Student Night - Panel Discussion - Careers in Management Accounting

When:  Feb 10, 2022 from 06:00 PM to 07:30 PM (PT)
Associated with  San Diego Chapter

IMA San Diego Chapter and the San Diego State University are pleased to present:
2022 IMA Student Night (Virtual) 
"Career Opportunities in Management Accounting"

ALL Students and faculty from SDSU and other colleges and universities are welcome to attend!


More than 75% of accounting and finance professionals in the U.S. work inside organizations, building quality financial practices into the organization through decision support, planning, and control over the organization’s value-creating operations. (Source:  Derived from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics).  Our panel will provide insights into their current job responsibilities and career paths working inside a variety of organizations

We are assembling our panel of experienced professionals working in management accounting in a variety of organizations.  They will discuss their day-to-day job duties, their career paths, and the role of a professional organization like IMA and the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) certification in their career progression.

Confirmed panelists include:

  • Andrew Bates, CMA*, CSCA**, Financial Analyst at Honeywell
  • Alex Eng, CMA*, CPA, VP US Corporate Finance at EDF Renewables
  • Creusa Gilmore, CMA*, Enterprise Strategy Leader at Solar Turbines, Inc.
  • Jose Nararro CMA*, CSCA**, Controller II at Pacific Seafood

*CMA - Certified Management Accountant.  The IMA’s Certification for Accountants and Financial Professionals in Business.

** CSCA – Certified in Strategy and Competitive Analysis.  A certification for CMAs who have mastered the concepts and techniques that are required to become a key player in driving the strategic planning process at their organizations.

We will be using SDSU's Zoom capability for this event which allows attendees to submit questions to the panelists online during the event or in a chat room following the formal presentation. The link will be emailed to you upon registration.

After the panelist discussion, breakout rooms will be created to give you the opportunity to network and ask questions!

There is no charge for this event, but preregistration is required using the “Register Now” button below. 

We look forward to seeing you there!

Hosted by:  IMA San Diego Chapter &
San Diego State University Charles W. Lamden School of Accountancy


About the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA):

IMA is a global association with more than 125,000 members who are accounting and finance professionals working in business. Our organization has more than 300 professional and student chapters, located in cities and campuses around the world – this creates a great networking opportunity.  

IMA also offers the CMA certification, the global standard in management accounting, in addition to many other career-enhancing resources.


Online Instructions:
Login: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.