Accountants are a vital but sometimes misunderstood role in any organization. Far from being a stereotypical killjoy over numbers and budgets, accountants are surprisingly crucial to other departments. So much so that, believe it or not, an accountant can be a project manager’s best ally.
Project managers may be part of the marketing, creative services, information technology, or other departments. Their job is to organize, guide, and—as the title implies—manage a project from start to finish, ensuring that timelines, milestones, and budgets are met. Which is where accounting comes in.