Christmas is coming. For many of us, these are three of the most exciting words we’ll hear all year; conjuring up images of tasty Christmas dinners, presents under the tree and the chance to enjoy a cheeky drink or two. However, the truth is, for many, ‘Christmas is coming' is a very scary statement indeed.
None more so than for Santa’s accountant crunching the numbers over in Lapland. Imagine having to manage Santa’s travel expenses! Not to mention having to keeping an eye on naughty elves who might get a bit too merry on Santa’s expenses account! In many respects Santa’s accountant isn’t all that different from us ordinary accountants managing budgets and expenses over Christmas! Here at webexpenses, we know just how busy finance teams can be.
So, to help you plan a festively fantastic Christmas, here are my top tips to ensure your December goes without a hitch and you avoid an expenses headache in 2016:
- Have a planned approach
- Track the spending
- Remember to enjoy yourself
By Bernard Crumlish, Management Accountant, webexpenses