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Sample cover letter for Internship position at Well Works


Accounting Analyst Placement

Dear Sir/Madam,

Application for: Accounting Analyst Placement

I am a second year undergraduate Accounting and Finance student at [University] writing to apply for a trainee placement position in the Finance branch of your organisation starting in [start date].

I understand that the vacancy comprises of roles that require the use of company software as well as interacting with clients and working together with professionals. I believe that I am well suited for these roles partly because of my knowledge of the financial aspects of a company. I will be able to utilise the information gained from my Accounting and Finance degree so far within my role. I believe that a placement at [Company name] will give me the opportunity to further my knowledge and experience by combining my academic ability with the challenges of working life.

I hold faith that my previous work experience has provided a foundation of transferrable skills that I can use when working for your organisation. My experience in [Company name] equipped me with an analytical ability, which can be easily employed in different measures of research. Through [Job role] I was able to gather information and report back to managers on their progress. I think that this skill is essential for various means of data interpretation.

I believe that I have the potential to thrive at [Company name] In addition to my academic qualities, I am also a confident public speaker as was demonstrated when I took part in my College’s monthly debates during my final years at [College name]. I would prepare myself by organising structured presentations on current topics, and then deliver the speech in front of an audience of school pupils and staff. By sharpening my communication and presentation skills, I was as a result, top of many of my debates.

I regard my skills and qualities as those that you will find valuable in your organisation. Overall, I am committed to a career in Finance and willing to make every effort in developing myself to ensure success in achieving my objectives. I am a confident and hardworking person, and strive to improve at any given opportunity. I hope to be an asset if given an opportunity to work for you and look forward to hearing from you with regards to my application.

Yours faithfully,

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