For The Post Of A Section Officer

62, Abubakar building,

September 20, 20…


The Under Secretary,
Ministery of Sports,
South Block, Washington.

Dear Sir,

Re: Post of Section Officer (Accounts).

With reference to your advertisement in the Daily News of 10th September, for the post of a Section Officer (Accounts). I take this opportunity to  offer my services for the same. The details regarding my educational qualifications and experience are furnished below:-


(a) I passed my B.Com examination with honors in Accountancy from the State University in 20..

(b) I got a scholarship for higher studies and obtained a diploma in accountancy from Helly College of Commerce.

(c) I have an excellent academic career throughout. I topped the state list in my Senior Secondary Examination.

(d) I have a diploma in Chartered Accountancy, which I obtained from the USA Institute of Chartered Accountants.


I joined M/s Wadhera Textile Mills as a cashier in 19 ….. and served that concern for two years. Therefore, I left the job, as M/s Nicholson Steel Mills offered me the job of an accountants which was better paid. I have been in this job for the last four years. I have gained enough experience in all aspects of accountancy, for example, preparing of accounts, salary biil accounts, budget, balance sheets, etc.


I am a young age man of 30 years possess a sound physique and a good moral cheracter. I am a hard working man and am capable of working gor long hours after the office time if there is need.


(a) I know typing and my speed is 50 words per minute.

(b) I know how to run computers. I am well versed in accounting softwere on the computer. In the end, I assure that if I am selected, I will prove worthy of this job.

Thank you.

Yours faithfully,


For the post of general clerk in a publishing firm


28-Minister Colony,


August 20, 20.. .


Messers Unique Publishers,

119, Ibraham Avenue,


Dear Sir,

From your recent advertisement in Vilnius Daily, I came to know that you need a general clerk for your publishing concern. As my general qualification and capabilities, quite match the requirements for this post, I offer my services for it.

I passed my B.A. in 19… obtaining 76% marks. After that I acquired diploma in Secretarial Practice and have acquired general proficiency in office routine activities. I am a young man of 25 years and possess a sound physique and an excellent moral cheracter. I can travel extensively on official work and can work in any of your branches in other cities. My handwriting is very good and I know typing as well. My speed in typewriting is 60 works per minute. I have a basic and working knowledge of computer also, which will greatly help me in the discharge of my duty.

At present I am working on part time basis with M/s Azhar Publishers, Vilnius. This job has given me experience in the book trade. I kanow how to prepare invoices, approach libraries, for books supply,  how to deal with the paper suppliers, etc. Therefore, I feel myself quite suitable for the post of a general clerk in your concern.

I am enclosing herewith attested copies of my B.A. degree and other testimonials, which will tell you about the accomplishment and suitability for the job.

I assure you that if given a chance to serve you, I`ll prove to be as asset to your concern. I hope, you will consider my application favorably.

Thank you.

Yours faithfully,