In this sample accounts receivable cover letter, the job hunter immediately highlights her existing experience in the field. She then goes on to list the interpersonal and programming skills this experience has given her. This is a strong one-two punch for a job seeker.
123 Main Street
Atlanta, GA 30339
Home: (555) 555-1234
Cell: (555) 555-1235
July 18th, 2004
9943 South Pinewood Ave.
Florence, FL 98843
Available Immediately: Experienced Accounts Receivable Accountant
For the last five years, it has been my pleasure to work in the accounts receivable department of one of Davis & Associates, one of Tampaís oldest and most established accounting firms.
Since it was a small department, early in my career I took on whole range of responsibilities. On any given day, I would ensure timely payment to vendors, process payments, help maintain general ledgers and negotiate past due accounts.
This variety of tasks challenged me to quickly grow my ability to manage multiple projects, work independently and consistently pay attention to detail. It also accelerated my interpersonal skills development. After all, one minute I could be summarizing charges to a partner, then the next I would be firmly pressing for overdue charges from a delinquent client.
Lastly, this position exposed me to a number of accounting programs that I used to perform my job. Consequently, I am trained and proficient on ACCPAC, Deltek Advantage, Oracle and Peachtree.
Today I am ready to apply these professional, communication and technical skills to your firmís accounts payable division. I look forward to sharing with you in person how I can immediately begin contributing to your firmís success.
To schedule an interview, please call me at (555)555-1212. Alternately, you can email me at email@example.com.
P.S. I am very eager to speak to you about this exciting opportunity in accounts receivable. If I donít hear from you by next Friday, I will give you a call myself the following Monday.