This compilation of accounting related jokes from The Business Insider tells us that accountants are a hilarious bunch — if you get these punch lines, or at least some, then you’re in.
Welcome to the accounting department, where everybody counts.
It’s accrual world.
Where do homeless accountants live? In a tax shelter.
What do you call an accountant with an opinion? An auditor.
An accountant is someone who solves a problem you didn’t know you had in a way you don’t understand.
Why are accountants always so calm, composed, and methodical? They have strong internal controls.
What do you call a financial controller who always works through lunch, takes two days holiday every two years, is in the office every weekend, and leaves every night after 10 p.m.? Lazy.
What do you call a trial balance that doesn’t balance? A late night.
There are just two rules for creating a successful accountancy business:
1. Don’t tell them everything you know.
Four Laws of Accounting:
1. Trial balances don’t.
2. Bank reconciliations never do.
3. Working capital does not.
4. Return on investments never will