Cover Letter for an Accounting Assistant

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Dear Mr. Randall,

I am writing to express a strong interest in the Accounting Assistant position posted on the Career page of the TexShore Enterprises website. I have a bachelor’s degree in accounting and seven years of experience working in the accounting field. In addition, I worked for two years as an intern for Global Accounting Services. I believe I have the skills, abilities, and experience needed to contribute positively to your organization. I am very impressed with TexShore’s reputation in the marketplace, especially for its fair and honest business practices with customers and employees.

I gained valuable experience in the field as the accounting assistant to the Vice President of Accounting at Maylar Enterprises in Chicago. During my time with the company, I applied financial management concepts in the areas of financial accounting for corporations, cost accounting, and accounts payable. I am experienced in record tracking, entering ledger data, processing and proofing invoices, monitoring employee expense records, bank reconciliations, sales invoices, payroll activities, and creating balance sheets and profit and loss statements.

I am skilled in all versions of Microsoft Office and all major accounting software programs, including Oracle Financial Management and DaFIS. I enjoy working in high energy environments and I have the ability to maintain focus under pressure. I am dedicated to the goal of excellence and capable of meeting tight deadlines. I am detail oriented I understand the sensitive nature of the position. At Maylar, I passed the highest level of security clearance and was entrusted with the company and customer confidential information.

I am enclosing my resume, which details my educational and professional experience. I would appreciate the opportunity to meet with you for an in-person interview at your convenience. I will be moving to the Dallas area on January 18 and will be available anytime following this date. You may reach me at (214) 699-9877 or by email at [email] I will call your office next week to follow up with you. Thank you for your time and consideration. I look forward to hearing from you.


Ms. Aimee Sheldon

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