If you're struggling to start your cover letter, here are 6 different variations that have worked for others, along with why they worked. Use them as inspiration for your introductory paragraph.
As a long-time follower of Deloitte's thought leadership, I jumped at the opportunity to apply for the Assistant Controller position to join a firm that actively shapes the financial services industry. I remember attending one of your company's informative webinars on financial planning, which confirmed Deloitte's commitment to innovation and excellence in the field.
A recent conversation with a PwC employee about their innovative work culture and passion for client success solidified my decision to apply for the Assistant Controller position at your esteemed firm. PwC's dedication to nurturing professional growth aligns perfectly with my own career goals in finance.
After seeing firsthand the profound impact of EY's pro-bono services on a local non-profit, I was drawn to the Assistant Controller position that would allow me to contribute to such a socially responsible company. EY's commitment to community engagement sets it apart in the financial services landscape.
While reading KPMG's thought-provoking reports on financial management trends, I was inspired to apply for the Assistant Controller position to work with a team that stays ahead of the curve. KPMG's dedication to continuous learning and professional development resonates with my own desire to excel in the field of finance.
Upon learning that Grant Thornton had been recognized as a Great Place to Work, I knew I wanted to apply for the Assistant Controller position at a company that values employee satisfaction and fosters a positive work environment. It was delightful to hear current employees enthusiastically share their experiences during a networking event I attended last year.