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Job Application

Phil Lombardi,
714 Shinn Street,
New York, NY 10022,
(212)-456 2090.

Date: May 5, 2005.

Mr. Keith Valente,
HR Head,
Influx Finance Corporation,
1664 East Drive,
New York, NY 10026.

Dear Mr. Valente,

      Mr. Dave Manning, sales-incharge with Influx Finance Corporation (New York department), informed me about the auditor development program. He told me that the Chicago office of Influx Finance Corporation is actively seeking to hire young graduate for the program.

      I have two years of accounting experience, including internship as an auditor with the New York City office of International Accounts Inc. My duties included accounts payable, accounts receivable and billing of the international customers and act as an interface with the clients. I am a senior student at Imperial School of Commerce (ISC) and will be graduating next month. I am confident that my combination of practical work experience and solid educational experience has prepared me to work for a well known financial firm like Influx Finance Corporation. Having interned with a leading firm in the public accounting field, I understand the level of professionalism and communication required for long-term success in this field. My financial background and professional approach to work will prove as an asset to your company upon completion of your development program.

      I would appreciate the opportunity to discuss how my education and experience will be helpful to the company. I will contact you tomorrow on the company contact number to talk about the possibility of arranging an interview. Thank you for your time and consideration.


Keith Valente,
Senior Student, Accounts,
ISC, New York.

1. Resume - myresume.doc
2. Internship certificate, International Accounts Inc. - appletter.doc

Sample Job Application

William Kyle,
2193 Paradise Lane,
Pomona, CA 91766,

Date: May 6, 2005.

Mr. Agustin Carrier,
HR Manager,
Wilson Financial Services,
3003 Half and Half Drive,
Fresno, CA 93721.

Dear Mr. Carrier,

      I am writing with reference to your advertisement in the local Employment News magazine for the requirement of senior accountant in Wilson Financial Services. I consider that my credentials and interests match with the job requirements. Hence, I want to apply for the post of senior accountant in your firm.

      Presently, I am deputed as a senior accountant at Regional Accounts Inc. I have been working with them for the past two years. During these years, I have equipped myself with all accounting functions, which includes accounts payable, accounts receivable, billing and providing administrative support to the management. The job includes reporting directly to the president. I am proficient in using Peachtree and MS Office packages like Access, Excel and PowerPoint that helps me in decent and organized representation of my accounting work.

      Although, I am content with my present job, I am looking for better job opportunities in the same field. I would like to request you for an interview, so that I can clearly mention my professional expertise. I am eagerly waiting for your reply.


William Kyle,
Senior Accountant,
Regional Accounts Inc.

1. Resume - myresume.doc
2. Experience certificate, Regional Accounts Inc. - expletter.doc

Job Application Sample

Michael Reynolds,
824 Morgan Street,
Pensacola, FL 32514.

Date: May 2, 2005.

Mr. Rudolph Carter,
Recruitment head,
Influx Investment Inc.,
2166 Oak Street,
Pensacola, FL 32514.

Dear Mr. Carter,

      I learned about the opening for senior financial consultant in Influx Investment Inc. through advertisement in XYZ newspaper. As the senior financial consultant job needs expertise to deal with clients, I feel I am the right candidate for the job as I have experience in handling key accounts that has helped enhance the reputation of my present firm, Alpha Finance Inc. I work as consultant at its client's end. I am looking for a job change because, Alpha Finance Inc. is in the process of merging with another company and the entire business will shifted to New York.

      Professional skills:

  • I have demonstrated my strategic ability through successfully implementing investment strategies.
  • I have consistently contributed my leadership skills in a corporate setting, while managing the creative process, motivating and empowering team members, fine-tuning auditing plans, and juggling multiple administrative tasks.
  • My team was awarded "The Best Key Holders" award consecutively for the last two years.

      I am particularly interested in the position of accounts manager in the following categories:

  • Handling and leveraging investment opportunities for the portfolio companies and advising them on appropriate strategies;
  • Performing technical accounting research, as required for accounting implications and modifications to stock option grants, derivative instruments, ESOPs, pension, post-retirement and post-employment issues etc.

      I would like to meet you to discuss how I can add value to your client firms. I will contact you soon on the companies contact number to know about the possibility for an interview. Thank you for considering me for the post of senior financial consultant.


Michael Reynolds,
Accounts Manager,
Influx Investment Inc.

1. Resume - myresume.doc
2. Certificate of appreciation, Regional Accounts Inc. - appletter.doc
3. Copy of "The Best Key Holders" award - award.doc

Sample Application for a Job

Harry Napier,
53 Duncan Avenue,
Whitestone, NY 11357,
(701)-456 7890.

Date: May 10, 2005.

Mr. Mike Stevenson,
HR Manager,
National Financial Inc.,
257, East Avenue,
New York, NY 11331.

Dear Mr. Stevenson,

      I am writing to introduce myself as a student of New York University (Finance department). I am responding to your advertisement in the local Employment News for the requirement of a senior accounting student for your accounts department

      As you can see in the enclosed resume, I have a very strong academic background in accounting combined with over five years work experience in accounting and bookkeeping. My recent internship at Influx Accounts Inc., New York, allowed me to further develop and strengthen my technical skills. I am proficient in using packages like Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable along with MS Office and Peachtree. I believe that I could make a significant and valuable contribution to your firm.

      I would appreciate the opportunity to discuss how my education and experience will be helpful to you. I will be contacting you tomorrow morning on phone to talk about the possibility of arranging an interview. Thank you for your time and consideration.


Harry Napier,
Senior Student, Accounts,
New York University.

1. Resume - myresume.doc
2. Letter of appreciation from the Head of Department, Finance, New York University - appletter.doc


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