Date : ______ [DATE]
To whom it may concern
Re: _________ [NAME OF EMPLOYEE]
__________ [NAME OF EMPLOYEE] was employed at our company as a ________ [OCCUPATION OF EMPLOYEE, Ex. Controller] for a period of approximately _________ [NUMBER OF YEARS EMPLOYEE EMPLOYED, Ex. 5 years] during the period _________ [PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT, ex. January 31, 2005 to February 4, 2010].
During this period she reported directly to me. Her duties and responsibilities included overseeing the accounting department, preparing, reviewing and finalizing our financial statements and acting as primary contact with our bankers.
[NAME OF EMPLOYEE] was at all times very co-operative, friendly, hard working, and extremely competent. She accepted her responsibilities with eagerness and she completed them in a timely and professional manner. Her attendance was exemplary and her interpersonal skills were very polished.
I believe ________ [NAME OF EMPLOYEE] would be a tremendous asset to any organization. It is with regret that _______ [NAME OF EMPLOYEE] left our company, however her success with us resulted in her attaining all the challenges we had to offer, and she wished to find new challenges. I have every confidence that ________ [NAME OF EMPLOYEE] will have a successful career with any organization she joins.
_________ [YOUR NAME]