Helpful Links - Accounting

Certification Preparation

Accounting Degrees
Hosted by Accounting-Degree Review , this site offers viewers summaries about the types of Accounting Certifications are offered. Read about the different certifications as well as gain knowledge about other trends in the Accounting and Finance fields.

Accounting Coach
Accounting Coach was started in 2003 to help people throughout the world learn and refresh their understanding of basic accounting and bookkeeping at no cost. This free website contains explanations of major topics, Q&A, quizzes, and much more.

Prometric
Prometric is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Educational Testing Service (ETS) and a trusted provider of technology-enabled testing and assessment solutions.

Job Boards, Trends, and Higher Learning

Accounting.com Job Board
Updated often, the Accounting.com job board aggregates the best open positions online, including entry-level to senior employment, jobs in the public and private sector and a range of general business and finance opportunities.

Efinancialcareers
Get access to career-changing roles from across the industry from leading brands to niche boutiques. Efinancialcareers lets you have access to the largest pool of top talent with the right mix of skills – who are keen to progress their career to the next level. And that access, together with our invaluable market intelligence, is tailored to the changing needs of your business – allowing you to leverage a tangible competitive advantage.

Ihireaccounting
Whether you need a job or need to hire, you have found the right place. iHireAccounting is a niche job board dedicated solely to the Accounting industry; we bring Accounting jobs and Accounting job seekers together to make successful employment possible. From accounting clerks to controllers to CFOs and more, you can find a job or fill your opening quickly and easily on iHireAccounting.

Udemy Finance
Udemy is one of the world’s biggest online learning marketplace, where 10 million+ students are taking courses in everything from programming to yoga to photography–and much, much more. This link brings you to their finance page where you can browse courses to take for resume boosters or re-freshers.

Accounting Associations and Organizations

AAA
American Accounting Association (AAA) promotes worldwide excellence in accounting education, research and practice.  Formed in 1916, the AAA is a voluntary organization of persons interested in accounting education and research.

AFWA
Founded in 1938 to increase the opportunities for women in all fields of accounting and finance, members of the Accounting & Financial Women's Alliance (AFWA) and their companies benefit from the resources that accelerate their professional growth, both accounting and finance.

AGA
AGA is the member organization for financial professionals in government. We lead and encourage change that benefits our field and all citizens. Our training events, professional certification, publications and ongoing education help members build their skills and advance their careers

AICPA
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) is the national, professional organization for all CPA's.  Its mission is to provide members with the resources, information and leadership that enable them to provide valuable services in the highest professional manner to benefit the public as well as employers and clients.

ALPFA
Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA) is the leading professional association dedicated to enhancing opportunities for Latinos in the accounting, finance and related professions.  Membership is open to anyone who shares its values, mission and principles.

AWSCPA
American Women's Society of Certified Public Accountants (AWSCPA) is a national organization dedicated to serving all women CPA's.  The AWSCPA provides a supportive environment and valuable resources for members to achieve their personal and professional goals through various opportunities including leadership, networking and education.

BKR
BKR is an association of independent accounting and business advisory firms representing over 125 member firms in over 60 countries worldwide.

CPA Associates International
CPA Associates International was established as a global group of high-quality independent CPA and Chartered Accounting firms; it is market exclusive, with members in major cities throughout the world. The organized association provides members with the capabilities of the largest firm, yet allows each to maintain its local practice while avoiding costly overhead and unnecessary controls.

ICPAS
Founded in 1903, the Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS) is one of the largest state CPA societies in the nation. It hosts an extraordinary community of more than 24,000 accounting and finance professionals working n public accounting, corporate finance, not-for-profits, consulting, government, and education.

NABA
National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) Chicago Chapter exists to promote and develop the professional skills of its members, encourage and assist minority students in entering the accounting profession, provide opportunities for members to fulfill their civic responsibility, and represent the interests of current and prospective minority accounting professionals.

NASBA
Founded in 1908, the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) has served as an association dedicated to enhancing the effectiveness of the countries 55 state boards of accountancy for more than 100 years. As a driving force within the accounting profession, NASBA accomplishes its mission by creating a forum for accounting regulators ans practitioners to address issues relevant to the viability of the accounting profession.

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