Known mostly by more derogatory names such as bean counters, penny pinchers, number crunchers and the men in grey, it is usually overlooked that these people are really fun. Well, at least on the inside they are and with a little love and gentle coaxing this fun side can be brought out into the open thereby automatically causing them to be disbarred from their institutes for unprofessional behaviour !
Remember, they are most maligned by people who failed their accountancy exams (John Cleese etc), and here is an insight into what makes the different types of accountants:
Accountants are just failed poets.
Auditors are people who found accountancy too exciting.
Actuaries are people who find everything too exciting.