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Payroll Manager Cover Letter Example
« on: March 04, 2014, 10:59:31 AM »

Writing a cover letter for the job role of a Payroll Manager

The role of a a Payroll Manager is to manage the payroll department within the organisation. A requirement of this role would be to be competent with numbers and would the ability to handle the responsibility of the payroll of the staff members.
Entry requirements would include management skills to lead and motivate a team as well as the ability to handle pressure well when you're working to tight deadlines. Experience in payroll would also be required. Employers are likely to be more interested in your skills, track record and industry knowledge than your formal qualifications. However, quaifications such as A-levels (or equivalent) or a HND/HNC, generally by studying with an institution such as the ACCA  (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants)  or IFA (The Institute of Financial Accountants)  for an accounting technician qualification may aid your application.

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Duties to Expect:
  • Collating, preparing and interpreting reports, budgets, accounts and financial statements
  • Ensuring staff members are paid the correct amount and on time
  • Produce long-term business plans
  • Budget plans for new staff and training
  • Controlling income, cash flow and expenditure and budget management
  • Supervising staff  and liaising with managerial staff and other colleagues.
Payroll Cover Letter Example

Dear HR / Recruitment Manger,

In regards to your advertisement for a Payroll Manager, please find my CV attached for your perusal.

As an ACCA qualified professional with an up to date working knowledge of current accountancy practices, I feel that I possess academic qualifications as well as the relevant experience that is required for this role.

As you can see from my CV, I can provide and participate in the financial and operational direction of a company,  and possess the proven ability to manage and supervise functional teams of finance advisors and interns as well as pro-active management style and a ‘can do’ attitude towards problematic tasks.

I hope you will give me the opportunity to discuss my application with you in more detail as I am very excited at the possibility of working for your company.
Yours Sincerely

Applicant Name

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