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Include These Staff Accountant Skills
- Accounting and financial expertise
- Business acumen
- Deadline orientation and time management
- Attention to details and accuracy
- Computer proficiency
- Good math skills
- The ability to work independently and as part of a team
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Dear Ms. Hartley:
When I learned of HighStreet’s need for a Staff Accountant, I felt compelled to submit the enclosed resume. As an analytical and experienced accountant with extensive experience performing comprehensive accounting responsibilities, I am well positioned to exceed your expectations for this role.
From performing accounts receivable functions and reconciling accounts to analyzing credit worthiness and performing daily collections, I excel in strategically managing all aspects of accounting concerns. My demonstrated success—along with my expertise in adhering to regulatory and policy guidelines—prepares me to make a significant and positive impact on your organization.
Consider the following highlights of my experience:
Accurately and expeditiously performing financial report generation, invoicing, collections, and general ledger / subledger processes while providing a superior level of customer service and support to realize optimal financial performance.
Earning multiple promotions throughout career tenure in recognition of superior performances.
Excelling within time-sensitive, fast-paced atmospheres while resolving issues and motivating teams to achieve maximum productivity.
With my experience in general accounting operations, combined with my inherent interpersonal and organizational skills, I am ready to provide outstanding service within your company. I look forward to meeting with you and discussing how I am prepared to make a strong contribution in this role. Thank you for your consideration.