On bad days, TS tends to wonder what on earth it is doing in a job that involves writing about IAS39 and the thrilling issue of tax on white vans, while the year’s highlight is a bet on how long the chancellor’s Budget speech will last.
TS expects while staring at your 568th balance sheet of the day, you may also have questioned why you began a career in accountancy. Like most, we’re sure you did it for the pleasure of being involved in such a prestigious profession but there are always some exceptions to the rule.
For instance, Mark Currie, FD of the Management Consulting Group, decided to pursue number crunching as a vocation after his father showed him a 1970s car magazine with an article on accountants’ favourite runarounds.
Admittedly, at the time the professional’s choice was a nifty Lamborghini. Ah, how those dreams must have been shattered in later life.
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