i have seen your advertisement in the for an assistant accountant, and should be grateful if you would consider a short account of my character and capabilities.
for the last three years i have been employed as a junior accountant by a firm of import and export garment merchants where the wide field of work to be covered has given me a good all-round knowledge of accounts. to supplement my practical knowledge, i have taken evening courses of accounting and i/e garment in the hong kong city university. i feel that you could safely entrust a set of books to my care.
you will find enclosed the resume and a testimonial from the head professor of hong kong city university who has kindly offered to provide you with any further details you may require.
your company is one of the top ten i/e garment company in hong kong. i trust that you will consider this application favorably and i wish to assure you that i should make every effort to be worthy of the confidence you may place in me.