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Professional Organizations

  1. The Association of Accountants and Financial Professionals in Business

    The Association of Accountants and Financial Professionals in Business

    This organization is the worldwide association for accountants and financial professionals in the business industry. The IMA has more than 65,000 members and is committed to helping expand professional skills and improve organizations.


  2. American Institute of CPAs

    American Institute of CPAs

    The American Institute of CPAs is a central location for information and business opportunities related to Certified Public Accounting.


  3. American Accounting Association

    American Accounting Association

    Promoting worldwide excellence in accounting education, the American Accounting Association (AAA) was founded in 1916 and is a voluntary organization of people interested in accounting education and research.


  4. The Professional Accounting Society of America

    The Professional Accounting Society of America

    The Professional Accounting Society of America is designed for entry- and mid-level professionals currently employed at public accounting firms in America. The PASA site lists accounting jobs, society news, and membership is free.


  5. National Society of Accountants

    National Society of Accountants

    The National Society of Accountants (NSA) strives to provide national leadership and member success within accountancy and taxation professions.


  6. International Federation of Accountants

    International Federation of Accountants

    The International Federation of Accountants seeks to enable the global accountancy profession to become recognized as a valued leader for sustainable organizations, economies, and financial markets.


  7. The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

    The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

    This accrediting organization is responsible for promoting higher standards of quality for business schools and programs as well as offering accounting program accreditation.


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Social Networks

  1. Big Four Accounting Consulting

    This open group has more than 143,000 members and represents four of the top accounting consulting organizations.


  2. Accounting and Finance Professionals

    This locked group has more than 50,600 users and is very active. The group was started for accounting and finance professionals looking to expand their network.


  3. Finance and Accounting: Networking, Forum and Jobs

    In this group, finance and accounting professionals can find networking opportunities, access forum discussions, and view job openings. The group has nearly 37,000 members and is locked.


  4. Accounting Professionals

    This is a subgroup of Finance Club and has nearly 14,000 members. The group is locked and restricted to accounting professionals only.


  5. Finance and Accounting Recruiter Group

    Open to any finance and accounting professional, this group was created to showcase jobs and employees in the industry.


  6. Super CFO

    This open group has more than 27,400 users and is very active. The group promotes professionals in all areas of finance, including accounting, tax, IFRS, startup, CEO's, and more.


  7. Accounting Firms

    Community designed for members of the Big-4 and other accounting firms.


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Licensure Information

  1. Earn 150 college credit hours (or bachelor's degree and one year of college or a master's degree). This requirement excludes California.


  2. Take examination to become Certified Public Accountant


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Best States for Accounting Careers

  Employment
in 2011
Average
Annual Salary
Average
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New York 94,300 $85,140 $41
Colorado 30,030 $87,370 $42
District of Columbia 10,210 $87,370 $42