"The American Accounting Association promotes worldwide excellence in accounting education, research and practice. Founded in 1916 as the American Association of University Instructors in Accounting, its present name was adopted in 1936. The Association is a voluntary organization of persons interested in accounting education and research." from Web site
"Founded in 1978, the American Association of Finance and Accounting (AAFA) is the oldest and largest alliance of executive search firms specializing in the recruiting and staffing of finance and accounting professionals." from Web site
"Committed to member service and the public interest, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and its predecessors have been serving the accounting profession since 1887. Find out more about the AICPA." from Web page
"The International Association for Accounting Education and Research (IAAER) is a global not-for-profit organization.
The mission of the IAAER is to promote excellence in accounting education and research on a worldwide basis and to maximize the contribution of accounting academics to the development and maintenance of high quality, globally recognized standards of accounting practice." from Web site
"As the global organization for the accountancy profession, IFAC is committed to protecting the public interest by developing high-quality international standards, promoting strong ethical values, encouraging quality practice, and supporting the development of all sectors of the profession around the world." from Web site