Welcome to the Toledo IMA Chapter Website

The Toledo IMA Chapter of is dedicated to providing a forum for management accountants and finance professionals to develop and advance their careers through certification, research and practice development, education, networking, and the advocacy of highest ethical and professional practices. Toledo IMA also provides job opportunity postings for positions in Toledo and NW Ohio.

Toledo IMA Chapter Meetings
IMA Toledo chapter will take a break over the summer months. Our meeting schedule will begin again in September. Please check back on this website for information in July, 2015. Have an excellent summer!

Latest News

Surprise! Finance Professionals Prefer Problem Solving Over Crunching Numbers There’s this stereotypical image of accountants: math whizzes who punch calculator buttons with glee and crunch numbers for breakfast. But a recent Robert Half study found that working with numbers plays a secondary role in their career satisfaction. When asked what they enjoy most about their profession, accountants’ top response by far, at 44 percent, was solving problems.

Position Available: Manager of Financial Accounting - Global Fortune 500 company in NW Ohio is seeking a Manager of Financial Accounting to manage financial accounting department of their North American operations. This position will be responsible for consolidation of companies monthly financial statements, quarterly and annual SEC filings and overseeing compliance with Sarbanes Oxley. Bachelor's required, CPA and Master's preferred. 6-8 years' experience with Big 4 or global manufacturer preferred. Please contact Blake Kindle for details 513.488.1879 or bkindle@endevis.com. Manager of Financial Accounting Job Summary

Surprise! Finance Professionals Prefer Problem Solving Over Crunching Numbers: There’s this stereotypical image of accountants: math whizzes who punch calculator buttons with glee and crunch numbers for breakfast. But a recent Robert Half study found that working with numbers plays a secondary role in their career satisfaction. Read full article . . .

Position Available: Assistant Corporate Controller - Responsible for all Corporate and Subsidiary reporting, establishing and monitoring appropriate financial control, budgeting/forecasting and preparation, financial analysis and coordination with outside audit/ tax firms. Will report to the CFO. This position will work closely with the Financial Accounting Manager and Domestic and Foreign Subsidiary Controllers. Contact Patricia O'Donnell for details: phone: 216-642-8777 Ext. 210, or email: odonnell@ACTIONmgmt.com

7 Ideas for Boosting Innovation in the Workplace: Constant innovation is one of the pillars of corporate success, and business leaders know this. Yet only 31 percent of U.S. chief financial officers (CFOs) polled in a recent Robert Half Management Resources survey say innovation is a strong suit among their workforce. Read full article . . .

We congratulate a few of our recently published members: Bill Horst: The Worst Cost Accounting System I have Ever Seen in CPA Voice (page 10);Steve McNally: Stacked in your Favor in Strategic Finance; and Tara West: Absorption Vs Marginal Costing: Who is the Winner and Does it Really Matter in CPA Voice (page 10)

Retention Red Flags: 10 Warning Signs That Good Employees Are Ready to Leave: When staff members give notice unexpectedly, it can be costly, time-consuming and disruptive to workflow and team morale. To avoid being blindsided by resignations, it’s important to recognize retention red flags. Read full article . . .

IMA Accounting Honor Society (IAHS): Institute of Management Accountants announced today the launch of the new IMA Accounting Honor Society, designed to support and acknowledge high-performing accounting students attending accredited colleges or universities around the globe. IAHS is open to junior and senior students majoring or minoring in accounting, finance or IT with a 3.0 or higher Grade Point Average overall and in accounting. In addition, students must be nominated by a professor or provide proof of meeting eligibility requirements in order to be accepted into IAHS. Read more . . .

What can a CMA certification do for you?: First, passing the CMA exam is a huge personal achievement. It takes a lot of discipline and dedication to study after work and sit through an examination. But, once you've conquered the first part of the exam, your momentum will carry you through the remaining part. You will feel on top of the world when you have completed both parts. This positive attitude will manifest itself in both your personal and professional endeavors.


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