Much like the flu, it's far too early to say how bad this busy season will be. But this particular case doesn't sound good:
We have about 10 days between when the client closes their financials and the earnings release…going to be an intense 10 days…
— Life at EY (@EYstaff) January 15, 2013
We'll report back with any cries for help. In the meantime, get one of these.