Accounting is one of the oldest jobs in the world and can be traced up to ancient civilizations like the Egyptians, Babylonians and ancient Mesopotamia. Since accounting is an indispensable practice mandatory for every business large or small, there will always be demand for highly trained specialist in the art of accounting.

Around the globe, accountants are required by all types of companies who must calculate their taxes owed to the state, incomes and other financial calculations. But in US and other highly developed countries, there are also personal accountants who specializes themselves in advising people on how to spend their money and how to do taxes.