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Typical Day

Depends. There are oh so many ways to skin the accountant cat. The typical day is a totally different drab beast for a retail CPA who works for H&R Block than it is for a corporate drone than it is for a senior partner at a big fat accounting firm like Big Fat Accountants Are We or BFAAW as they are known in the industry. Consider a day in each:

Retail Accountant

Corporate Drone

Big Fat Accounting Firm Partner