February 13 ,2017 | by LSBF Blog Staff

10 jokes only an accountant could understand

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A lot of people think having a job focused on numbers means that you must not have a good sense of humour. However, any accountant will prove you wrong!

Here are our top ten jokes about finance and accountancy.

Q: What is the definition of "accountant"?
A: Someone who solves a problem you didn’t know you had in a way you don’t understand.

Q: What does an accountant say when boarding a train?
A: “Mind the GAAP!”


Q: Why are accountants always so calm, composed, and methodical?
A: They have strong internal controls.


An accountant visits his doctor.

“Doctor, I just can’t get to sleep at night.”

“Have you tried counting sheep?”

That’s the problem – I make a mistake and then spend three hours trying to find it.”

There are three types of accountant in the world, those who can count and those who can't.

Q: How many accountants does it take to change a light bulb?
A: Two – one to change the bulb and one to check it was done within budget


Q: What do you call a trial balance that doesn’t balance?
A: A late night.


Q: How does an accountant stay out of debt?
A: They learn to act their wage.


Q: Why did the accountant fall off his bed?
A: They didn't have a balance sheet.


Q: How does Santa Claus' accountant value his sleigh?
A: Net Present Value

 

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