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Bookkeeper Cover Letter Sample

Below you will find a bookkeeper cover letter. If you are applying for any job, the two most important things to include with your application is a resume and a cover letter. A cover letter gives you the chance to introduce yourself and talk about any accomplishments or skills that would would like to place emphasis upon. It gives the reader a chance to know what you think your most important skills are. If the reader is not 100% sold on your resume, this is a great opportunity to be able to showcase yourself to get an interview.

Dear Mr. Smith,

I would like to apply for the position of Bookkeeper at (Company Name). I read about this great opportunity in (source). You will find my skills and job experiences apply directly to your bookkeeping needs.

As you can see from my attached resume, I have 12 years of experience as a bookkeeper from my years at (current company name). I have recently completed my Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy. With this new degree, I look to further my knowledge and explore new opportunities.

At (current company name), I keep track of all financial information and prepare any necessary reports. I am very knowledgeable with Accounting software and use it on a daily basis. I have a reputation for being a hardworking and determined individual.

I would appreciate the opportunity to further discuss this opportunity with you. Thank you for taking the time to read this and consider my application. I can be reached by phone at (333)333-3333 or by email at jrussell(at)


James A. Russell