CMA Pathway

The “CMA Pathway” blog page is dedicated to items of interest for students and business professionals interested in pursuing the CMA designation.

The aim of this blog is to allow you to engage in meaningful dialogue with others considering an accounting designation and current CMA members and students. It is intended to be a place for you to ask questions, learn more and express any comments or concerns you may have.

We look forward to your feedback and hope that this resource will be helpful to you.

Interview with Michael Yang, CMA

By Khuong Vu, CMA BC campus representative for Kwantlen Polytechnic University Recently I had the privilege of interviewing a colleague of mine, Michael Yang, CMA, Senior Financial Analyst of Heli-One, a subsidiary of CHC Helicopters.  Michael’s accounting background and expertise in  Excel modeling were two reasons why I wanted to find out more about his career path, as I pursue [...]

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CMA Student Profile – Lindsay Arnocky

Curious about what motivates someone to become a Certified Management Accountant, or how they balance work and school? We spoke to a few current students to find out. Tell us a bit about your current job? I am currently part of the finance team at BC Pavilion Corporation. We are a Crown Corporation of the Province of British Columbia, which [...]

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CMA Student Profile – Ruben Ortiz

Curious about what motivates someone to become a Certified Management Accountant, or how they balance work and school? We spoke to a few current students to find out. Tell us a bit about your current job? I am a Commercial Credit Officer on the Commercial Credit team at BMO Bank of Montreal. The main mandate of my position is to [...]

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CMA Student Profile – Ann Wicks

Curious about what motivates someone to become a Certified Management Accountant, or how they balance work and school? We spoke to a few current students to find out. Tell us a bit about your current job? I currently work for the Financial Institutions Commission. Our company safeguards confidence and stability in BC’s financial sector by protecting consumers from undue loss [...]

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CMA Student Profile – Vick Bains

Curious about what motivates someone to become a Certified Management Accountant, or how they balance work and school? We spoke to a few current students to find out. Tell us a bit about your current job? I work for the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) in their Security & Disbursement Department (S&D). BDC provides term loans and consulting services [...]

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CMA Student Profile – Nolan Quan

Curious about what motivates someone to become a Certified Management Accountant, or how they balance work and school? We spoke to a few current students to find out. Tell us a bit about your current job? I carry out the payable transactions involving our various locations and new store builds. My responsibilities also include gift card reconciliations and managing working [...]

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Your Network is Your Net Worth

Our Kwantlen Polytechnic University Campus Rep, Khuong Vu, shares his thoughts on CMA BC’s Create Possibilities Networking Night that took place on November 14, 2012. I have always been impressed with the CMA networking events available for students, and on November 14, I had the pleasure of attending the “Create Possibilities Networking Event.” This event was held at Giovane Café [...]

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Meet your 2012-2013 CMA Campus Reps

If you’re looking for more information about the CMA designation, look no further than your own campus. Find your campus ambassador below and contact them with any questions you may have about the CMA designation or information regarding our upcoming post-secondary events. Araz Mehrabani Capilano University On campus, you’re most likely to find me in the library –  3rd floor Cedar [...]

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CMABC’s 6th Annual Post-Secondary Student Case Competition

This November CMABC will be hosting their 6th Annual Post-Secondary Student Case Competition. This competition will challenge you to solve real-world business problems by combining your classroom knowledge and real life experience. You will be competing against other first and second year business students from British Columbia for a chance to compete in the Final Round of the competition. Case [...]

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CMA Campus Membership

CMA British Columbia’s Campus Membership is a program for university or college students that offers special opportunities to explore the CMA profession and build your resume.

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