If you are interested in a role of Finance Manager then you will have a good solid background in the world of finance. Perhaps you have done some Accountancy roles in the past and now looking to establish yourself within a client as their Finance Manager providing them with all financial advice for their company.
You will need to be an expert at information and figures and know what the regulations are that need to be adhered to etc. You will need to be able to communicate at all levels as well as dealing with the Managers or Directors of the business you will also need to deal with the more junior members of staff over some queries.
If you are ready to write your covering letter to support your application, please see the below letter which you can use as a guide.
Cover Letter for Finance Manager
Mr. A. Employee
1, My House
1st January 2014
Mrs. A. Manager
Application for the role of Finance Manager
I would like to apply for the role of Finance Manager for your company (name of) and have seen this role advertised in (where) and (when).
I have worked as an Accountant in a practice for (how many years) and having seen the other side of it I would like to now work from a client perspective and learn everything there is to about a company and provide help and advice to that company.
I am qualified to (what level in the finance world, provide details of your professional qualifications and from when etc).
I feel that I am an excellent financial manager and that the years experience I have had in practice has given me a good background to work solely on a client site as I have had experience of dealing with customers all my career and feel that I know what the require and how to operate effectively.
I am a very thorough individual who works in a methodical manner and is very practical.
I have enclosed my up to date CV detailing my skills, should you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact me.
I look forward to hearing from you.