Finance: Cover Letter

Tim Boone
April 12, 2013
John Smith
702 SW 8th St, Suite 200
Bentonville, AR 94025
Dear Mr. Smith,
I am writing to express my interest in a full time Financial Analyst position at Wal-Mart.
I believe that Wal-Mart’s ability to manage costs despite highly complex operations make
it a great company to learn best practices in financial management. I believe that I could
contribute significantly to this team.
I possess three strengths that would allow me to add value to this role; strong
organizational capabilities, great communication abilities, and solid problem solving
Organization – As a finance manager, I allocated funds for four major Army Bases
in excess of $60M annually.
Communication– I developed and presented weekly reports for management which
summarized the financial position including income, expenses, capital usage and
cash flows.
Problem Solving – As a financial analyst, I reduced costs by 6% by redesigning the
internal financial controls process through implementing a standard financial
procedures guide.
I am excited to take the next step in my career and join Wal-Mart as a Financial Analyst.
I believe my background uniquely qualifies me for this role and my skill-set will allow
me to contribute from day one.
I have included my resume for your review, and look forward to hearing from you. Thank
you for your consideration.
Tim Boone