Accounting Jokes

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Cash accountant


Why did the cash accountant commit suicide?

Because it was accrual world.

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Baking accountants


Why do accountants make good bakers?

Because they know how to handle dough

Joke tweeted by Sage Accountants @SageAccountants

Meme – Want to be an accountant


Meme – Petty Cash


Meme – Trial Balance


Monty Python and accounting 3

Monty Python and accounting 2


Vocational guidance counsellor sketch

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Monty Python and accounting 1


Why accountancy is not boring by Mr A. Putty

This is a link to a Monty Python fan site.

Pearly gates


An accountant dies and goes to Heaven. He is met by St. Peter, who goes through the usual questionnaire.

“What sort of accountant are you?” asks St. Peter.

“Public practitioner,” is the reply.

“Name?”

He gives his name. St. Peter goes through some files and pulls one out.

“Oh, yes. We’ve been expecting you. You’ve reached your allotted span,” he says.

“How can that be?” says the accountant. “I’m too young to go. I’m only 48.”

“No, that’s impossible.”

“Why do you say that?”

“Well, we’ve been looking at your time sheets and the hours you’ve charged your clients. By our reckoning, you’re at least 93.”

Counting sheep 3


An auditor was examining the balance sheet of a mining company that had just bought a sheep station in the Pilbara area of Western Australia. The reason for the purchase was partly for the thousands of acres that the station covered and partly for the thousands of sheep that ranged over those thousands of acres. The auditor, being very diligent, noted that the value of the sheep formed a significant asset and, like all good auditors, knew that he would have to verify that asset.  He chartered an aircraft and flew up to the station.  The manager was at the airstrip to meet him.

“Hello,” he said. “I’m the auditor.  I’ve come to count the sheep.”