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Accountancy Songs

| January 1, 2008 | 0 Comments

1 SOX-31 A Sarbanes-Oxley based Rap – Format MP3 2 – Sarbane-Oxley Blues A traditional blues song based on Sarbanes-Oxley 3 – KPMG – Our Vision of Global Strategy (Original) A classic corporate anthem – Format MP3 * 4 – Accountancy Shanty Another classic from Monty Python – Format MP3 5 – The Accountant Song […]

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Office Heros – Moneyman

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They’re not just any hero… they’re YOU – just smaller and more plasticky. Moneyman – in the mysterious towers of business and commerce lives this dark hero. Intensely focused on ROI and the bottom line, fighting for free enterprise he keeps working capital at work. Mighty with the ledger or balance sheet, he can approve […]

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Office Heros – Geekman

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They’re not just any hero… they’re YOU – just smaller and more plasticky. Geekman – in the electrical rumblings and hypnotic winking lights of the early computing machines, the seeds of this creature began to germinate. Carefully nurtured through punch cards and vacuum tubes, the computer geek took hold of the business world, fighting paper […]

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YouTube – Neil Innes – Accountancy Shanty

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From Rutland Weekend Television. If you cannot view the movie directly try this link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NCu_M36fSHA

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YouTube – Monty Python – The Audit

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From Monty Python’s Flying Circus. If you cannot view the movie directly try this link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mkAfl2RmAZc&feature=related

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You Tube – The Accountant

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Arnold Schwarzenegger movie tralier spoof on the profession of Accountancy. If you cannot view the movie try this link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sUx87Vt6Mbo

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Part 1 – Introduction to the History of Accounting

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Unlike most other modern professions, accounting has a history that is usually discussed in terms of one seminal event – the invention and dissemination of the double entry bookkeeping processes. But a view of accounting history that begins with Luca Pacioli’s contributions overlooks a long evolution of accounting systems in ancient and medieval times. More […]

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Office Heros – Bossman

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They’re not just any hero… they’re YOU – just smaller and more plasticky. Bossman – Commander of the corridor, bigwig of the boardroom, the manager wields his power through meetings and memos. Leading a brave crusade to reach objectives, through an open door he empowers, incentivizes, implements change and captures mindshare. Yet, this hero has […]

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Monty Python Sketch

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The infamous Chartered Accountant sketch that started it all…… Office set. Man sitting at desk. Mr Anchovy is standing waiting. The Counsellor looks at his watch then starts the sketch. Counsellor (John Cleese): Ah Mr Anchovy. Do sit down. Anchovy (Michael Palin): Thank you. Take the weight off the feet, eh? Counsellor: Yes, yes. Anchovy: […]

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Blaggers Guide – Part 1

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What do I need to know? Accountancy is more or less a mathematical application of the scientific principle that for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. The basics of accountancy can be summed up as being that for every debit, there should be an equal and opposite credit. Debits go on the […]

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