Street Name
New Albany, IN 47150
October 8, 20XX
Human Resource Manager
First Place Manufacturing, Inc.
First Street
Louisville, KY 40202
Dear Ms. Smith:
I am applying for the staff accountant position that was advertised on the Indiana University Southeast
Career Development website. This position fits very well with my education, experience, and career in-
As an accounting intern, I handled monthly journal entries, analyzed expenses, reviewed and corrected
accounting entries, and generated various reports. Accounting corrections I made as an intern revealed
nearly $50,000 in unpaid bills and mislaid funds. These first-hand experiences taught me the importance
of accuracy, completeness, and timeliness in all accounting transactions. My enclosed résumé provides
more details on my qualifications.
My background and career goals match your job requirements quite well. I am confident that I can
perform the job effectively. Furthermore, I am genuinely interested in the position and in working for
First Place Manufacturing, Inc.
I would like the opportunity for a personal interview to discuss my qualifications and to learn more
about this opportunity. I can be reached at 812-999-9999 or
Thank you for your consideration. I look forward to talking with you soon.
Sincerely yours,
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