Cover letter



56Walter HavillDr,



[email protected]

23rdJuly 2015

RoyalBank of Canada,

50Innovation Drive,

Bedford,NS. RE:Applicationfor a Position as Part Time Accounts Payable Processor

Iam writing in response to your recent advertisement for a Part TimeAccounts Payable Processor at Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) that waspublished on 19thJuly 2015 at the Metro News. I write to express my interest in theposition mentioned above as advertised in your organization. I firmlybelieve that my experience and skills, especially providing customerfocused services to clients will prove a great asset to your firm.

Iam a senior at Saint Mary`s University with deep firsthand experiencein various fields. I have gained the necessary accounting experiencewhile learning in the institution. I have also acquired first handaccounting proficiency while working in a hospital accountsdepartment where I had volunteered. I was engaged in responsibilitiessuch as recording, interpreting and reporting of financialinformation. Moreover, I have proficiency in relevant computerpackages and have the ability to use accounting software such asQuickBooks, Pastel, and Sage. In addition, I hold exceptionalcommunication skills, which implies that I can read and understandinstructions. Furthermore, I have good calculation ability thatimplies that I can be in a position to work with any unit of measure.I have considered my level of capabilities against the jobrequirements and I am convinced that I am a suitable candidate forthe position. I would be very grateful for the opportunity toprogress in the changing market trends. I can take on theresponsibility of this position immediately, and have the enthusiasmand determination to ensure that I make a success of it.

Iwould be honored to interview with your organization. I look forwardto speaking with you about this employment opportunity. Please feelfree to reach me at (902)580-6666.




Date of Birth: 16TH July 1992

Postal Address: Halifax, NS B3N0C3

Email Address: [email protected]

Tel: (902)580-6666


Bachelor of Commerce Degree

Major: Management and Marketing (CAPP)

Enrolled in the Co-operative Education Program

Saint Mary`s University, Halifax, NS

Sept 2013 Saint Mary`s University, Halifax, NS

Expected graduation, May 2016

Sept 2012 – July 2014

International Trade

Guangzhou College of South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China


  • Exhibited effective issue solving skills while participating in organizing the Voice of Halifax and Spring Festival party in Saint Mary’s University.

  • Focused on applying excellent research skills and writing ability to business management through communication course enthusiastic business major with fair communication skills and strong motivation to succeed

  • Being detail-oriented and results-oriented individual through daily self-management and Developed excellent analytical skills through completing a course on statistics learned about two-way ANOVA, regression and correlation

  • Demonstrated strong computer applications skills including the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, along with Access proficiency.

  • Learned basic knowledge of financial statement, financial analysis refers to market risk analysis and portfolio by completing accounting and finance courses.


  • I volunteered to work in the accounts office in a hospital, where I acquired experience in recording, interpreting and reporting of financial information.

  • I have good calculation ability that implies that I can be in a position to work with any unit of measure

  • I hold exceptional communication skills, which implies that I can read and understand instructions well.

  • I have gained accounting experience while learning in the institution

  • I have the ability to operate efficiently and smart in a fast-paced and ever-changing work environment

  • I have an excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize the organizational activities to make sure that the activities are all in line with the objectives of the organization and to ensure that the objective are met


  • I successfully completed a certificate in computer application and accounting software such as QuickBooks, Pastel, and Sage

  • I acquired a certificate in computer packages skills in the use of Excel, Word, spreadsheets, general ledger, and E-mail


  • To build experience by applying and enhancing my skills as I work towards attaining corporate goals.



SMUCSAOctober, 2013-Present


  • English: I am fluent in both spoken and written

  • Chinese: Mother tongue


Thereferees will be provided upon request


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