Top 17 Signs You Work in Public Accounting.

  1. You don't like rounding numbers or keeping things even.
  2. You can't wait to do your own taxes because its so much fun.
  3. You sign up for every possible automatic payment/deduction plan from every utility/insurance/mortgage entity you deal with.
  4. You send your emails to yourself so that you can read them at night on the laptop at home, just to give youreslf an excuse to turn it on.
  5. You save all your receipts and input all expense/income date into Quicken.
  6. Your next vacation day is Memorial Day.
  7. You are working on Martin Luther King day, George Washington Day, Abraham Lincoln day (did i miss anyone), blah, blah, blah day.
  8. You lecture the neighborhood kids selling lemonade on ways to improve their process.
  9. You get all excited it's Saturday so you can wear casual clothes to work.
  10. Refer to the tomatoes grown in your garden as deliverables.
  11. Find you really need PowerPoint to explain what you do for a living.
  12. Normally eat out of vending machines and at the most expensive restaurant in town within the same week.
  13. Wear gray to work instead of navy blue to make a bold fashion statement.
  14. Know the people at the airport and hotel better than your next door neighbors.
  15. Ask your friends to "think out of the box" when making Friday night plans.
  16. You think Einstein would have been more effective had he put his ideas into a matrix.
  17. Think a half-day means leaving at 5 o'clock.

    Forwarded from Dave Wisneski.