Explaining why you are a top candidate for a position is the essence of an accounts clerk cover letter. Through a cover letter, you can provide examples of when you did something that was either commended by your supervisor or you were rewarded for it – or both. And you can elaborate on your skills that set you apart from other candidates for the same job.
Don’t you sometimes wonder what people did when cover letters weren’t invented? Well, recruiters didn’t really think much about cover letters back then – a detailed resume was enough. But now, a detailed resume actually means a great headache for the recruiter who has neither time, nor patience to go through long resumes. A cover letter works wonderfully, especially for hiring managers who do not wish to go through yet another resume. By reading a short blurb of what the candidate is capable of, he or she can gauge if the resume is worth a read or not. So your cover letter will work wonders for you even if you have a resume that you are not too keen to show off!
The importance of cover letters should not be undermined. Cover letters for accounts clerk resume can make your candidature come alive for the recruiter. What more do you want? A sample, you say? Here is one:
88 Beach Street
Shelton, CT 78441
October 30, 2015
Ms. Julie Bell
1283 Slipper Road
Shelton, CT 77283
Dear Ms. Bell:
My well-honed skills in accounting and my recently commission is a financial institute make me a strong candidate for the accounts clerk position at Kelly Services. As the careers section on your website spells out, I am articulate, level-headed and extremely detail-oriented. With the following skills, I am able to provide diverse clerical support to financial transactions in a company such as yours.
• Demonstrated ability to maintain accounting records and databases and verify financial reports
• Hands-on experience in determining values of depreciable assets and reconciling accounts with accuracy and in a time-efficient manner
• Proficient in updating and confidentially maintaining accounting journals and ledgers and other financial records detailing business transactions
I look forward to speaking with you personally to discuss your specific needs and my ability to meet them. I will be in touch with your administrative assistant to see what time will be convenient for you. Please contact me at (666) 666-6666 if you need additional information regarding my qualifications.
Thank you for your time and consideration.