Dear Hiring Manager,
I am writing to express my interest in the Payroll Specialist position at your company. I was excited to see this opportunity because I have a strong background in managing the entire payroll process, from processing employee payments to maintaining accurate payroll records. I believe that my skills and experience make me a strong candidate for this position.
As a recent graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, I have developed a strong understanding of accounting principles, as well as the ability to calculate taxes and deductions accurately. I am also a Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) through the American Payroll Association, which demonstrates my commitment to staying up-to-date on industry regulations and best practices.
In my current role as a Payroll Specialist at XYZ Company, I manage the entire payroll process for over 500 employees. This includes figuring out and taking care of all payroll taxes and deductions, keeping accurate records of employee payroll, and making sure all federal and state rules about payroll are followed. I also respond to employee inquiries related to payroll and provide excellent customer service.
I am confident that my skills, experience, and passion for payroll make me a great fit for your team. I look forward to the opportunity to discuss my qualifications further and how I can contribute to your company’s success.
Thank you for considering my application.