Sample Cover Letter For An Accounting Manager

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88 Richmond Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 1C6

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Couples extensive financial knowledge with a strong foundation of business management

March 31, 201X

Mr. Bob Smith

Chief Executive Officer

Acme Manufacturing Inc.

888 River Road

Toronto, Ontario M9A 8Z3


Dear Mr. Smith:


Paula Lucas has referred me to you. She is of the opinion I would make a valuable contribution to your leadership team. Attached is my resume for your review.


The breadth of my career focuses on providing innovative financial solutions to help my employer reduce costs while maintaining their competitive edge. I excel in championing systems upgrades to enhance accounting performance and practices.


My team enjoys working for me! I lead my example, promote a high level of harmonious spirit and encourage personal and professional development.


While secure in my current appointment in British Columbia, I am actively seeking a position in the Greater Toronto Area allowing me to rejoin my wife who relocated 6 months ago.


Acme Manufacturing is renowned as a leader in the industry. During my extensive online research of your firm, I reviewed a multitude of uplifting customer feedback comments and noted positive financial ratings.


My online investigation has heightened my excitement to join your team and I am ready to work for you; are you willing to partner with me? If so, may we meet to discuss in more detail how I can bring value-add to your organization? I will be in the GTA for 10 days beginning April 1st and can accommodate an interview at your convenience.


Thank you for your time and consideration. I look forward to your call.



Samjit (Sam) Surpinder

Mistie Villani
3297 Juniper Drive
Saginaw, MI 48603

Ms. Debra Gonzalez
Human Resources Manager
Bed Bath & Beyond
1269 Briarwood Drive
Camden, NJ 8102

June 5, 2010

Subject: Application for position of Accounting Manager

Dear Ms. Gonzalez,

I am submitting this letter in interest of the position of Accounting Manager as advertised. I believe I can offer the financial reporting and statement skills necessary to benefit and further the aims and interests of Bed Bath & Beyond.

To summarize the value I can bring to your organization, I have:

– In excess of 7 years of experience in accounting management roles spent supervising accounting staff while managing resources of assigned areas in a variety of locations.

– Experience in supervising the activities of lower level accounting staff. I exercise a personal and supportive approach to encourage enhanced performance at both the individual and team levels.

– Experience in directing the preparation of statistical accounting reports, undertaking surveys and analysis of financial information on behalf of management, and providing both internal and external training on the practices and procedures to do with accounting systems.

– An adaptable and flexible nature attained through working in situations of a demanding, mission-critical nature where the overall success of the team, as well as each individual, is the desired outcome.

I believe in building strong relationships with team members and fellow workers, whether equals or superiors. I have no doubt that my positive, team-centered attitude, coupled with my constant drive to produce solid results, will provide a constructive advantage to Bed Bath & Beyond.

I feel sure that a meeting would be in both our interests and I would appreciate the opportunity to discuss how my experience and qualification as an Accounting Manager can contribute to Bed Bath & Beyond. Please contact me at (666)-841-973, or email me at

Yours Sincerely,

(Signature hand written in blue pen ink)

Mistie Villani

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