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In financial companies, there is professional work environment. Hence, you should send a professional cover letter accompanying your resume. Most candidates with good work experience and academic records, loss their change for getting interview call, because they do not send a smartly written cover letter. Job application is not just about drafting a resume, you need to keep sometime aside to draft an effective cover letter. Use the regular professional letter writing formatting to draft your letter. The introduction should include details such as why you are looking for a job or job change, what interested you to apply for job in the specific company and what makes you suitable for the job profile. It is important to highlight your achievements and skill sets, to grab the recruiter's attention.

Job Application

Bill Lopez,
1758 Long Street,
Ocala, FL 34471,
(352)-456 7540.

Date: May 26, 2005.

Mr. Sean Robbins,
HR Manager,
Alpha Financial Firm,
158 Benedum Drive,
White Plains, NY 10601.

Dear Mr. Robbins,

      Mr. Peter Smith, Sales-Incharge with the New York office of Alpha Financial Firm, provided me your reference. He informed me that the Florida Office of Alpha Financial Firm is actively seeking to hire quality University graduates for the auditor development program.

      I have 2 years of accounting experience, which includes internship as an auditor last year with the New York City Office of Influx Accounts Inc. My charge included accounts payable, accounts receivable and billing of the international customers and to act as an interface with the clients. I am a senior student at Peterson School of Management (PSM) and will be graduating next month. I am confident that my combination of practical work experience and solid educational experience has prepared me for making an immediate contribution to Influx Accounts Inc. As I did my internship 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 academic background and professional approach to work will help me to excel after the completion of the auditor development program.

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


Bill Lopez,
Senior Student, Accounts,
PSM, Florida.

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

Sample Cover Letter Application for Job

Christopher D. Butler,
99 Pinnickinnick Street,
Lavallette, NJ 08752,

Date: March 12, 2006.

Mr. Jay A. Burges,
HR Manager,
Alpha Financial Services,
3662 Diane Street,
Lavallette, NJ 08752.

Dear Mr. Burges,

      I am a finance graduate with work experience of 3 years and would like to apply for the post of senior accountant in your company. I learned about this job opening from advertisement in the daily local newspaper. I understand the job expertise and skills required for this job and I fulfill all the requirements of the job as specified in the job advertisement.

      Currently, I am working with Influx Accounts Inc. I joined Influx Accounts Inc. as an intern, and later was absorbed into the company as a regular employee. I received the award for excellent performance during the internship program. Today, I am a part of the auditing team and we work together to audit client data. I have through knowledge about accounting and bookkeeping. I am planning to appear for the certified public accountant exam by the end of this year.

      Thank you for providing me a chance to apply for job in such a prestigious company. Please go through the enclosed resume. It will provide detailed information about my academics and professional experience. Thank you for your time and consideration.


Christopher D. Butler,
Senior Accountant,
Regional Accounts Inc.

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

Sample Job Application

Richard Anderson,
1234, West 67 Street,
Carlisle, MA 01741,
(123)-456 7890.

Date: 1st May, 2005.

Mr. John Smith,
National Accounts Inc.,
257, Park Avenue South,
New York, NY 12345-6789.

Dear Mr. Smith,

      If you have a Client who needs to be catered on a one-to-one basis with full time back-up Plans, I'd then, like to make a strong case for myself. My track record in handling Key Accounts has helped enhance the reputation of my present firm, Regional Accounts Inc. as permanent Consultants at its Client's end, here at New York. I am contacting you as I believe it is time for a change. Regional Accounts Inc. is in the process of merging with another company, so the time seems right to move on.

      Of particular interest to your Firm:

  • 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 position of Accounts Manager in the following categories:

  • Handling and leveraging Investment opportunities for the Portfolio Companies and advising them on appropriate strategies.
  • Perform 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'd like to meet with you to discuss adding value to one of your Client Firms as I've done for my Present Employers. I'll contact you soon to arrange a meeting. Should you wish to contact me before then, I can be reached during the day on my direct line (123.444.5678) or at home most evenings (123.555.6789).


Richard Anderson,
Accounts Manager,
Regional Accounts Inc.

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

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