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Here are a couple of sample cover letters you may find useful.

 

Dear

I wish to apply for the role of Accounting Supervisor advertised in The Times on 20 December 2008.

I believe that I have the skills and experience to assist Wavelength Industries (refer here to whatever you feel is relevant in the company’s activities or current news stories). I outline below my experience as it matches your requirements.

Your Needs My Experience and Skills
Three to five years of accounting experience Five years in-depth accounting experience in progressively senior roles.ACCA qualified in 2002.Reduced costs in departments supported by 5% year on year.
Managed staff of three professionals.
Strong analytical skills Proven excellence in analysing complex business accounts with a view to making informed recommendations.Undertook detailed audit inventory of processes leading to better streamlined processes and significant savings of £50,000.
Knowledge of accounting systems Experienced in day-to-day month and year end processingSuper user for SAP implementation involved in defining user requirements.Developed and implemented a new purchase order system using new software resulting in increased cost control and greater reporting accuracy.

I have additional relevant accomplishments explained in depth in my attached CV.

I will contact you within the next few days to further discuss my application and arrange an opportunity to meet.

Yours sincerely

 

Dear

I wish to apply for the role of Accounting Supervisor advertised in The Times on 20 May 2005.  I outline below my experience as it matches your requirements.

I am ACCA qualified and have five years in-depth accounting experience in progressively senior roles.   In my most recent role as Finance Manager for Dolby Investments Ltd, I manage a team of three professionals and have reduced costs across departments by 5% year on year.

My strong analytical skills have enabled me to excel at analysing complex business accounts with a view to making informed recommendations.  For example, at Dolby I undertook a detailed audit inventory of processes which lead to a more streamlined process and significant savings of £50,000.

I am experienced in day-to-day, month and year end processing and a Super user for SAP implementation involved in defining user requirements.   I have also developed and implemented a new purchase order system using new software resulting in increased cost control and greater reporting accuracy.

I have additional relevant accomplishments explained in my attached CV.

I look forward to hearing from you shortly about my application.

Yours sincerely