But now we have got wind of one woman who has managed to straddle both ‘professions’ ably.
Helen Stafford, of Norfolk firm Sexty & Co, recently won a regional award for her bookkeeping skills, but has gained just as much notoriety for her extra-curricular activities. Helen may deal with accounts production and tax compliance by day, but come the night she plays bass guitar in all-girl ‘pop-punk’ combo Compact Pussycat.
‘I sometimes have to turn up at gigs wearing my business suit and then get changed into my stage gear,’ Helen admitted to local news website EDP24: ‘Someone once fell off their stool when I told them I was an accountant.’
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