Accounting Associations and Organizations

sampleAmerican Accounting Association (AAA)
Promotes worldwide excellence in accounting education, research, and practice. The Association is a voluntary organization of persons interested in education and research.
www.aaahq.org

Association of Chartered Accountants (ACAUS)
A nonprofit professional and educational organization dedicated exclusively to represent the interests of Chartered Accountants who reside in the United States.
www.acaus.org

Association of Government Accountants (AGA)
Supports the careers and professional development of government finance professionals working in federal, state, and local governments as well as the private sector and academia.
www.agacgfm.org

National Association of Tax Professionals (NATP)
A nonprofit professional association dedicated to excellence in taxation. NATP was formed to serve professionals who work in all areas of tax practice. Members include individual practitioners, enrolled agents, accountants, CPAs, attorneys, and financial planners.
www.natptax.com

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
National, professional organization for all Certified Public Accountants. Its mission is to provide members with the resources, information, and leadership that enable them to provide valuable services in the highest professional manner.
www.aicpa.org

National Association of Forensic Accountants (NAFA)
Provides training and certification to certified public accountants in various fields of forensic accounting and provides availability and access to the services of those who have achieved nafa certified status.
www.nafanet.com

American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB)
AIPB's mission is to achieve recognition of bookkeepers as accounting professionals. Keep bookkeepers up to date on changes in bookkeeping, accounting, and tax. Answer bookkeepers' everyday bookkeeping and accounting questions.
www.aipb.org

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
World's premier provider of anti-fraud training and education. The mission of the Association is to reduce the incidence of fraud and white-collar crime and to assist the Membership in fraud detection and deterrence.
www.acfe.com

Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB)
The mission of GASB is to establish and improve standards of state and local governmental accounting and financial reporting that will result in useful information for users of financial reports and guide and educate the public, including issuers, auditors, and users.
www.gasb.org

National Society of Accountants (NSA)
NSA and its affiliates represent independent practitioners who provide accounting, tax, auditing, financial, and estate planning and management services. NSA protects its members' right to practice and protects the public by requiring its members to adhere to a strict Code of Ethics.
www.nsacct.org

National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA)
A non-profit, independent coalition of top public management and organizational leaders who tackle the nation’s most critical and complex challenges. The Academy is uniquely qualified and trusted across government to provide objective advice and practical solutions.
www.napawash.org

Institute of Management Accountants (IMA)
The Institute of Managment Accoountants is the world's leading organization dedicated to empowering management accounting and finance professionals to help drive business performance.
www.imanet.org

American Society of Women Accountants (ASWA)
The mission of ASWA is to enable women in all accounting and related fields to achieve their full personal, professional, and economic potential and to contribute to the future development of their profession.
www.aswa.org