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.
The moment I uncovered an accounting discrepancy in my first student audit project, I was hooked. Driven by the excitement of solving financial puzzles, I pursued a career as an Auditor and have amassed over five years of experience. That's why I believe I'd be an excellent fit for the Auditor position at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), a firm whose innovation in auditing practice has earned its position as one of the Big Four.
During a college internship, I had the opportunity to shadow an EY auditor at work. This experience solidified my passion for auditing, and I knew I had found my career path. With five years of auditing experience under my belt, I'm thrilled to apply for the Auditor position at EY, a company that not only inspired my career choice initially but is also known for its dedication to excellence in financial services.
My interest in auditing began with a friendly rivalry between my father, an accountant, and myself as we poured over spreadsheets to find errors. Now, with over five years of professional experience, I am eager to bring my skills as an Auditor to KPMG, a company whose commitment to quality and growth aligns with the values that have driven my own career.
For as long as I can remember, I've always loved solving mysteries and decoding patterns. When I channeled these passions into auditing, I discovered the perfect career fit. Today, I am excited to apply for the Auditor position at Grant Thornton, a firm well-regarded for its client-centric approach and focus on employee growth, both aspects I value highly in an organization.
During my five years as an Auditor, I've consistently been inspired by RSM's dedication to providing midsize companies with expert audit services. This industry focus has always resonated with me, having grown up in a family that ran a small business. I am thrilled at the opportunity to apply my skills to an organization like RSM as an Auditor, where my passion for the work and its impact on clients will be valued and nurtured.