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 self-professed finance enthusiast, I've been following the growth of Vanguard for years and now eagerly apply for the Fund Accountant position. Having been introduced to the concept of low-cost index funds through Vanguard's founder, John Bogle, his book "The Little Book of Common Sense Investing" sparked my interest in joining a pioneer of cost-effective investment strategies, like Vanguard.
When I was first exposed to the world of finance during an internship, I couldn't help but notice that many conversations revolved around J.P. Morgan and its reputation for excellence. Now seeking a Fund Accountant position with your esteemed organization, I am excited for the opportunity to further my career and contribute to the high standards and innovative approach that J.P. Morgan is known for.
The dynamic and forward-thinking nature of the finance industry has always been a driving force in my career. Upon discovering the Fund Accountant opening at Goldman Sachs, I was eager to apply, knowing that this opportunity would allow me to join an organization that is consistently pushing boundaries and shaping the way we think about investments.
While studying finance at university, I developed a deep appreciation for Fidelity Investments' long-standing commitment to their clients and the financial well-being of millions. It is with great enthusiasm that I apply for the Fund Accountant position, as the opportunity to contribute to Fidelity's mission and maintain its dedication to exceptional customer service resonates strongly with me.
As someone who has always been passionate about the importance of sustainable investments, finding the Fund Accountant position at TIAA was a serendipitous moment. From its inception as a teachers' pension fund to its current diverse offerings in responsible investing, I am excited to apply my fund accounting expertise at TIAA and contribute to the company's ongoing commitment to creating a better world through investment choices.