When writing a cover letter for financial analyst position, keep in mind the following things which employers scrutinize applicants:
• Your knowledge about their company and what you can offer them
• Your sense of self – confidence, pride and honesty
• How clearly and specifically you present your relevant skills and abilities
• Your accomplishments and achievements
Look at the following sample of cover letter for a better idea.
Financial Analyst Resume Cover Letter Example
2600 NW Avenue
Canton, Ohio 44709
January 2, 2014
Ms. Jennifer Samuel
JCIM- Frenchtown 2
Monroe, MI 41201
Dear Ms. Samuel:
I am writing to apply for the position of Financial Analyst at Johnson Controls, as advertised on your official website yesterday. My persona matches your organization’s requirements as an assertive, self-directed candidate driven by details and deadlines. It will be a privilege working for such a prominent company holding prominent position in Corporate Responsibility Magazine annual ratings for “100 Best Companies” in 2013.
I am an enthusiastic finance professional with a wide range of experiences in financial operations and analysis. My job at Raytheon as a finance expert focused on in-depth labor and material analysis along with cost and budget forecasting. I have demonstrated expertise in monitoring and analyzing performance compared to the budget forecast and preceding year’s performance ensuring management and customer satisfaction. Increased use of financial softwares has made it easier and simpler for me to process financial reports, accounting journals and payrolls. Besides team work, I am able to work independently using my strong analytical, problem solving and mathematical skills. Moreover, I am a fast learner and welcome any opportunity to learn new business or financial systems.
My resume is enclosed herewith which will provide you with details of my skills and qualifications. I will be grateful to have the opportunity to meet with you in near future so that we can discuss prospects of the job. If you require any further information, feel free to contact me at (000) 199-4997 or via email at [Email Address].
Thank you for time and considering my application.
Donald K. Tucker