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Executive Cover Letter Sample

Senior Financial Officer


Company Name
Company Address
City, State, ZIP

Dear (name),

Are you looking for an experienced Senior Corporate Finance Executive with a strong background in large-scale financial oversight of technical, retail, and technical operations? If so, I may have exactly the background and the skills you are seeking. With more than 12 years of combined strategic financial expertise and large-scale project oversight experience, I’m seeking a professional opportunity where my practical skills and exceptional background can benefit an organization that is positioned for growth.

I’ve had considerable success with a number of advanced financial planning strategies and operational solutions that have measurably increased throughput, reduced material and labor costs, and improved cash flow. In short, I have the practical skills, the hands-on experience, and the educational credentials to make a significant difference to your bottom line.

I have attached a résumé outlining my qualifications. Some of my key strengths include:

Ø As a Chief Financial Officer of a successful restaurant chain, negotiated $6 million in credit lines and established highly successful financial and operational processes to ensure success.

Ø As Controller for a large retail operation with 560 stores, instituted a number of successful accounting system implementations resulting in improved financial analysis and reporting.

Ø Strong educational credentials include a Masters of Science in Accounting as well as a Bachelors Degree in Accounting.

Ø Outstanding project management and problem solving skills with the capacity to oversee and control systems and operational improvement projects that span multiple locations.

Ø Skilled communicator and project leader, with the flexibility and experience required to adjust to the rapidly changing schedules and frequently shifting priorities of an entrepreneurial environment.

I would appreciate a personal interview to discuss the ways in which I can assist you in achieving your goals. I will call your office next week concerning any questions you may have and to arrange a meeting. Of course, you may contact me directly at any time. Thank you for your consideration.