The Accountant, starring Ben Affleck, hit cinemas in Australia on 3 November 2016. Standard Ledger is giving away 10 double passes! Read on to find out how you can get your hands on one.
The Accountant is about a highly functioning, autistic, mathematical genius. He works as a Chief Financial Officer for a flashy startup, one that is the darling of the press. His job is to ‘raise funds’ through a series of complicated, almost untraceable transactions that eventually lead to the company’s value going through the roof. As he…
Oh sorry. We got carried away! That is not the plot for The Accountant. It’s so rare that we see films where the accountant is the protagonist that we started writing our own synopsis just for fun.
Here’s the real deal. The Accountant is about a forensic accountant, tracking insider deceptions for a network of criminal businesses. As authorities learn who he is and start moving in on him, the accountant picks up a legitimate job. It was referred to him by the company’s in-house accountant who spotted problems. Together, they uncover an embezzling problem that has unexpected (and deadly) consequences.
If YOU would like to see this movie, all you have to do is email firstname.lastname@example.org, and we’d love you to tell us:
- what you look for in a startup accounting firm
Winners will be drawn at random, at 5 pm on Monday 7 November. They’ll be contacted directly, and we’ll also announce them here and on Twitter. So make sure you follow us there to find out if you’re a winner!
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