Don’t write your letter verbatim, but adapt it to the following: 1001 Main Street Richmond, VA 23225 December 19, 2008 Mr. John Doe Partner-In-Charge (His actual title) Accounting Firms, Inc. 493 S. Indiana Blvd. Louisville, KY 40220
Mr. Doe: I was referred to you by Mr. Larry Jones, a Partner with you Los Angeles office, who advised me that the Louisville office of Accounting Firms, Inc. is actively looking to hire quality and motivated individuals for your fast paced Auditor Developer Program.
I have more than three years of accounting experience, I will be receiving my BBA from the University of Richmond, grading Magna Cum Laude and I also intered for two summers at JP Morgan in their New York office. I believe my combination of work experience oand solid educational background has enabled and prepared me to start making an immediate contribution to your firm.
My prior work experience and internship has taught me the levels of communication, professionalism and teamwork needed to make any program successful. My motivation, tenacity, organization skills, and ultimate professional approach to business will shine through as I complete the Auditor Developer Program and become an increasingly, highly productive Auditor that continually contributes towards the success of Accounting Firms, Inc.
I will be in Louisville the week of January 14th, 2009. Please call me at 804-555-8675 to set up a convenient time and date where we may set down and meet to further discuss my background in relation to your needs. If I have not heard from you by January 7, then I will contact your office as to a potential meeting date, time and place. I look forward to meeting you then.
Amandalyn S. Graduate