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Chief Financial Officer Cover Letter

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Sample Chief Financial Officer Cover Letter

Austin Parker
2365 S Mayfield Ave • Chicago, IL 60652 • Cell: (123)-555-1234

February 3, 2010

Mr. Rony Conrad
2365 S Mayfield Ave
Chicago, IL 60652
Cell: (123)-555-1234

Dear Mr. Conrad:

As a manufacturing executive, I have consistently delivered strong performance results through my contributions in cost reductions, internal controls and technology solutions. The comparison below outlines some of my accomplishments as a Chief Financial Officer in relationship to the position requirements.

Your Requirements My Qualifications
Full range of finance, accounting and treasury experience; operational focus; strong internal controls. Built and led strong finance organizations, creating solid infrastructures and strengthening internal controls. Instituted formal budgeting, forecasting, cash management and other management processes. Proven record for designing growth strategies and financial consolidations to achieve business objectives.

Recruited by Halstead Company to provide expertise in acquisitions, financing and MIS and to orchestrate an IPO. Comprehensive background in all areas of finance, accounting and treasury. Recognized for strengths as a consensus/team builder and effective arbitrator/negotiator.

Mergers and acquisitions experience. Acquired extensive experience in the analysis of new business opportunities and with mergers and acquisitions throughout career history. Effectively merged and streamlined two divisions, which resulted in substantial savings and positioned company for future growth.

Spearheaded acquisition of several operating businesses with sales ranging from $1 million to $220 million, which included personally handling all negotiations, performing due diligence, developing tax structure and coordinating legal and accounting activities.

MIS background. Led installation of state-of-the-art MIS technology in different companies. Improved inventory management, boosted sales and cut annual operating expenses through MIS technology implementation.

I would welcome a personal interview to discuss how my experience would contribute to the achievement of your company's objectives for growth and success.

Very truly yours,

Austin Parker

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