Trainee Accountant Cover Letter
Trainee Accountants work under the guidance of a Manager or Senior Accountant to learn the everyday accounting processes businesses use. These duties involve preparing and auditing accounts. They are responsible for analyzing receipts and payments, ensuring correct details of creditors and debtors are captured, bank reconciliations and control accounts, to name a few. They also need to monitor and project the bank balances of the company to ensure liquidity is maintained.
These are the typical skills desired by employers for Trainee Accountants:
- Communicating with investors
- Processing accounting records and reports
- Resolving telephone queries
- Formulating account reconciliations
- Undertaking the setup of new investments
See the sample Trainee Accountant cover letter below.
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Dear Mr. Saunders,
I read the online posting for Trainee Accountant with Seamless Accounting Services published on TopFinancialJobs.com with great excitement. I am interested in applying for this position with your company as I believe my experience aligns well with the requirements you seek. I am a Bachelor of Commerce graduate, and my area of expertise is finance. Upon graduation, I was employed at Aegis Accounting Services where I am still in employ. With the experience gained at my current company, I am confident that I would make a valuable addition to Seamless Accounting Services as I am well-experienced with your product portfolio.
With two years’ work experience, I have gained a deep understanding and a broad knowledge of information gathering, report generation, and data processing. My accounting background also ranges from financial accounting to tax accounting. I am a hard worker, and I welcome any challenge as an opportunity to learn.
I have outlined some of my achievements for you below:
- Achieved 35% increase in revenue for my employer in my first year of service
- Successfully reached a number of profit objectives
- Awarded the Best Employee of the Accounts Department on three occasions
I look forward to the opportunity to gain more practical experience in this field, and I am extremely enthusiastic about the opportunity to work for Seamless Accounting Services. I look forward to discussing my qualifications and experience in more detail with you at your convenience. Please review my attached resume for additional details regarding my expertise and career achievements. Thank you so much for your time and consideration.