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Sample cover letter for Full Time position at Accounting firm
X BXXXXX Street COXXXXXX VIC 30XX M: 04XXXXXX
23 June 2011
2 Mxxxxx Street COXXXXXX VIC 30XX
Dear Sir or Madam,
Position: Assistant Accountant
I am applying for the position of Assistant Accountant as advertised on the seek website on July 2011.
I finished my Bachelor of Commerce degree at the Australian University and am currently studying in a migration skilled program at PPA Australia. The major of my degree was Accounting and Finance. During University life, I truly enjoyed the challenges from study and I was happy to get alone with people. After that I found an internship as customer service representative in Haitong Securities Company in China. This internship required performing basic accounting functions with a high level of communication skill.
The skilled immigration program also strengthened my written and verbal communication skills and provided a lot of knowledge about Australia and the Australian workplace which is essential for an international student to learn before work. Also, during the University studies, I developed my academic skills like writing reports and analyzing data, and also boosted my ability of paying attention to details, which is an important part for this position.
I am very keen to secure the advertised position with your company. The rest of my qualifications and experience are outlined in the accompanying resume.
I look forward to discussing my application at an interview. I can be contacted at the above address or by telephone on 040xxxxxx.
Kathy Sue Encl.
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