Bank Clerk Cover Letter

Bank Clerks process basic banking transactions and represent the bank as a chief – and often first — point of contact for customers. Handling cash, accepting deposits, and cashing checks are all routine tasks for Bank Clerks, while additional responsibilities can include upselling bank products and services, educating customers on bank offerings, and reconciling cash books and transaction logs. Strong aptitude in mathematics and finance is required for this position, and strong interpersonal and customer service skills are highly beneficial.

The following skills and attributes are often highlighted in Bank Clerk cover letters.

  • Cash/check transactions
  • Deposits and withdrawals
  • Product education
  • Problem solving/issue resolution
  • Customer service excellence
  • Team collaboration and leadership
  • Upselling products and services
  • Reconciliation and documentation

For an example of a cover letter for a Bank Clerk detailing similar skills and experience, please see below.

Dear Mr. Hadley:

Upon learning of Bancroft Bank’s need for a Bank Clerk, I felt compelled to submit the enclosed resume. As an experienced, self-motivated, and customer-centric professional with recent experience in handling banking/financial transactions and providing exceptional customer service, I am more than prepared to exceed your expectations for this role.

In my most recent position with Premiere Silver Bank, I gained key experience in processing accurate and timely account transactions, answering questions about bank products and services, and balancing cash books on a daily basis. My demonstrated success in communicating effectively and professionally with bank clients, along with ensuring optimal customer experiences, positions me to make a significant impact on your team at Bancroft Bank.

Highlights of my experience include…

  • Demonstrating an excellent skill set in mathematics, reconciliation, and client service to generate a superior record of customer satisfaction and retention throughout my four years at Premiere Silver Bank.
  • Accepting deposits, cashing checks, processing withdrawals, and referring customers to lending specialists when needed.
  • Educating and informing customers regarding additional bank products and services that could help them achieve their goals and add increased value to their banking experience.
  • Earning recognition and praise for outstanding performance from both management and bank customers; achieving “Employee of the Month” in June 2015 and March 2016.
  • Excelling in fast-paced, customer-centric environments while demonstrating outstanding problem-solving, organizational, and time management talents as well as a high level of personal and professional integrity.
  • Holding a Bachelor of Science in Financial Management from the University of Tennessee.

With my experience in general banking operations, combined with my interpersonal skills and my sharp attention to detail, I am ready to provide outstanding service at Bancroft Bank and look forward to discussing the position with you in further detail.


Joel C. Bradshaw