Free Cover Letter Sample for a CFO position

The following cover letter sample is for a CFO position. The applicant has 15 years of experience in finance. She is applying to be the Chief Financial Officer of ACME Solutions.

Dear Bugs:

Proven experience in financial and strategic business planning, general accounting, accounting management, corporate finance and auditing, is the experience I'd bring to your CFO position at ACME Solutions.

Highlights of my experience include:

  • Significant experience in financial and strategic business planning, general accounting and auditing.
  • Key member of management team responsible for start-up of two operations in Honduras and Guatemala for AT&T (1997-1998). Achieved profitability within 18 months.
  • Achieved $2 million profit as financial lead in negotiations and sale of Guatemala joint venture (1997).
  • Financial lead in systems implementations - JDEdwards (2002) and Oracle Financial Systems (1994), each resulting in greater than 50% shortening of month-end closing cycle.
  • Cited by supervisor as "a team player with very good interpersonal skills. Always willing to take on new challenges outside of his areas of direct responsibility."
I would like to discuss in greater detail the valuable contributions I could bring to the ACME Solutions team.

Please contact me at (123) 456-7890 to arrange a meeting.


The above cover letter sample was created using the advice given in Winning Cover Letters.

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