Writing a cover letter for a financial institution requires you to provide specific information regarding your knowledge of the position. This may include specifying your ability to process transactions in an accurate fashion, your efficiency and work ethics.

Banks and financial institutions rely heavily on tellers to ensure smooth financial transactions. Tellers are responsible for handling customers in terms of financial transactions like cash deposits and withdrawals and account opening activities. They are also expected to handle loan requests and monitor bank vaults.

Most financial companies hire high school graduates with some hands-on experience for teller position. When you are applying as an experienced teller, you need to build a cover letter that show your expertise, professionalism and work ethics. The following cover letter sample can be used as a reference to write one of your own.


Cover Letter for Teller Position with Experience


Eckland Harrison
647 Wichita Avenue
Cleveland, OH 88889
(000) 333-9987/ email

August 3, 2013

Mr. Cliff Richards
Manager HR
Bank of America
789 Bantry Lane
Cleveland, OH 63999


Dear Mr. Richards:

I am applying for the position of Teller, recently posted on Bank of America’s website. With over nine years’ experience working as a teller, I am now ready to apply my skills in a diverse financial environment. My professional background and education well-qualify me to make a substantial contribution to Bank of America’s bottom-line.

The depth of my experience as a teller offers you the prospect of hiring a high performing professional who has the capability of providing the best results. Let me draw you to some of my strengths which have been instrumental in the career success that I have achieved over the years.

✔ Professionalism, efficiency and tact which have proved to engender customer satisfaction
✔ Ethics and accuracy to continually safeguard the bank’s assets and manage all transactions in an efficient manner
✔ Problem resolution insight resulting in customer retention

This is not all! I have a demonstrated ability to perform transactions in complete accordance to the bank’s policies and procedures. It is this thoroughness of nature and the knack for contributing to the efficient operations of the bank, which have provided me with several career opportunities over the years. You will discover from my references and the enclosed resume that I have a complete knowledge of managing banking transactions and engaging clients in dialogue to determine their financial needs.

I welcome the opportunity to learn more about the Teller position and discuss my quantitative, analytical and cashiering skills in more depth. I look forward to hearing from you and can be reached on my phone at (000) 444-9999 or via email at (Email).

Thank you for your consideration. I will follow up with you after five working days to ensure you received my application materials.


Best regards,

Eckland Harrison

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