Dear Ms. Ruff,
I am writing to apply for the Credit Risk Analyst position with Exeter Finance Corporation.
I have a bachelor’s degree in finance and my studies include courses such as statistics and risk assessment and financial accounting. I also completed an internship at a bank to gain the hands on experience needed to prepare me for this position.
I have exceptional mathematical skills with four years of experience working as an accountant assistant while earning my degree. I have excellent research abilities and I can use MS programs such as Spreadsheets, Outlook and Word proficiently. These skills are used to predict credit trends, resolve disputes and to keep excellent records.
I have the skills and training needed to make great decisions that will benefit your company as well as the ability to solve financial problems when they arise. I have excellent communication and customer service skills and I can work independently or as part of a team.
I am a fast learner with the ability to learn the policies and procedures pertaining to your operations in a fast and efficient manner. I will use my skills to analyze financial statements, credit history, credit ratings and references to determine the financial risk of potential clients. This will ensure that your company has the information it needs to make the best decisions on extending credit.
The enclosed resume will provide you with a better outline of my education and experience and I have included references from the employers I worked under in the past. I am certain that I have the qualifications to be the best candidate for this position.
Please call (555)-555-5555 to set up an interview.
Resume Attached as MS Word Document