Whether you are shopping for your team, a colleague secret Santa or the special accountant in your life, finding the right gift can be tough. But never fear, we are here to help with a list of the top gifts for the accountants on your holiday shopping list. With that in mind, here are some great gift ideas for the accountant in your life.
1. A personalized mug – This is a great gift for the coffee or tea lover in your life. Finding a mug that matches their interests or personality. Add a personal touch by having their name or initials printed on the mug. Make it extra special by filling the mug with their favorite coffee or tea.
2. Accounting-themed Apparel – Accounting is pun-centric profession. Whether it’s a shirt that says “It’s Accrual World,” an ugly sweater with a calculator, or a ledger necktie, the fun can come in many different directions. Make it special by getting extra creative, you can even design your own custom accounting-themed shirt.
3. The Office LEGO set. New just in time for the holiday season, LEGO has releases their long-awaited The Office set. Build your own Dunder Mifflin paper company with this 1,070-piece set. The set includes all of your favorite characters from the show, including Michael, Dwight, Pam, and Jim. It also comes with a replica of the iconic conference room, complete with the water cooler and table football game. This is the perfect gift for any fan of The Office and will bring hours of enjoyment. Pair this gift with a copy of the show on DVD or Blu-ray, and you have the perfect present for the accountant in your life.
4. A nice pen – Many accountants are very particular about the pens they use. Get them a nice pen that they can use for work or at home. Make it special by getting them a pen that is engraved with their initials.
5. A digital notebook – Accountants take a lot of notes. Moving those notes to Word documents or emails can be time consuming. A digital notebook like reMarkable or Rocketbook, saves the accountant in your life the added time and hassle of transcribing their notes. Make it special by getting them a notebook that is specifically designed for accountants with accounting-themed templates or a personalized stylus.
6. Alcohol. ‘Tis the season and getting the accountant in your life their favorite spirit is always appreciated. Make it more special by getting a customized wine glass or decanter for them to use and display for years to come.
7. A music service subscription. With lots of time spent to focus on accounting tasks, who has time for commercials? Get the accountant in your life a music service subscription, like Spotify or Apple Music, so they can listen to their favorite tunes without any interruptions. Make it special by including a nice set of wireless headphones or earbuds with a long lasting battery life.
8. A set of accounting-themed ornaments. These ornaments are perfect for the accountant who loves to decorate their office for the holidays. They are also a great way to start a conversation about accounting with non-accountants. Make it special by getting a set of Ornaments that feature different accounting topics, like GAAP vs. IFRS or tax rates around the world.
9. A book on accounting or personal finance. Whether it’s a history of accounting, or a how-to guide on personal finance, a book is always a great gift for the accountant in your life. Make it special by getting a book that is signed by the author or has a personal inscription from you.
10. Lockstep Inbox. This is the perfect gift for the accountant who loves to stay organized and on top of their email. Lockstep Inbox is an application that helps you keep your inbox clean and organized. Connected directly to your accounting system, Lockstep Inbox manages and automates all of your receivables and payables workflows in one place. Best of all it’s free! Make it special by combining Lockstep Inbox with one of the wonderful gift ideas included above.
No matter what type of accountant you are shopping for, we are sure that you will be able to find the perfect gift in our list of accounting-themed gifts. These gifts are perfect for professionals who love to stay organized and on top of their work. We hope that you find the perfect gift for your favorite accountant!