Dear Ms. Ducharme,
I am applying for the Chief Accountant position with Lithia Motors, Inc.
I have a Masters degree in accounting and five years of experience working as an accountant with a small business firm. During this time, I earned a reputation of being dependable, honest and consistent and I would appreciate the opportunity to put my skills and training to work for your company.
My experience includes preparing and analyzing all financial reports and statements and I kept detailed financial records for the company. My experience also includes developing and maintaining the company’s budget, preparing monthly reports and submitting the reports to upper management for reviews.
My experience also includes monitoring all departments to look for ways to improve production, cut expenses and help company meet its financial objectives. I prepared and submitted tax returns for the company and reviewed all transactions to look for discrepancies. If any inconsistencies were found, I consulted with the financial department to determine the problem and to find a solution.
I have the training to analyze business trends and to determine the risk factors for all company projects. I have excellent leadership skills with the ability to coordinate with the financial team to make sure all deadlines are met. I have the skills and experience that your company is searching for with the ability to lead your financial department to success.
I have enclosed my resume with a closer look at my experience, training and skills and I hope to meet with you in person to discuss this position in more detail. My contact number is (555)-555-5555.
Resume Attached as MS Word Document