Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Accountants Are the Most Low-Key, High Wage Workers in America

I wish they would have published this stupid article at the peak of busy season. Since some of you spend your lives in perpetual busy season, you should get a laugh at this. And by "a laugh" I mean a cry.
Yahoo (yeah, I know) published a list of "low-key, high-wage" jobs and you'll be happy to know yours tops the list. I know, I'm as shocked as you are. Let's see what they had to say:
If crunching numbers on your own sounds more fun to you than clocking face time with people, you may enjoy a career as an accountant or auditor.
HOLD IT RIGHT THERE. This right here is why people who have absolutely no idea what accountants do shouldn't write articles about what accountants do. Accounting and auditing (auditing, especially) are people-oriented careers. You don't plug spreadsheets in a vacuum. Whether dealing with clients or office politics, trust and believe there will be some actual number-crunching and lots of dealing with fellow human beings (I use that term loosely). Anyone who has ever been stuck in the audit room with someone they can't stand knows the above statement is a complete joke. But let's keep reading:

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Source: Adrienne Gonzalez (

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