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Include These Accounting Specialist Skills
- Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
- Advanced proficiency in spreadsheet software
- Organization and planning skills
- Financial analysis skills
- Written and verbal communication skills
- Proficiency with accounting software such as Quickbooks
- Money management skills
- Negotiation skills
- Presentation skills
Below is a sample Accounting Specialist cover letter that highlights these skills and qualifications.
Dear Ms. Santos,
Upon learning of your need for an Accounting Specialist, I have been inspired to submit my resume for consideration. As an Accounting Specialist with three years of experience handling the accounting and finances for Seacrest Enterprises, I believe my experience has honed the skills and abilities I need to make a difference at your organization.
My professional experience includes facilitating the smooth flow of accounts receivable and accounts payable, and promptly addressing issues as they arose. I am confident I can use what I learned from this experience to help Adams Industries succeed.
Below is a list of my most important qualifications and accomplishments.
Earned Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from SUNY Oneonta
Received payments and deposited funds into company bank account without error
Prepared and authorized payments to vendors promptly
Prepared daily, weekly, and monthly financial reports and presented them to decision makers
Performed bookkeeping tasks on a regular basis
I believe what separates me from other candidates is I fully understand the importance of the role of Accounting Specialist. I take my job seriously, and you would not be disappointed by granting me an interview. If you would like to give me an interview, then please contact me at your earliest convenience.
Chris C. Duncan