News and Upcoming Events

SFIMA Scholarship Program Director Needed

The SFIMA is interested in sponsoring a scholarship to assist students at Bay Area colleges intersted in pursuing the CMA designation. We're looking for an SFIMA member interested in joining our board as the director of this scholarship program.

  • Define and establish a scholarship program.
  • Connect with Accounting/Finance faculty at Bay Area colleges.
  • Publicize the scholarship.
  • Guide board in determining scholarship recipients.

This is a terrific opportunity to shape a student program from the ground up. Please email Stephen Tin at for more information and details. Thank You!

Google Group started for CMA Candidates

We maintain a Google Group open to all SFIMA members who are currently studying for any of the CMA exams. Email if you'd like to join our Google Group, or in you would like more information.

SF Accounting & Finance for upcoming events

We've created the SF Accounting and Finance site to list our upcoming events and technical meetings. We felt this site would greatly enhance the visability of our accounting and finance related events, and allow participants to discuss issues surrounding the events. Please use this site in the future to check for upcoming events.

Please become a member of SF Accounting and Finance to be notified when any new events are scheduled.

ExcelInAccounting now on

Visit to learn about our Excel program, see upcoming Excel training sessions, and keep in touch with other group members.

LinkedIn Group for SFIMA

Join our SFIMA group on to network with other SFIMA members, find jobs, discuss topics of interest, and leverage other members' connections. All SFIMA members are welcome to join. This group is a perfect place to post or find accounting and finance jobs in San Francisco. We hope it will also foster discussions about SFIMA activities and become a forum where our members can connect.

Welcome to the San Francisco chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants. We're a professional organization promoting the field of management accounting, providing tools and resources so that our members can:

  • Achieve the CMA designation
  • Maintain their CMA status with needed Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credit opportunities.
  • Enhance their professional skills
  • Meet others in the field of management accounting


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IMA Golden West Council

Bay Area IMA Chapters

Palo Alto Chapter

Redwood Empire (North Bay) Chapter

Amador Valley Chapter


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Accounting & Finance Women's Alliance

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