Accounting Assistant Cover Letter Example + Tips
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Dear Ms. Houston,
As an accomplished Accounting Assistant, I read your posting for a new Accounting Assistant with interest. My experience aligns well with the qualifications you are seeking at Houston Restoration Group, in particular my role as Accounting Assistant with Denver Property Management Group, and I am certain I would make a valuable addition to your organization.
With more than 11 years’ experience as an Accounting Assistant, I am adept in invoicing, vendor management, and document control. Moreover, while my on-the-job experience has afforded me a well-rounded skill set, including first-rate clerical and problem solving abilities, I excel at:
Overseeing accounts payable and accounts receivable.
Tracking spending and creating detailed reports.
Improving workflow processes and department efficiency.
Providing clerical support to accounting staff.
In addition to my experience and personal qualities, I have a solid educational foundation and a passion for accounting. I am extremely enthusiastic about Houston Restoration Group’s focus on historical property renovations and would welcome the opportunity to contribute to your continued growth and success.
Please review my attached resume for additional details regarding my expertise and career achievements. I will follow up to request an appointment to discuss how my experience and background meets your needs.
Thank you for your time and consideration.
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The Bureau of Labor Statistics provided the following information as of May 2012: – Median salary of accounting assistants was $35,170 – Lowest 10 percent earned less that $21,610 – Top 10 percent made more than $54,310 Hopefully, your resume is ready to go. Now, it’s time to write a cover letter. Do you simply say “I saw your ad…,” or do you write an actual letter? Easy. You want an actual letter; one that enhances the work experience listed on your resume, not just repeats it. The sample cover letter below can show you how to highlight you accounting experience to make it match the requirements the hiring manager has identified. The goal of a well-crafted cover letter is to interest the hiring manager enough to read your resume and call you for an interview. After that, it’s up to you.