Teenager wins World Excel Championship, accountants rejoice

If there is one thing that accountants of all backgrounds share, it is a fondness of Excel. I know it might sound kind of nerdy, but there is just something satisfying about creating a clean, functioning spreadsheet. In our office, I’ve seen tons of Excel spreadsheets and templates. Some of which are used to perform …

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Be an accountant, they said. It will be fun, they said

After four years of memorizing tax law, formulas, thresholds and acronyms, I can finally vouch that there is no way school can prepare you for your first tax season as an accountant. Although I can appreciate the four years of all-night study sessions and Starbucks runs, these are the things school just could not teach …

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