Finance Clerk Cover Letter

Finance Clerk Cover Letter

Finance Clerks assist senior-level finance staff in a range of tasks with a sharp eye on accuracy, details, and deadlines. Typical areas of responsibility include payroll, benefits, financial analysis, invoicing, and compliance. Broad expertise in the field of finance is a requirement for success in this role.

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Include These Finance Clerk Skills

  • Calculations and financial analyses
  • Financial reports
  • Basic accounting/bookkeeping
  • Accounts payable/accounts receivable
  • Account reconciliation
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Data entry/management
  • Records management
  • Customer service

A sample cover letter for a Finance Clerk demonstrating comparable experience and skills is below.

Dear Ms. Harting:

Upon review of your posting for a Finance Clerk, I hastened to submit my resume for your consideration. With my solid understanding of general business / financial planning, methods, and strategies gained throughout my background—as well as my excellent analytical and communication skills—I feel confident that I would significantly benefit your team in this position.

From preparing payroll and processing payments to producing detailed reports and maintaining records, my background has prepared me to excel in this role. With a solid foundation in the fundamental principles of business and finance, my exceptional interpersonal and time management abilities position me to thrive in this challenging capacity.

Highlights of my background include:

Preparing to achieve an MBA degree and attaining comprehensive knowledge in areas such as strategic business planning, financial planning, research and analysis, and basic accounting; earning a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Tennessee.

Excelling as a Finance Assistant with Tokyo Imaging for the past three years, holding responsibility for tasks including payroll processing, statement reconciliation, and purchasing.

Continually building, developing, and maintaining outstanding customer relationships to generate exceptional levels of satisfaction and retention.

Earning recognition as a productive team player, communicating ideas and information and developing articulate and concise presentations and reports.

Utilizing organizational, communication, and problem-solving skills to generate top results and performance levels.

With my commitment to ensuring outstanding financial service and support, coupled with my enthusiasm and dedication to achieving success, I believe I will swiftly surpass your expectations for this role. I look forward to discussing this opportunity in further detail.

Thank you for your consideration.


Virginia J. Duncan