When you are applying for a job in finance , be sure to follow the instructions in the job posting exactly. If a cover letter is required, make sure yours is a good one. It can help to look at a sample of an entry-level finance cover letter to help you know what to include. The following is an example of a cover letter for an entry-level finance position.
Having achieved a solid foundation of knowledge in my career of accounting, I am interested in furthering my understanding by seeking new challenges in the accounting field. I would like to express my interest in consideration for a position at your company and have enclosed a resume for your review and consideration. After achieving my Bachelor of Science degree from Northwest College and completing more than four years of public accounting experience and an additional four years in private accounting I have gained the skills to be a valuable asset to your organization. My knowledge and background in income tax preparation provides a strong foundation that allows for accurate and thorough work. I am extremely computer literate and have extensive experience with a number of different accounting programs. I have made a habit of personalizing programs to ensure that optimal productivity is achieved.
I have learned your firm has posted an advertisement for an entry-level accountant role. I am writing to apply for the position in your organization. I am an accounting graduate with extensive internship experience in handling invoices, analyzing financial data, and managing the payroll of employees.
Entry level candidates applying for job in the finance field need to have a professional approach. It is important to send a well written impressive cover letter accompanying the resume. As you do not have much work experience, your cover letter should highlight education details, various financial certification, internship experience and academic achievements. You should let the employer know that you know how to work in a professional work environment.