The mission of the National Association of Black Accountants is to address the professional needs of its members and to build leaders that shape the future of the accounting and finance professions with an unfaltering commitment to inspire the same in its successors.
The mission of NABA, Inc. is to address the professional needs of its members and to build leaders that shape the future of the accounting and finance profession with an unfaltering commitment to inspire the same in their successors. The Association shall unite through membership accountants, finance and business related professionals and students who have similar interests and ideals, are committed to professional and academic excellence, possess a sense of professional and civic responsibility, and are concerned with enhancing opportunities for minorities in the accounting, finance and business related professions. The goals of the Association include, but are not limited to, the following:
To promote and develop the professional skills of our members.
To encourage and assist minority students entering the accounting profession.
To provide opportunities for members to fulfill their civic responsibilities.
To promote public confidence in our members and the services they provide.
To encourage cordial relations among members and cooperative relationships with other professionals.
To represent the interests of current and prospective minority accounting professionals.
To ensure long-term financial stability and provide adequate resources to implement chapter, regional, and national programs.
In order to be successful, we need our members support. We encourage you to “Get Involved” by joining our organization and volunteer on a committee. We want to hear from you (ideas, concerns, success stories), contact us or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Help us help you in upholding our principle motto: Lifting As We Climb!
We support our members with professional growth and leadership development opportunities.
We support our sponsors’ recruitment and retention efforts directed toward diverse professionals.
We provide a communication channel between our sponsors and NABA constituencies.
We coordinate targeted community outreach efforts via organizing events and partnering with community-based groups.
Through our Accounting Career Awareness Program, we encourage and assist minority students entering the accounting profession.
We demonstrate inclusion, promote cooperative relationships, and energize the organization’s value proposition.
ince the founding of NABA’s first chapter in 1970, membership has grown to more than 200 professional and student chapters across the country. Today, NABA’s membership includes diverse individuals in careers such as:
Entry and Mid-Level Accountants
Auditors and Financial Professionals
Senior Level Managers and Executives
Accounting, Finance and Business Students.
Approximately 51% of NABA’s members are employed in Corporate America, of whom 40% have advanced degrees and 45% hold professional certifications.
Why join our chapter?
We are dedicated to uniting accountants and other business professionals, as well as accounting and business students, who are committed to professional and academic excellence. NABA, Inc. provides dynamic programming, social activities and community service opportunities which promote our goals and advance the professional experience and personal enrichment of our members.
Our Chapter is Overseen by a Board of Directors as well as Committee Chairs.