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.
Monthly Toledo Chapter IMA Meetings Will Resume
In September, 2016
IMA's Annual Conference & Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada - June 18 - 22, 2016! Accelerate your learning with a program of more than 50 educational sessions covering a variety of topics including cybersecurity, ethics, revenue recognition changes, leadership, risk management, and more. IMA Toledo Chapter members Tara West and Bill Horst, William Vaughan Company will present on Monday, June 20 from 9 -10:15 on Risks, Excuses, and Rewards: Evaluating your costing strategy. Visit the conference website for details at http://www.imaconference.org/.
Congratulations IMA Toledo Chapter for winning 9th place in the Warner Division Chapter Standings. We receive points based on meeting attendance, members, # of CMAs, etc. We will receive the award at the National Conference in Las Vegas on June 21, 2016 at the dinner from 6pm-9pm.
Congratulations to three of our members, Geoff Johnson, Steve McNally and Zoe Zhou for recently earning their CMA certifications. Way to go!!!
Position Available: Finance Director at Directions Credit Union. Information Flyer and Application Link . . .
The Nonmonetary Perks Workers Want: You realize workers and job seekers appreciate perks, but do you know which ones they value most? A recent Robert Half survey reveals that managers are not quite in sync with their employees. Among the chief financial officers (CFOs) interviewed, 39 percent believe their employees’ top choice would be health and wellness benefits, such as free gym memberships. Read full article . . .
The 42nd Annual Meonske Professional Development Conference & Seminar will be held at Kent State University on Thursday, April 28 & Friday, April 29. Register before April 18th for registration discounts! Thursday-Flier - Friday -Flier
The Gleim CMA review program is now available to IMA Chapter members at a Significant Discount. See Order Form . . .
42nd Annual Meonske Professional Development Conference: The 42nd Annual Meonske Professional Development Conference & Seminar at Kent State University on April 28 & 29 promises to be one of the most significant financial conferences ever and an event that you should not miss. As detailed on the website, here are some highlights:
- Distinguished, Lifetime-Achievement Award presented to Dennis Beresford, who has participated as a speaker in over 20 Meonske Conferences
- Current Deputy Chief Accountant and former Chief Accountant of the SEC
- Two former Chairmen of the FASB, and current FASB Vice Chairman
- Two members of the Accounting Hall of Fame (Ohio State University)
- Chair of the COSO internal control initiative
- Editor-in-Chief of Becker CPA Professional Review
You will also get to hear the swan-song farewell from one of the Conference's most significant leaders. Please register soon to not be shut out; yellow registration brochures should be arriving in your mailboxes by March 21.
Position Available: Controller Opportunity in Wauseon, Ohio. Position Information.
Corporate Culture Matters: Assessing if a Candidate Has the Right Personality for Your Team - With the limited number of skilled accountants on the job market, many managers know all too well the difficulty of finding candidates with the right mix of skills and experience needed for filling open positions. One criteria you’ll want to be certain to examine when making a hiring decision is a candidate’s fit with your corporate culture. Read full article . . .
Position Available: Cost Accountant Position in Perrysburg: Job Description. Resumes and cover letters should be sent to: Judy Wilcox: firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also mail to Judy at Advance Staffing Solutions, 5800 Monroe St. Bldg. F, Sylvania, Ohio 43560. If you have any questions please contact Judy: 419-882-7646.
Position Available: Lourdes University is looking for a Director of Finance/Controller. Salary range is $65-$70k. Resumes and cover letters should be sent to: email@example.com. For more information see Lourdes Director of Finance Flier
How to Ask for a Raise with Confidence: Would you rather endure a root canal than approach your boss about a raise? According to a study from global staffing firm Robert Half, the idea of asking for a pay bump causes workers so much anxiety that some would prefer to do almost anything else — even if they believe they deserve more money. Their angst may well be because they don’t know how to ask for a raise. Read full article . . .
Job Interviews Coming Up? 5 Interview Questions You Should Ask Potential Employers: A job interview is a two-way street. Not only do you, as the interviewee, have to be prepared to answer interview questions, you should also plan on asking your own questions during job interviews. Read full article . . .
Take a Real Vacation: 5 Tips for Managers When it Comes to Unplugging From the Office: If you’re like many finance and accounting managers, you may have plans for using up the rest of your PTO (paid time off) before the New Year. Read full article . . .
4 Ways to Help Accounting and Finance Employees Stay Up-To-Date with Technology: Technology keeps evolving, which means keeping the team up to date with changes can be difficult for some finance managers. Read full article . . .
Position Available: Owens Corning seeks a Senior Technical and M&A Accounting Lead to become a member of the External Reporting team, a highly effective and motivated team supporting accounting functions related to acquisitions and joint ventures. Position Information . . .
What’s in Store for 2016? Next Year’s Hiring and Salary Trends Revealed: 2015 has tried the patience of finance and accounting managers looking to hire highly skilled employees, and 2016 is not likely to be much different. Read full article . . .
Congratulations to IMA member, Dan Lipinski, for earning his CMA certification. Way to go Dan!!!!
A Counteroffer Might Not Make Fiscal Sense. Here's a Better Approach to Improving Employee Retention: The prospect of losing a valuable employee can be unsettling, especially during accounting-season crunch time when finding a replacement only adds to your already daunting workload. But will making a counteroffer ameliorate the situation? 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. 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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