College Graduate Cover Letter For Accounting

Joseph Maradona
4/12 Milan Ave
Victor Harbour SA 5211
M: 0400 222 333
E: jmaradona@email.com


[date]

Dear Sir or Madam

Re: Graduate Accountant position

I am writing to apply for the advertised Graduate Accountant position. I am a recent Bachelor of Commerce graduate with a major in Accounting, seeking the opportunity to implement my knowledge and skills and make a contribution to your organisation.

I have experience in all of the areas encompassed by this role through both work and study, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, bank account reconciliations, statutory account preparation and tax compliance, including BAS, GST, payroll tax and budgets.

In addition, I bring a wealth of other essential skills and qualities that I have developed through study and various work experience: teamwork and communication, time management, attention to detail, presentation skills, customer service and the ability to meet deadlines.

During my university studies I demonstrated my ability and energy in maintaining accounting-related employment while studying full time. I believe that with my positive attitude and strong work ethic, I would be a great fit for the advertised position.

You will find me to be a positive, motivated and hard-working person who is keen to learn and contribute. Given the opportunity, I would apply myself with enthusiasm to all tasks, ensuring that I get the job done accurately and efficiently.

My resume is attached, and I look forward to being able to discuss the position with you further.

Kind regards

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Joseph Maradona

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College Graduate Cover Letter Sample

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Josh Michaels
4 Church St. | Sometown, NJ 08888 | (555) 555-5555 | josh@somedomain.com


 


[date]


Katherine Yu
HR Director
ABC Company
1530 State St.
Anytown, NJ 08999

Dear Ms. Yu:

Your advertisement for an HR assistant fits my qualifications perfectly, and I am writing to express my interest in and enthusiasm for the position.

After completing a business degree from Rutgers University in May, I enrolled in a human resource development program to enhance my credentials in my chosen field. Course highlights include: Leadership in an Organizational Setting, Performance & Task Analysis in Human Resource Development, and Technology in HR Settings.

Based on your description of the ideal candidate, I also offer: 

 

  • A solid educational foundation in organizational development, employee training and development skills and knowledge of how to use technology to improve individual/organizational performance
  • A proven ability to build rapport with individuals from all backgrounds
  • A track record of excellent performance as a part-time/summer employee concurrent with full-time college enrollment

I would very much like to meet in person to share more of my qualifications and learn more about your HR support needs. Please feel free to call me at (555) 555-5555 or email at josh@somedomain.com.

Thank you for your time and review of the enclosed resume, and I look forward to speaking with you.

Sincerely,



Josh Michaels
Enclosure: Resume


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