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Institute of Management Accountants

A professional organization in the United States for management accountants and financial managers. These professionals specialize in the study of how managers use accounting and/or financial information in current or future business decisions. Unlike other accountants, they primarily report to the internal management of a company, rather than to an external body like shareholders or tax collection agencies. The Institute establishes common practices and ethical standards for these professionals, and awards the Certified Management Accountant designation upon the successful completion of an examination testing one's knowledge in four subjects: business analysis, management accounting and reporting, strategic management, and business applications.

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This often transforms client perception; with an IMA, they can relate to the securities rather than to merely the name of a mutual fund whose star ratings seem to change as frequently as the night sky.
With a worldwide network of nearly 65,000 professionals, IMA is the world's leading organization dedicated to empowering accounting and finance professionals to drive business performance.
Naming the IMA as a primary or secondary beneficiary in an insurance policy.
In addition to IMA's continued calls during the past year for more optimal management guidance, others who have more recently pushed for management guidance to supplant PCAOB Auditing Standard 2 (which unfortunately has become the de facto standard for management assessments of its internal controls over financial reporting) include SEC Chairman Cox, the SEC (in its announcement of a concept release which followed the May 10 roundtable), the SEC small business advisory task force, and scores of practitioners including those surveyed in a major IMA SOX research study.
IMA believes that managing inherent and residual risk is a key element in controlling the cost of SOX controls and that a management-centric, risk-based approach is needed.
We strive to serve in a capacity where visitors to the IMA can experience our art exhibits and interact with our experts in person but there are locations within the museum that are restricted or off-limits to the public," said Rhonda Winter, director of information services for Indianapolis Museum of Art.
Augusto Baertl, President and CEO of IMA Latin America, the international mining consulting firm Pincock, Allen and Holt has been selected through a bid process to prepare a conceptual study of the Navidad project.
3,500,000 IMA warrants, each having a five-year term entitling the holder to acquire an IMA common share at $4.