IMA Europe


Thousands of CFOs, finance directors, controllers, and leading financial professionals turn to the IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants) for professional networking and thought leadership on today's leading management accounting issues.

IMA® membership connects you to a global network of accountants and financial professionals and provides career enrichment through:                
  • Our online community
  • Local chapters
  • Job opportunities
  • Award-winning publications
  • Educational opportunities
  • Conferences and events

What IMA membership can do for you

Access to leading publications and research

IMA publications deliver timely, actionable information to help members do their jobs more effectively, advance their careers, and make their organizations more successful.

  • Strategic Finance, our award-winning monthly publication, offers articles and columns on new developments in accounting, finance, and management.
  • Management Accounting Quarterly, a refereed online journal covering critical topics such as cost/management accounting, ERM, statistical process controls, stock option methodology, and new theories in finance and accounting.
  • IMA Educational Case Journal, a quarterly, online journal for academic members, that publishes teaching cases in management accounting and related fields, along with research related to case writing or teaching.
  • E-newsletters ranging from the general IMA Online News to specialized publications on technology, careers, CMA certification, and students’ interests.

  • Keep up with the latest in finance and accounting with a free subscription to Strategic Finance magazine

    As an IMA member, you'll receive a complimentary subscription to Strategic Finance, our award-winning publication dedicated to covering the latest practices and trends in finance and accounting. In addition to the print magazine, you'll enjoy full access to the online edition and archives of past issues.

    Key topics covered:

    • Strategic budgeting and forecasting
    • Risk managment
    • Global issues / IFRS / XBRL
    • Business intelligence
    • Financing / leasing
    • Small businesses
    • ERP / CRM
    • Audit / financial reporting
    • General accounting
    • and much more...

    Samples of recent articles from Strategic Finance:

    By Mark L. Frigo, CMA, CPA, and Hans Læssøe
    How can organizations manage strategic risks in a volatile and fast-paced business environment? Many have started focusing their enterprise risk management (ERM) programs on the critical strategic risks that can make or break a company.
    Read article (PDF)

    Leading Nestlé’s House of Finance

    By Leif Sjöblom, CMA, CFA, and Nina Michels-Kim, CMA
    Nestlé's former CFO Jim Singh talks about the evolution of corporate finance from bean counter to business partner. The fundamental role of finance, he explains, is to ensure the company conducts its business in a controlled environment. His tip to budding financial managers? Get a professional certification early in your career.
    Read article (PDF)

    Professional networking opportunities

    Around 85,000 accountants and financial professionals look to IMA for programs and services to help expand their financial management skills, enhance their organization’s performance, and empower their career potential. Build a network, share knowledge, and access career opportunities.

    LinkUp IMA, our proprietary online community for accountants and financial professionals, enables members to join groups based on common interests. We also have more than 300 professional and student chapters around the world.

    Our professional events are excellent learning and networking opportunities

    Professional events are the heart of the IMA experience. IMA brings leading financial experts to discuss current management accounting trends and share best practices in their fields of expertise. Face-to-face events are often held at the offices of our corporate partners and offer the chance to meet and network with fellow financial managers from across industries. In addition, convenient online events and webinars are offered throughout the year and easily viewed from the comfort of your office or home.

    Member benefits include continuous education opportunities, dinner events, online webinars and international conferences. Our webinars cover a range of current management accounting topics, are convenient and are free of charge to members.

    Don't take our word for it -
    listen to what these
    financial executives have to say about IMA and the CMA:

    "CMAs are making a better and more profitable business instead of just reporting the right figures."

    Kai Zhu, CMA
    Manager Controlling, KaVo Dental GmbH


    "Great networking opportunities!"

    Pascal Peter, CMA
    Manager Controlling, Röfax AG


    "The CMA proves to your employer that you are really dedicated to your career and job."

    Andrea Ostinelli, CMA
    Finance Director, Johnson &Johnson


    "...a lifetime passport for recognition."

    Kerim Kazgan, CMA
    CFO, Borusan Otomotiv