, and inspirational leadership would be a definite asset at ABC Enterprises. If you are seeking someone who is undaunted by the challenge and enthused about breaking new ground, with a vision for improving the role of Staff Accountant, then we should meet.

I look forward to sharing my perspectives on the role of Accountant. I plan to follow up with a phone call to arrange a meeting at your convenience.

Sincerely, Your name