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10 reasons why it's great to be an accountant

8th Aug 2014
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We asked our members recently on Any Answers, what they like most about being an accountant.

We picked our top 10 answers from the responses - and here they are. 

 
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By airgeadagam
08th Aug 2014 17:23

How About

How about sharing 10 reasons why it's rotten to be an accountant. My son is considering accountancy as a career, this might balance the conversation. But otherwise very enlightening, thanks.

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By Paul Scholes
08th Aug 2014 22:54

Reminds me of a SWOT analysis...

when you give thought to your firm's Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities & Threats and suddenly find that 10 or so of the plusses are matched with the same number of minuses, and many with just one heading, eg clients and more/less family time.

airgeadagam - tell your son that, as in most things in life, accountancy is made up of loads of debits & credits but, at the end of the day, they should balance.  Rest assured, accountancy is  not special, it's what you make it.

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By Duhamel
08th Aug 2014 23:02

Excellent pictures
I particularly like the picture for point 10.

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By carnmores
09th Aug 2014 14:41

frankly

for most of these you could substitute many other businesses

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By Accountsetc
09th Aug 2014 21:54

Great profitability at least from an American perspective
http://www.inc.com/sageworks/the-15-most-profitable-industries-for-priva...

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By Marlinman
12th Aug 2014 19:37

Its also the best form of contraception there is.

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By Altenburger
30th Sep 2019 08:56

An accountant is not only a member of the maths genii community, s/he can be a person even without a degree. And it's a perfect way to start entrepreneurship too.
Accounting: my way to use research diagnostic methods in Accounting: articles on
http://www.acca-x.com/global/en/blog/become-an-accountant.html
https://essays.agency/research-paper-proposal.html

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