An Account Manager, or Accounts Manager, is the head of department who is responsible for recording, classifying and summarizing all the accounting transaction in a concise and presentable manner. His role is to manager and oversees the daily operations of the accounting department. Monitor and analyze all the accounting data and to produce financial reports or statements. Establishing and enforcing proper accounting methods, policies and principles

An Accounts Manager should be able to demonstrate following skills and abilities

Month and end-year process
Accounts payable/receivable
Supervising cash receipts and payments.
General ledger management
Treasury, budgeting
Cash forecasting
Revenue and expenditure variance analysis
Payroll and utilities
Capital assets reconciliations
Payable account statement reconciliations
Fixed asset activity
Monitoring and analyzing accounting data and to produce financial reports for review of senior management.
Establishing and enforcing proper accounting methods, policies and principles
Liaising with audit department to coordinate and complete annual intern and external audits.
Improve systems and procedures and initiate corrective actions

Dear Mr. Andrew

Good Day from an Accounts Manager,

Every employer has to go through some business pain when his accounting system doesn’t run properly.

I Just saw your add on “LinkedIn/Job Site (mention the source)” that you are looking for professional Accounts Manager’ to manage your accounts department. I have carefully gone through the content of your message and found myself ‘plug and play’ match with the position.

I started my career as a trainee and gradually moved up to the ladder to Manager Accounts, handled complete accounting, cash flows and banking operations of the entity with 1000+ employees with annual turnover USD 100+ million per year. 

Here are most compelling points that why your company should hire me:

  • Managed the accounting of the entity with 7 units to financial statements preparation i.e. Balance sheet, profit & loss accounts, cash flows, related reports and their analysis.

  • Played the role of a business analyst by preparing and presenting monthly dashboards and KPIs of financial and non-financial data, budgeting, receivables & payables and cash flows to the CEO.

  • Redesigned and supervised an internal control system for payables; analyzed account activity and related reports at account level resulting in fewer billing & payment errors.

  • Handled cash flows and banking transactions (Sales to Collections, Purchase to Payments) while ensuring availability of funds at specific dates for post-dated cheques.

  • Initiated inventory controls and raised working capital USD 8+ million by raising flag over long outstanding unused stock, slow moving items, through effective control and ensured its disposal. and will create remarkable brands.

My resume will provide further details on my background and accomplishments. Realizing that this data cannot adequately convey my personal strengths, I would appreciate the opportunity to meet with you, at which time we could discuss salary in greater depth. I thank you for your consideration and look forward to hearing from you.

Thank you for your consideration.




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