Dear Ms. Mary Mcduffy,
I am applying for the Tax Assistant position now available with Bruker Corporation.
I have completed a bachelor’s degree in finance and I have the education and personal skills to assist the senior tax professionals with all taxation matters. I have good clerical skills with the ability to answer phone calls, make appointments and greet visitors. I can also help keep reports and all other financial documents organized so they are easily accessible by keeping the tax database updated.
I know and understand the local, state and federal tax laws and I have the ability to learn the policies and regulations of your company in a timely manner. I have outstanding math skills with the ability to calculate figures accurately and quickly. I also have excellent analytical skills with the ability to read and interpret financial data in addition to great time management skills with the ability to meet deadlines.
I am easy going with a friendly and professional attitude and excellent customer service skills. I have the ability to work with clients and answer any questions or address any concerns they may have dealing with tax issues. I work well as a team but I am also self-motivated with the ability to work independently and get the job the done.
I have the ability to communicate efficiently both verbally and in writing and I always maintain confidentiality and adhere to a strict code of ethics. I have the ability to stay focused when working in this stressful, fast-paced environment and I am confident that I can be a great asset to your company.
Please call (555)-555-5555 to arrange an interview.