Accounts Receivable Clerk Cover Letter

Percy Headrick
2761 Howard Street
Wyoming, MI 49509
Feb 12, 2010
Mr. Steven Graham
Fairchild Semiconductor International
2864 Upton Avenue
Bangor, ME 4401

Dear Mr. Graham,
I want to thank you very much for posting your advertisement for an Accounts Receivable Clerk in last week’s newspaper; and know that I am the best candidate for this position. My enclosed resume will attest to this.
Briefly, I have over four years’ experience as working as an Accounts Receivable Clerk for Crowe Chizek; and in that time, have successfully managed all accounts receivables in an office of 30 employees, and an approximate revenue of $2 million per year. I have also had opportunity to manage all account management, payment plans, and follow up staff activity to ensure the utmost in company financial accountability is met. My degree in Accounting Administration has also offered a solid educational background in all office procedure and interpersonal communications.
Thanks so much for your time. I would like to meet with you to discuss my background further, and ask that you contact me at (111)-210-7328, at your earliest convenience.
Percy Headrick
Percy Headrick
Resume Attached as MS Word Document

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Helen Field
Hiring Manager
ABC Company
12 Industry Plaza
New York, NY 10021

Dear Mrs Field

In response to the job posting on XYZ website, please consider my resume in your search for an Accounts Receivable Specialist. I am confident that my solid experience in a similar accounting environment makes me the right person for this opportunity.

Please allow me to demonstrate my key skills as they relate to your job requirements.

  • Responsible for managing accounts for over 600 commercial customers in a fast-paced, time-sensitive environment.
  • Superior organizational skills and excellent attention to detail ensure a streamlined billing system and efficient collection process.
  • Demonstrated capability to handle complex invoicing systems, to prioritize, escalate and follow up effectively.
  • Proven success in resolving billing issues in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Well developed customer communication and negotiation skills.
  • Able to work independently and to partner productively with co-workers to create a strong team environment.
  • Sound experience in MS Office, Excel and Oracle.

I enjoy a reputation as a hard-working and conscientious employee. I am eager to make a positive contribution to your organization and I would welcome the opportunity to meet with you for an interview.

Thank you for your time and consideration. I look forward to hearing from you soon.


Janet Jobseeker

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