An accountant plays a very crucial role in an organization and has many responsibilities that are entrusted on him. As an accountant when one wants to resign from his or her job, a well written and professional accountant resignation letter is the key to ensuring that the entire process goes smoothly and that you can quit your job in a professional way. Resigning from a job can be a very challenging task as many professionals are unaware how to go ahead and resign or want is to be added to their letter of resignation.

One of the most important points that need to be kept in mind when writing you accountant resignation letter is to ensure that the letter is direct, to the point and does not hurt anyone’s feelings, most of all the letter should be respectful.  The biggest mistake that you as an accountant can make is to write a letter of resignation that is unprofessional and hurtful or that degrades someone.

Here we have a few sample accountant resignation letters that have been written in a professional way, these letters can be used as a reference when writing your very own document.  These samples will ensure that your letter is professional and will help create a great and lasting impression on your employers.

Accountant Resignation Letter


1st April 2012


Carol Shelby

21 Cottonwood Avenue,

St. Louis, MO


Mr. Dean Bennett

Accounting Manager,

ABC Accounting & Financial Services

St. Louis, MO


Dear Mr. Bennett,

With this letter, I would like to hereby tender my resignation from the post of an Accountant with ABC Accounting & Financial Services, with effect from the 1st of April, 2012. My last day of employment with the organization would be the 30th of April, 2012.

I have decided to take up a position as a Senior Accountant with another organization, which offers me a higher compensation as well as gives me an opportunity to further my career and professional development. The last 5 years at ABC accounting and financial services has been a rich and rewarding experience, where I have learned a lot and have been able to enhance my accounting and professional skills.

I would like to thank the management and the staff at ABC accounting and financial services for the support, guidance and opportunity that I got to work with a great team. I would also like to thank you for your support and guidance that through my tenure with the organization.

I would ensure that I complete all pending and outstanding tasks and will also ensure a smooth transition of responsibilities before my last day of employment. I would also be happy to help in training my replacement and ensuring that he/she is prepared for the role.

Please feel free to contact me should you need my assistance.



Carol Shelby


Browse Through the sample resignation letters given below:

Sample Resignation Letter 1

Sample Resignation Letter 2

Sample Resignation Letter 3

Sample Resignation Letter 4

Sample Resignation Letter 5