Cover letter example for an Accounts Payable Clerk job in the UK. You can use this example letter for your job applications after amending it as suitable.
An Accounts Payable Clerk is someone who enjoys working with facts and figures and is good at keeping financial records and helps to prepare accounts.
Different employers will require different qualifications to gain entry into this role but as a must you should have Maths GCSE (A-C grade) and they will want you to have had some office experience in the past. Most of all though you will need to be confident with numbers and using computers.
If you have found a job which you want to apply for then the below covering letter may help you as a guide when sending in your CV.
We have two example letters:
Accounts Payable Clerk Cover Letter Example
Mr. A. Employee
1, My House
Mrs. A. Manager
Dear Mr Anderson,
With reference to your advertisement for the position of Accounts Payable Clerk, I have enclosed my CV and would like to apply for this exciting opportunity.
I have three years experience in the field of accounts and finance at Mayer & Brown and believe I am an excellent candidate for this position.
My skills and qualifications include extensive experience in the field and good grasp of all the department functions and of most of the leading accounting software packages.
I have an established record in financial and clerical duties, excellent knowledge in a wide range of accounting procedures and an exceptional ability to meet and exceed targets and deadlines. I am confident in dealing with both simple and complex responsibilities, and can work well under pressure fulfilling al roles within the department including internal auditing, A/R, A/P and payroll.
My strong communication and organisation skills contribute well to any office environment and I have excellent client liaison abilities to ensure smooth running and accuracy in every transaction.
I would welcome the opportunity of an interview to further discuss my potential suitability to this position and with your company. I look forward to a reply at your earliest convenience.
Thank you for consideration of this application.
Cover Letter for Accounts Payable Clerk
Application for an Accounts Payable Clerk
I have recently seen your advert for an Accounts Payable Clerk advertised in (where) on (when) and I would like to express my interest and apply for this role.
I have done some research into your company and I feel that it would be an exciting time to join your business with (can you name a few things you have found through your research to include here?)
I have had some previous experience in an office environment doing administration work for a number of Managers which has included typing letters and reports, dealing with the running of the office, answering the telephone, general duties including the post, data entry, photocopying etc.
I feel that I have great attention to detail and I have always had a keen interest in numbers and Accounts. I enjoy Maths and feel that I have always been more mathematically minded and now would like to have a career in a busy Accounts department learning different areas of the business.
I am very organised and thorough and enjoy working as both a team player and on my own initiative.
Please find enclosed a copy of my CV. If you are interested in my skills and feel that I may fit into your company please do not hesitate to contact me.
I look forward to hearing from you.
Good luck with writing your covering letter.