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Do you recommend using a standard business letter format for cover letters or using the same heading from the resume?

As a hiring manager, would you even notice or care?accounting cover letter

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(Agent, JKS Solutions, Inc.) |

If you are applying to a job in finance, keep it conservative and standard. The trend is back to traditional values in finance given all that has transpired.

Your resume is a marketing document, and the header does not work well in a cover letter. But the contact information should be consistent.

If you want to be matchy matchy use the same core font in the cover letter as in the resume.

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Cindy Kraft
Title: CFO Coach
Company: Executive Essentials
(CFO Coach, Executive Essentials) |

If you are sending the resume and cover letter today, I believe they should be branded. So, use the same header on all the documents you send together for branded consistency.

Anonymous
(Manager) |

Does anybody have a standard accounting cover letter example?

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