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14 Nosehill Drive
Cranbrook, BC
V1C 4T4
Today's Date
Mr. J.C. Town
Human Resources Manager
Cranbrook Forestry and Resources
Box 1000
Cranbrook, BC
V1C 0P0
Dear Mr. Town:
I am enclosing my resume in application for the Payroll Clerk position which was advertised in the Kootenay Advertiser on ( date ).  As you can see from my resume, I possess the required education and experience qualifications, including:
  • A Business Administration Certificate with a major in Accounting;
  • Five years general payroll experience
  • Manual and computerized accounting experience

I understand that this position has been created in response to teh expansion of your company due eto the demand for your expert services in forestry consulting.  I would enjoy the challenge of working for such a progressive company.

In my recent employment, I was responsible to supervise four payroll clerks and headed up a team that made the payroll department more efficient and reduced overhead costs by 20%.

I would be pleased to meet with you in person to discuss your needs and how my skills would be of benefit to your company.  I can be reached by telephone at 417-0000 from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm and at 417-9999 after 5:00 pm.  Thank you for your consideration of me for this position.



Sally Johnson



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