The following sentences is a part of my letter to one of my colleague in America.

I cherish the hope of cooperating with your company in near future. Job matters aside , any ties with your company would be an excuse(a great opportunity) to see you here more.

I have doubt about two phrases here, one

job matters aside, I mean apart from business stuff do I convey the meaning properly,the second is that I am hesitant to use would be an excuse or would be a great opportunity.

Your proofreading in case of mistakes in other phrases is highly appreciated


I just have time for a quick comment.
'Cherish' is a pretty personal and emotional word. Business communications are not usually emotional.

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Thanks clive.

Is Job matters aside correct?

Better to say 'Work matters aside'.

Thanks Clive.
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