Mar 17 2023 / Productivity

20 of the Funniest Accounting Memes to Bring Some Humor to Your Balance Sheet

20 of the Funniest Accounting Memes to Bring Some Humor to Your Balance Sheet
Lisa Chaud

Lisa Chaud

4 Min

We know that dealing with a mountain of paperwork and all those numbers that seem to keep on going as you flip the next page or open a new file is not all fun. Even with your insanely busy schedule as an accountant, you should be able to explore some fun ideas.

There might not be much going about in the way of fun, but you can joke around and enjoy an occasional laugh with accounting memes

What is a meme, you ask?

A meme can either be: 

  • A humorous image, video, or text that is spread quickly over the internet usually with little alterations, or
  • An aspect of culture that is transferred from one person to another through emulation and not genetics.

So, we went right ahead and collected 20 hilarious accounting memes to bring you some cheer. Here they are:

When the hiring manager meets with the rest of the accounting team after an interview…

Accounting meme of what every accountant was told when they were interviewing

“That’s because I do my job, and I do it well!” Auditors definitely do not get the high regards that they expect from clients.

Accounting meme of a client not understanding exactly what preventative powers auditors wield

Nobody cares if you miss the spelling as long as you’re good with the numbers.

Accounting meme of accountants replacing the ability to spell with a knack for dealing with numbers

No surprises here! Just us CPAs actually doing what everyone thinks we do. Of course, there is other stuff but this sums it up nicely.

Accounting meme of how accountants are perceived and the actual reality

Oh, the bliss! There isn’t a better feeling in the whole world, is there? This is the point where every accountant starts to feel like they were born to crush these numbers.

Accounting meme of magical days when everything just adds up

Well, I count too, and that should count for something!

Accounting meme of an ac-count-ant

Problems never end. You just need to know how to spread them out. Now you see why we are always dealing with spreadsheets!

Accounting meme of how accountants deal with problems

When it is the last document you have to deal with and it looks like you would finally be catching a break, and then you open it to find… surprise! surprise!!

Accounting meme of the deception that hides within PDFs 

Mistakes are beneath us! Accountants, we are perfection incarnate!!

Accounting meme of how perfect accountants are

Every accountant has definitely felt this way at some point in their career. Now, granted you want to shut the books and never open them again, but remember, it’s your job

Accounting meme of one of the many things result in fumes coming out of the accountant’s ears

We know that two terms sound somewhat alike, so, next time you see someone mixing them up, remember this…

Accounting meme of the frequently mixed up accounts payable and accounts receivable terms

Even if you switch jobs, you never really stop being an accountant.

Accounting meme of what happens when an accountant becomes a movie director

Clients constantly think that we somehow get a cut of their taxes. No, we don’t! Now, can you just pay your taxes already?

Accounting meme of what accountants have to deal with during tax season 

You know there is no going back when it gets to this point, and maybe you don’t want to go back, anyway.

Accounting meme of proficiency in sheets… and in the sheets 

We know how much we prefer to not have to explain stuff, so here’s a short and precise notice explaining what we do

Accounting meme summing up exactly how the accounting department works

Doesn’t matter how good you think you are, the next accountant would pretty much always find something. It’s a vicious cycle. So, let’s keep it rolling!

Accounting meme of the vicious cycle of having to be a cleanup person 

What do accountants do?

Accounting meme of a wordplay on “assets”

One of those moments when you review your life choices. “Someone remind me why I chose to be an accountant again?”

Accounting meme of the frustration an unbalanced account brings 

When an accountant tries to flirt with a fellow accountant. You’ve got to love the play on words

Accounting pickup line that you should only use on another accountant to avoid getting a blank stare

Accountants after death: “Now I can finally catch some rest.”Accounting firms: “Hold up, not so quickly!”

Accounting meme of never catching a break from work


We are sure you had a good laugh while going through these 20 hilarious accounting memes we compiled to crack you up. However, we are curious to know which of these memes resonated with you, or which gave you the hardest laugh.

Practitioners managing their firms with TaxDome have more time for good laughs and jokes. Join our live demo to see how TaxDome’s practice management automation software can streamline your practice management today and keep your spirits up even during the busiest of times. 

In addition to that, we want you to share these memes with your accounting friends and colleagues to cheer them up, especially during busy season. Trust us, they need it as much as you did. So, go on ahead and share!

Lisa Chaud

Lisa Chaud

Lisa is a marketer at TaxDome. As someone who strives to provide the TaxDome community with the freshest data, she dives deep when conducting market research for accounting and bookkeeping industries. Her enthusiasm for all things accounting is matched only by her dedication to leading a physically active lifestyle that includes dancing and running.

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