To Whom It May Concern:
I am applying for the quantitative
position posted on Craig’s List.
I feel that I am a good fit for the position based on my education and
experience. I graduated from
Over the past few years, I have gained
extensive experience covering several areas in business development –
from equity financing to launching commercial ventures in international
emerging markets. As an analyst at
Hardstone Capital, a boutique investment bank, I gained tremendous experience
by participating in financial advisory work for small and mid-size
companies. Through my experience at
developed excellent skills in Excel modeling with VBA, statistical analysis
using programs SAS/SPSS, market research and competitor analysis, and
presentation using PowerPoint. This
past year, as a business development associate at Net2Phone, Inc. a fast
growing telecommunications company, I gained invaluable experience in building
businesses in emerging markets such as
As I am considering entering the field of quantitative finance, I would like to your firm in a quantitative role. Besides its reputable status as a world-class financial institution, your firm would provide me invaluable exposure to complex derivatives and more quantitative finance. Additionally, because I have significant experience in creating PowerPoint presentations and complex spread sheet models, I feel I would be a great match for the position and would be an asset to your firm. My specific skill set coupled with my diverse experience and education places me at an advantage to other candidates.
The attached resume provides an overview of my skills and qualifications.
Thank you for your time and consideration.
Azhar M. Abdul-Quader
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