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Accounting, Finance and Banking Associations

This page provides a directory of accounting, finance, and banking associations that are an excellent place to make industry contacts and connections that could help you find your next job. To find a complete list of professional associations please visit our professional associations section.

Accounting, Finance and Banking Associations

  • Alliance of American Insurers – more than 325 property-casualty association members across the United States. Their website offers a large list of member companies with links to their websites.
  • American Academy of Actuaries – represents thousands of actuaries from all practice areas throughout the United States. Offers access to job listings, industry news, and events.
  • American Accounting Association – is a voluntary organization of persons interested in accounting education and research. Website offers events/meeting calendary and member directories.
  • American Association of Managing General Agents – is an international association comprised of wholesale property and casualty agents and companies in the insurance industry. Its members include associate insurance, reinsurance, broker, third-party administrators, law firms, Lloyd’s of London Syndicates and London Market Company members. Their website provides meeting information and member directories.
  • American Bankers Association – includes members working in banking institutions, community, regional and money center banks and holding companies, as well as savings associations, trust companies and savings banks. Website offers job listings, industry news, conference schedules, and more.
  • American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI) – represents over 350 member companies throughout the United States and ACLI members are the leading providers of financial and retirement security products covering both individual and business markets. Website offers inforation on association conferences and meetings.
  • Association for Accounting Administration – provides job listings by geographic location and information on local association chapters.
  • Association for Accounting Marketing – The Association for Accounting Marketing is one the only trade associations to provide resources and support to over 500 CPA and consulting firm marketing and sales professionals. The website offers information on local chapters, annual conferences, and more.
  • Association of Financial Technology – members are technology companies that provide systems applications and out sourcing services to financial institutions. The website offers lists of members and an events calendar.
  • Association of Government Accountants – members include professionals in accounting, auditing, consulting, budgeting, financial management, IT, and many more finance related fields. Website offers job listings and information on association conferences.
  • CCIM Institute – is a recognized leader in the disciplines of commercial and investment real estate. Their website provides access to member directories as well as information on chapters, events, and conferences.
  • CFA Institute – CFA Institute membership includes more than 70,000 investment practitioners and educators in more than 100 countries worldwide. Their webiste offers job listings (for members) and a directory of association chapters.
  • Independent Community Bankers of America – is the largest constituency of community banks of all sizes and charter types in the United state. The website provides a directory of members and vendors.
  • Institute of Management Accountants – has over 70,000 members who are leaders, managers, and decision makers in the accounting and financial management fields. The association website offers job listings, conference dates, information association chapters, and more.
  • International Affiliation of Independent Accounting Firms – offerings an international directory of accounting firms, member directory, job listings, plus a variety of other resources.
  • International Federation of Accountants – is an international organization of accountants with 163 member organizations in nearly 119 countries, representing 2.5 million accountants. Website offers a variety of resources.
  • Mortgage Bankers Association of America – represents more than 2,700 member companies involved in realestate finance including mortgage companies, mortgage brokers, commercial banks, thrifts, credit unions, savings and loan associations, conduits, savings banks, investment banks and life insurance companies. Website offers a job board with openings, industry information and many more professionals resources and services.
  • National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors – represents more than 70,000 insurance and financial advisors throughout the United states. The association website offers a calendar of career events that could prove very useful for serious job seekers.
  • National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies – members range in size from small one person farm mutual company to some of the world’s largest insurers. The association website offers job openings, information on conventions, association events, and much more.
  • National Association of Personal Financial Advisors – has more than 1200 members and affiliates nationwide and is one of the largest professional associations of financial planners in entire nation. The website includes limited job listings and information on association conferences and events that could provide great networking opportunities for job seekers.
  • National Association of Small Business Investment Companies – is the professional association for the Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) industry. The association websites offers job seekers information on events that could prove useful for networking opportunities. The site also provides access to resources and industry links.
  • National Association of Venture Forums – is an association who’s members includes top capital venture groups (Equis, Advantage Capital, etc.), venture clubs, venture forums, and investment groups from across the United States. Website offers access to members and to venture groups.
  • National Society of Accountants – has membership of more than 30,000 independent professionals who provide accounting, tax, auditing, financial and estate planning, and management services to nearly 20 million individuals and businesses. Website offers an excellent member directory useful for networking.
  • National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) – is a professional association that represents the U.S. venture capital industry. Their websites offers an excellent member directory (http://www.nvca.org/members.html) that is very useful for job seekers looking for career opportunities in the venture capital industry.