Dear Ms. Winkel,
I am writing in regards to the posting for a Benefits Advisor with Shard Financial Services, Inc. and I am sure that I have the qualifications you are searching for in an applicant.
I have a degree in accounting and management and over seven years of experience working in this field. My education combined with my experience and the skills that I have acquired through the years make me the perfect candidate for this job. I have a complete knowledge of the benefits laws and I stay updated on any changes that take place.
I have the ability to do the research needed to ensure that benefits are handled proficiently at all times, without making careless mistakes that can cause serious problems for everyone involved. I have excellent communications skills and the ability to answer questions and resolve conflicts when they arise.
I know how to be compassionate when delivering bad news and I understand that sometimes, circumstances cause people to say and act in ways they would not normal respond. For this reason, I have the ability to stay calm and maintain a professional attitude even when dealing with someone who is emotional and upset.
I have included my resume with detailed information about my work history and skills related to this position. I have also included reference from past employer’s that will attest to my credibility. I am sure that I am the right person for the job and I hope to meet with you soon.
Please call (555)-555-5555 to arrange a meeting.
Resume Attached as MS Word Document