Cover Letter Sample

January 23, 2019


Employer Street Address
City, State, ZIP


To Whom It May Concern:

I am writing to submit my resume for consideration in regards to the position of ___________.

I am applying for this position because I believe that the combination of my extensive experience, effective financial management skills, and consistent professionalism make me an ideal candidate. I possess a deep understanding of organizational and management strategies across various environments, as well as effective coaching, reporting and collaboration. In my past experience, I’ve gained familiarity with any and all tasks that would be part of my role as a ___________________, including gap analysis and process improvement, as well as directing decentralized, global teams.

In my previous positions, the results of my efforts have spoken for themselves. To showcase three line items from my resume demonstrating my abilities:

  • Directing high-performing team of six accounting professionals to manage and oversee accounting and finance functions for the health system, preparation and analysis of financial statements, general ledger maintenance, and audit coordination.
  • Successfully managing corporate billing and receivables, accounting for $1B investment pool, and escheatment process.
  • Responded with agility to Accounting Standards Updates, spearheading the review, analysis, and process development and implementation for adoption of “Revenue from Contracts with Customers (ASC606)” and “Leases” (ASC842).

In all of my previous accomplishment, I’ve been a part of numerous teams. I pride myself on my ability to collaborate with a team and foster a sense of togetherness in the environment. I’ve been frequently praised by my supervisors, peers, and subordinates for the speed with which I acclimate myself to new work environments and find additional methods of contribution.

I have been often recognized for my ability to manage daily issues and solve problems independently, but also understand when transparency is desired. My years of experience, coupled with my comfort and familiarity with agile and waterfall project management, as well as my ability to accomplish seemingly insurmountable deadlines, would make me an asset to any organization.

Please find my enclosed resume. Feel free to contact me at any time at #####, or by email at @. I look forward to discussing my qualifications further. Thank you for your time.


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