[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]”Empowering accountants and financial professionals to drive business performance”
IMA is the worldwide association of accountants and financial professionals working in business. It is committed to helping students (aspirant members) and more than 65,000 members to expand their professional skills, better managing their organization, and enhancing their career prospects. For more than 90 years, IMA has been a champion of and resource for the financial management and accounting profession.
The organization was founded in Buffalo, N.Y., in 1919 as the National Association of Cost Accountants (NACA) to promote knowledge and professionalism among cost accountants and foster a wider understanding of the role of cost accounting in management. It’s name was later changed to the National Association of Accountants (NAA). In 1991, the organization name was again changed to the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), signifying it’s broader role as the association for accountants and financial professionals working inside organizations, and now it’s known by the shorthand – IMA.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]