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Accounting and Finance: Websites



Gateway to the European Union.


Ireland’s Business & Finance portal.

WWW Virtual Library
The WWW Virtual Library (VL) is the oldest catalogue of the Web, started by Tim Berners-Lee, the creator of HTML and of the Web itself, in 1991 at CERN in Geneva. Unlike commercial catalogues, it is run by a loose confederation of volunteers, who compile pages of key links for particular areas in which they are expert.

Professional Bodies

‚ÄčACCA Ireland

Irish branch of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

American Accounting Association

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.

AICPA – American Institute of CPAs

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants is the 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 to benefit the public as well as employers and clients.

BAFA - British Accounting & Finance Association

The British Accounting Association ( BAA) aims to: advance knowledge and understanding of education and research in all areas of accounting and finance; promote – by means of conferences, discussion groups or otherwise – closer relations among teachers, accounting practitioners and others who are interested in the development of accounting and finance.

CPA: Chartered Professional Accountants Canada

Founded in 1908, the CPA is a self-regulating, professional association of 68,000 students and Certified General Accountants — CGAs.

CIMA - Chartered Institute of Management Accountants

CIMA is a leading membership body that offers a globally recognised professional management accounting qualification. Our qualification has an emphasis on accounting for business. Our reputation as a professional and regulatory body has never been stronger.

CPA (Ireland)
Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland, an independent Irish accountancy body

European Accounting Association

The European Accounting Association (EAA) aims to link together the Europe-wide community of accounting scholars and researchers, to provide a platform for the wider dissemination of European accounting research, and to foster and improve research.

Financial Accounting Standards Board - FASB

The mission of the FASB is to establish and improve standards of financial accounting and reporting for the guidance and education of the public, including issuers, auditors, and users of financial information.

Financial Reporting Council

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) is the UK's independent regulator responsible for promoting confidence in corporate reporting and governance.

Governmental Accounting Standards Board – GASB

The mission of the Governmental Accounting Standards Board 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 of those financial reports.


The Irish Brokers Association

Chartered Accountants Ireland

Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland

Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors

The CIIA is a professional association for internal auditors in the UL and Ireland.


Irish Accounting and Finance Association

Insurance Institute of Ireland

The Insurance Institute is dedicated to the development of professional people through education and training for the insurance and related financial services sector.

Internal Federation of Accountants

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.





Accounting Careers Guide

Free educational resource regarding accounting career paths.

Accounting Education

Online accounting community.

Accounting & Business Portal

Accounting Web

Online UK accounting portal.


The global resource for auditors with links, tools and resources developed for the benefit of auditors

Beginners Guide to UK Tax

An in-depth guide to help beginners better understand taxes in the UK.

Central Bank of Ireland

The Central Bank has responsibility for monetary policy functions, financial stability, economic analysis, currency and payment systems, investment of foreign and domestic assets and the provision of central services.

Central Statistics Office

The CPA Journal

The CPA Journal is broadly recognized as an outstanding, technical-refereed publication aimed at public practitioners, management, educators, and other accounting professionals.

Course Hero: Principles of Accounting

Free Course study guides in Accounting.

Discover Accounting

US resources in starting a career in the field of Accounting.

Economic & Social Research Institute

Our main focus is research on economic and social change in Ireland in the new global context.


The Economist Intelligence Unit provides a constant flow of analysis and forecasts on more than 200 countries and eight key industries.

Everyone's ABC of accounting language

Listing of common accounting terms/themes.

Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board

The mission of the FASAB is to promulgate federal accounting standards after considering the financial and budgetary information needs of citizens, congressional oversight groups, executive agencies, and the needs of other users of federal financial information.

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

The IMF is an international organization of 188 member countries. It was established to promote international monetary cooperation, exchange stability, and orderly exchange arrangements; to foster economic growth and high levels of employment; and to provide temporary financial assistance to countries to help ease balance of payments adjustment.

European Central Bank

The ECB is the central bank for Europe's single currency, the euro. The ECB’s main task is to maintain the euro's purchasing power and thus price stability in the euro area. The euro area comprises the 15 European Union countries that have introduced the euro since 1999.

Global Edge

Information on global business issues.

Insead Knowledge

Provides an international perspective on all aspects of Business.

OECD – Organisation for Economic Co-operation & Development

The OECD also shares expertise and exchanges views with more than 100 other countries and economies, from BrazilChina, and Russia to the least developed countries in Africa.

Rutgers Accounting Web

US Accounting Resources


Irish Tax Law website.

Top US Accounting Colleges

A listing of the top US accounting Colleges compiled by BestSoftware.

Transitioning to an Accounting Career's guide to transitioning to an accounting career


This website provides free courses on topics such as Finance, Accounting, Excel, VBA, Financial Modeling and Ratio Analysis.