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Sample cover letter for Full Time position at Credit Suisee


Market Risk Analyst


Dear Credit Suisse Hiring Manager,

I have been admiring your company’s excellence in banking industry for years and was excited to

hear about this career opportunity from SMU Career Service Center.

I have recently graduated with a Master in Applied Finance from SMU. In June 2014 I graduated

from Nanyang Technological University with a Bachelor in Computer Science and Minors in

Business & Entrepreneurship. Through my education and various intern experiences, I have honed

operational and analytical skills which I can contribute as a graduate hire. Some qualifications I have


Knowledge and Skill Sets

  • Gained financial modeling and market analysis skills through course projects
  • Won gold award in 2014 Singapore BAT (Bloomberg Aptitude Test) Challenge
  • Passed CFA & CAIA level I exam, currently CFA & CAIA level II candidate
  • Obtained Advanced Certificate in Trading from International Trading Institute
  • Currently a FRM and CQF (Certificate in Quantitative Finance) candidate
  • Practical Experience

  • Have worked for Credit Suisse, Deloitte & Touche, Vector Scorecard Group, Singapore
  • Telecommunication, Agricultural Bank of China and Dnbiz. Experience covers

    investment & market research, risk management and business consulting

  • Leading the development of Ngen Captial’s wealth management platform project.
  • Successfully opened up Hong Kong market for Hoiio’s cloud communication service;

    prompted a new service process design to the branch which saves 14.3% customer

    service time at a branch of Agricultural Bank of China

    Team Work and Leadership

  • Founding member of SMU Asia Private Equity Club
  • Led team Funding Straits to win the top 30 in Ideas.Inc 2014 Competition
  • I align closely with your company’s emphasis on value creation and pursue of long-term success. I

    believe that I would be a great addition to your company and look forward to being interviewed at

    your earliest convenience. Thanks for your time and consideration.

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