Dear Hiring Manager,
I am writing to apply for the position of Payroll Clerk at your company. With my strong background in accounting and payroll processing, I believe that I possess the necessary skills to be an excellent addition to your team.
My current experience as a Payroll Clerk includes processing payroll for 300+ employees, tracking benefits, and auditing forms. I have also implemented several process improvement initiatives that have increased efficiency and saved the company money. I regularly stay up to date with industry trends and laws related to payroll and accounting, so I can ensure compliance.
Additionally, I am an expert at using Quickbooks and other software for payroll processing. I am also well-versed in Microsoft Excel, with excellent spreadsheet building skills.
I have strong customer service and communication abilities that have been honed from working with employees to answer their questions about payroll, taxes, and deductions.
Enclosed is my resume which provides further details about my background. I am confident that I can provide the high-level service your payroll department needs to thrive and would be delighted to discuss any potential opportunities for employment with you.
Thank you for taking the time to consider my application.