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Sample cover letter for Full Time position at CN railroad

POSITION:

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As per the post on your website for the position of Composite Accounting Representative (ID 6121), it is with great enthusiasm that I submit my application. I am a CPA Candidate at John Molson School of Business (JMSB) with bookkeeping and managing experience. I have much to contribute to CN’s Accounting Department.

The experience I gained working for my family’s business while pursuing my undergraduate degree, provided me with a combination of strong communication and teamwork skills while fueling my interest in the accounting and finance side of the business. The majority of my experience has focused on performing a wide variety of accounting activities, including account payable and receivable, cost analysis, billing, and invoicing.

While attending JMSB, I had to carefully divide my time between my studies in Montreal and managing the family’s business in Ottowa. Through this experience I have developed the necessary skills to work with various groups, communicate effectively, and most importantly handle multiple responsibilities under time constraints. In addition, working in the service industry I have had to interact with clients on a daily basis, requiring me to adapt to different situations and solve problems while exhibiting excellent interpersonal skills. I believe these skills will contribute significantly towards developing a career with CN.

One of my strongest points is my self-motivation which allows me to perform well under pressure and against aggressive deadlines in any pressurised environment. Being a highly analytical thinker I am able to quickly identify, scrutinise, improve, and streamline complex work processes.

It would be a pleasure to be a part of your esteemed company and strong team. I am eager and ready to start immediately. Please find enclosed my resume which will provide you greater details of my background and what I have to offer. I look forward to meeting with you to discuss the role, the qualifications, and my ability to add value to CN in more detail.

Thank you for your time and consideration.

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