Entry Level Finance Cover Letter Sample

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When you are applying for a job in finance, be sure to follow the instructions in the job posting exactly. If a cover letter is required, make sure yours is a good one. It can help to look at a sample of an entry level finance cover letter to help you know what to include. It’s also helpful to review resume examples so you can see how yours compares.

The following is an example of a cover letter for an entry level finance position.

When you are applying for an entry level job that doesn't require significant work experience, include information on the related courses you have taken, any internships you have done, and the finance skills you have gained while in college.

It's important to be specific, and take the time to match your qualifications to the job description. The closer a match, the better your chances of getting picked to interview.

Also see below for an example of a resume for a finance position.

Sample Cover Letter - Entry Level Finance Position

Your Contact Information
City, State, Zip Code
Phone Number
Cell Phone Number

Employer Contact Information
City, State, Zip Code


Dear Mr./Ms. LastName,

I am very interested in the entry-level position that is available at ABC Investment Partners. I recently graduated from XYZ University College and am actively seeking employment with firms in the San Francisco area.

My courses in investments, finance and business have given me a solid base upon which I plan to build my career.

During my college internships, I dealt with a variety of budgets and conducted market research while handling numerous administrative duties. The experience allowed me to learn important skills and to develop the confidence needed to succeed in a competitive environment.

I have enclosed my resume for your review. Thank you for your time and consideration.

It would be a pleasure to interview with you and I look forward to hearing from you soon.


Your Signature (hard copy letter)

Your Typed Name

​Sample Finance Resume

First Last Name
Street Address, City, State, Zip
Phone (Cell/Home)
Email Address


To secure a position with a well established organization with a stable environment that will lead to a lasting relationship in the field of Finance.


University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, Arkansas
Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance Major

Southern Technical College, Little Rock, Arkansas
Associate Degree of Applied Science, Computer Aided Drafting


12/20XX - Current: Benefit Representative
Baptist Medical Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas
Work in Cardiovascular Rehabilitation Unit Admissions of Outpatient Services at Hickingbotham Center admitting patients. Work as liaison representative between family members and doctor follow up coordination.

Work also in Emergency Room admissions checking in patients. Enter personal data and follow up on insurance verification. Discharge of patient from E.R collecting co-pay and deductibles.

Bed controls through E.R. placement of patients upon transfer to floor.

1/20XX - 11/20XX: Account Analyst
Baptist Medical Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas
Claims Processor with emphasis placed on Blue Cross Insurance. Worked on denials from claims submitted electronically thru billing on SSI - System Specialist Inc. Corrected electronically submitted claims through AHIN - Blue Cross Special Management System. Customer service follow-up with patients on billing issues and repayment options.

4/20XX - 12/20XX: Account Analyst
Arkansas Children's Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas
A claims processor of Commercial and Blue Cross claims with special emphasis on inpatient accounts. Billed claims through SSI and worked rejections. Claims auditor for all accounts requested by Insurance companies.

Computer Skills

Meditech, AHIN, SSI Billing System, Norvell, DMS Data Mgmt System, IMF Internal Medical Frame

Related: Finance Major Skills List

Sending an Email Cover Letter and Resume

If you're sending your cover letter via email, list your name and the job title in the subject line of the email message:

Subject:  Entry Level Finance - Your Name

Include your contact information in your email signature, and don't list the employer contact information. Start your email message with the salutation. Here's an example of a formatted email cover letter.

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