This vocational guidance film explores all the aspects of accounting and bookkeeping before the age of the computer. According to the film, an accountant must have strong moral fiber, be able to work in a team, and have significant organizational skills. It goes on to describe the various types of tasks bookkeepers and accountants perform, and what tools and education each must have to complete the job. An overview of what kind of degrees accountants must hold and what kind of advancement is possible in the career field is also discussed. Other topics include FBI accountants, cost-accounting, time and motion studies, household budgeting, and tax returns.