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Auditor Cover Letters

An auditor's cover letter should effectively portray the candidate's ability to review the business
records for checking its accuracy as well to verify the efficiency of the company's quality management
system. It should represent productively, but not grandstand, the candidate's skills in accounting,
bookkeeping, taxation, statistical data analysis and management, cost accounting and auditing,
quantitative and qualitative analysis, financial assessments etc.

It needs to be designed in such a manner that it also reflects the jobseeker's proficiency in reviewing
various data in accordance to the organization's liabilities, assets, capital stocks, income, and
expenditures, to check for any discrepancies and suggest any necessary, desirable changes in its
financial system to improve its financial condition.

As an auditor, you need to give equal importance, in your cover letter, to your understanding in
financial and organizational laws, while focusing on your ability to inspect the company's annual
financial records, to detect any duplicated efforts, noncompliance with policies and regulations,
deficiency in the financial controls, or any frauds, so as to report to the management and take
necessary actions in accordance with the organizational policies.While including your skills in the
auditor cover letter, make sure you relate them to your previous employment, but avoid getting into
the details of your job description, for they are included in your resume. Besides focusing on your
skills and abilities, you need to mention how you will contribute to the employer as an employee. You
need to mention how the employer will be benefited by hiring you. Here, you need to be very careful,
so as to avoid any exaggeration.

As far as your academic and professional qualification is concerned, you need not explain them in
detail; simply provide a brief introduction to your professional background. Be concise throughout the
letter, so as to restrict it to one page only. This will be of great help to your recruiter, who is likely to
be busy with several job applications.

Given below are free samples of auditor cover letters, which will guide you throughout the process of
writing your own for your job application. Refer some samples of Audit Manager resume which will aid
you in preparing a perfect resume and cover letter that expresses your abilities, skills and interests in
an orderly manner.

1. Cover Letter Sample (for experienced candidates)

Mr. Mark R. Bogue


210 Seth Street
Sonora, TX 76960
Phone no: (979) 450-5110
Email: markbogue@example.com

To
Mr. Xavier Guerrero
Human Resources
Diphrill Corps
12 Gladwell Street
Longview, TX 75611
Sub: Job application for the position of Sr. Auditor

Dear Mr. Guerrero,

I happened to check your company's website recently and found out that your recruitment process is
on. It is my honor to extend my application for the position of Sr. Auditor within your organization.
Working in the auditing department for the past 3 years has motivated me to reach out for the
greatest heights and seek challenging opportunities in the line of commerce.

I am a Bachelor of Commerce, graduated from the Round Rock Business School, in 2003 and moved
on to pursue an MS in Financial Management, after 3 years of work experience, from the University of
Texas, which I completed in June 2007 and was placed in grade A, after securing 73.26% in my final
examination. I have been working in the accounting sector since October 2003, growing to become an
auditor in Tulip Consulting Agency by the year 2008. You will find detailed information of my previous
employment in the resume attached herewith.

To briefly explain my expertise, I have found myself becoming more proficient in determining the
efficiency and effectiveness of the financial and accounting system of an establishment, while
providing accurate measurement and opinions about the quality of a business' performance. I have
constantly developed my skills in judging the quality of performance of the finance department, by
deep analysis and verification of annual accounting reports, so as to find any discrepancies in the
financial management of an organization, while suggesting desirable changes, aimed at facilitating the
efficient functioning of the finance department.

My key competencies include excellent written and verbal communication skills, data integrity and
analytical skills, a close eye for minute details, high rate of accuracy in the judgments made, and deep
knowledge of budgeting and bookkeeping, which I would gladly use to the optimum, so as to deliver
the best results and shape your organization's finance department in a desirable manner, thereby
increasing the efficiency of your accounting and finance team.

Kindly consider my application favorably and allow me to offer my service, in order to facilitate your
organization's progress, while using the company's vision to guide me towards excellence within the
field. You may contact me between 10a.m. and 8p.m. during weekdays, if you wish to discuss my
application in detail.

Thanking you.

Sincerely yours,

Mark Bogue

Enclosure: Resume

2. Cover Letter Sample

Ms. Clara H. Vargas


3470 Rebecca Street
Bensenville, IL 60106
Phone no: (815) 940-5728
Email: clarav@example.com

To
Mr. Toby D. Kerns
Human Resources
Aon Corporation
432 Cecil Street
Chicago, IL 60606

Sub: Job application for the position of Auditor

Dear Mr. Kerns,

I recently viewed your company's profile on www.careersforyou.com, and came to know of your job
vacancies. I am pleased to present my application for the position of an Auditor within your
organization. My experience in the accounting sector has helped me in acquiring adequate knowledge,
which gave me the confidence to try my skills and expertise in auditing.

I have completed my graduation from the Peoria College of Arts and Commerce, in September 2006
and also possess CFA level-2 certification. I have worked in the accounts department from Oct 2006
till October 2013, moving my way upward from an Accounting Executive to a Cost Audit Assistant.
Details of my previous employment are provided in my resume attached along with the application.

My education and employment have incorporated essential knowledge of accounting and audit, guiding
me in the systematic and accurate verification of the records bearing all costs, to check whether it is in
accordance with the cost accounting objectives. I have also developed my understanding in analyzing
financial statements and annual reports, using various accounting procedures, to facilitate efficient
financial planning. I have also gained essential knowledge in payroll audit and examining and verifying
tax records and returns.

Besides, I also possess fair amount of knowledge in security auditing and information systems
auditing, which I learnt by myself, taking the help of few books and internet. I am highly skilled in
research and analysis, interpersonal communication, budgeting, cost analysis, taxation, payroll
management, data interpretation and analysis etc.

I am eagerly willing to become a part of your team and offer my contribution, to ensure the efficient
functioning of your finance department, by reviewing and verifying the annual financial reports for
errors and loopholes, while suggesting suitable changes to improve the quality of the accounting
team's performance.

Kindly provide me with an opportunity to of an interview, which would help me to express my interests
and abilities more effectively and clearly, facilitating your decision in hiring me. Please find attached
my resume, where you will find detailed information of my academic and professional history.

Thanking you.
Yours sincerely,

Clara Vargas

Enclosure: Resume

Refer to the above examples to get a clear idea of the layout of an auditor cover letter, which would
certainly aid you in the preparation of your own cover letter, for your job application. Check out a
sample of accounting internship resume.

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