I Am An Accountant

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    Story Of A Hectic Hector

    Studying the Accounting & Information Systems at University of Dhaka, Bangladesh at my MBA program. Throughout my BBA life I have learned that accounting is a magical tool. All I need to know are the spells to cast them for my use. Accounting is beyond Accountancy. We will rock...
    Diarrogan Diarrogan
    22-25, M
    Apr 30, 2012

    I want to understand Canadian accounting system.

    I'm a commerce graduate and have been working as an accountant for many years..
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    1 Response Sep 23, 2015
    MissGaga MissGaga
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 12, 2014

    Choosing My Own Path.. :)

    going to college all by myself is quite hard since i need to work to support myself. i found a school that offers a scholarship (totally no tuition and miscellaneous expenses!) but in one condition-- I WILL BE TAKING B.S ACCOUNTANCY! i never dreamt of me being an accountant. that...
    joshuita joshuita
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 7, 2013

    Accounting Joke

    I know - accounting and joke have never been seen in the same sentence before - and yet - here it is!! Why did the auditor cross the road?           He looked in the file and thats what was done last year!!         Tell me...
    Flugelblues Flugelblues
    31-35, F
    7 Responses Dec 29, 2007

    This is so funny and

    so true, the video is amazingly done! 
    MissGaga MissGaga
    22-25, F
    1 Response Sep 24, 2015
    AzaleaElise AzaleaElise
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Dec 28, 2013

    This is soooo not true

    and has nothing to do with reality lol, but I liked the video and found it motivational! :P   
    MissGaga MissGaga
    22-25, F
    Sep 3, 2014

    I Plan To Be!

    Could someone help me a little please.. I would like further explanation on why balance day adjustments are necessary, with reference to a qualitative characteristic and an accounting principle. Thank you
    illmindofhayley illmindofhayley
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 3, 2013

    My (borrowed) Accounting Jokes

    The top 10 signs you need a new accounting system are: 10. The service technician keeps threatening to retire 9. “Reconciliation” is your middle name 8. You ask for “proficiency in DOS” when hiring staff 7. When calling Support you hear laughter in...
    mortal mortal
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Apr 3, 2008

    Licensed accountant in my country

    since 2011. I worked for around 3 years as a tax accountant. Currently, I'm a management accountant for a real estate firm in our city.
    thecasualdilettante thecasualdilettante
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Feb 21, 2015

    More Accounting Jokes

    What's an auditor? Someone who arrives after the battle and bayonets all the wounded. What's an accountant's idea of trashing his hotel room? Refusing to fill out the guest comment card. When does a person decide to become an accountant? When he realizes he...
    bizbuz bizbuz
    36-40, M
    5 Responses Dec 29, 2007

    I Am :-)

    I have been in accounting for over ten years...thinking of changing careers and obtaining my BSW.  I want to help people - not just their poketbooks. hmmm.....maybe I should become an accountant for a non-profit society??  
    Yohanna Yohanna
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Feb 4, 2009

    Well... Im not just any Accountant.

    .. Im a Public Accountant.   Pictured above is the adding machine from my Mommy's desk at her Tax office.  Im one of few who can say that I love having an Accountant for a Mommy! Coming from a heritage of Accounting & Audit as well as Law Enforcement I have a well...
    thatguyjrod thatguyjrod
    36-40, M
    Oct 11, 2015

    Accounting Songs!

    We seem to be a group of big accountin' dorks so I'll share a bit of my own geekiness with you fine number movin' folks! I've worked on a few mixes (of music) for work over the years and I've got to share my top 5 best accounting songs: 5. Modest Mouse "Neverending...
    isingforyou isingforyou
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Aug 14, 2008

    I'm neutral about being an accountant.

    I took up the course because my dad didn't really give me a choice. (He wasn’t an accountant, he just thought it suits my temperament- I still can't figure that out) I graduated from one of the known universities from my country, it actually kicks out students who don...
    Hopu Hopu
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 30, 2015


    What does it take to become an accountant wappingers falls ny? I have a really good friend who was going to go into it and then out of no where decided not to do it wanted to go into the medical field but now I'm interested in trying it out. I like math and numbers and I want to...
    jessesToons jessesToons
    31-35, F
    Dec 20, 2012
    MissGaga MissGaga
    22-25, F
    Dec 18, 2015

    I spend longer time formatting

    and colouring my spreadsheets than doing the actual work though O.o Something is not quite adding up there.
    MissGaga MissGaga
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Nov 5, 2015

    Patiently waiting for this .

    . I am not doing this, I am not doing that, who cares lol! 
    MissGaga MissGaga
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 17, 2015

    One of the greatest pleasures in life to have

    your balance sheet balance when you thought it never would! I feel I REALLY deserve a cup of coffee.
    MissGaga MissGaga
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Mar 9

    I need some advice. I am 31

    and have been in private accounting for my entire career. I have a BS in accounting and I will soon have a Masters in accounting. I am a staff accountant currently. I took the CPA exam and did not pass the REG or the BEC section on the first try. I retook them both and didn't...
    jencpa jencpa
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Jan 21, 2014
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