Working as a waitress was tough, Long hours and long days with little pay in tips. I thought it was the worst job in the cafe but I never realized how much cafe accountants do until I had a chat with one. Managing the money, projections, and doing reports for the cafe seems like a big task. I knew it was important, but I didn't know how tough it was as well.
After a long shift, it was time for me to leave the cafe. My ride was on his way so I sat in the office with Carl, the cafe accountant. I never really had long chats with him so I figured why not. I asked what he was doing and he said he was trying to figure out where five thousand dollars went in a report he was given by the manager. I was shocked that that much money was gone. He told me it was normal for that money to be missing in the report, it was his job to figure out where it went and if it was spent wisely or not. Then he told me "It's usually well spent. Continue reading "Wasting Time and Missing Money from the Cafe"