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I am the Controller for a NPO treatment center for young women. I do all the financials but only submit in 2 weeks for the board to review. I would like to include a cover letter to the board with my ideas on how to increase revenue and decrease some costs. Opening paragraph is what I want help with. I am a numbers person but not the best letter writer. Can you help?
Seems like you write well enough to present your situation very clearly. First, your letter should be addressed and sent only to the president of the board and not to each member individually. You don't want to alienate the president by making it appear that you are by-passing him. Just say:
Dear Sir (or whatever you call him/her). I am pleased to submit my financial report for 2012. I also wish to point out some areas in which I think steps could be taken to both increase revenue and reduce operating expenses, for your consideration. They are:.....
Is this what you had in mind?
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