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Sample Accounting Technician Cover Letter

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The sample accounting technician cover letter below consist of three paragraphs. The first explains the candidate’s interest in the job, the second explains his current/past remits in which demonstrable skills are highlighted. In the third paragraph in this example, the candidate explains why he/she should be considered for the position. You can use this example as a template for your own letters.

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Mr Andrew Brown
Recruitment Manager
James Anderson & Partners
154 Colney Road, London NW3 7TG

Dear Mr Brown,

RE: Accounting Technician Position

I am seeking the opportunity to apply myself to the vacant Accounting Technician position to enable me to capitalise on both my educational and professional experience whilst allowing me to progress in my career and advance within accounting in general. The position seems an ideal prospect, in view of my training, work experience and career interest.

Presently I am working as an Accounting Technician at Smith & Glover in a medium sized family stationary business based in Newport. I work within a pressurized busy environment assisting the Financial Controller. Some of my duties include processing and paying invoices, record transactions, preparing accounts including annual and monthly accounts. I also prepare and submit tax returns. I have been in this post for over 5 years and have amassed sufficient experience to expand my remit and expertise which now includes assisting the Financial Controller prepare financial accounts and audits. The position has increased my communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.

I have researched your organization and I am confident the position would utilize the knowledge and skills I have gained through my education and work experience. I believe I am a suitable candidate for this role because of my sound education, experience and commitment within the accounting field. I hope therefore, that on consideration of my resume, you will be persuaded of my potential to perform well and make a real contribution as a member of your organization. In the meantime, I look forward to hearing from you at your earliest convenience.

Yours sincerely,

Jillian Blake

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