President's Message

We are now experiencing a fast-changing accounting environment with digitization, robotics, data analytics and artificial intelligence changing the way accountants have been working for the last decades. In this challenging environment, our chapter, over the years, has evolved into a group of passionate individuals committed to the principles of excellence, integrity, and continuous learning. Together, we have achieved remarkable milestones and fostered an environment where knowledge thrives and ideas flourish.

At the heart of our chapter's mission is the dedication to advancing the management accounting profession. The role of management accountants has never been more crucial. We are not just number crunchers; we are strategic partners, guiding organizations through complex financial landscapes, ensuring sustainability, reporting on ESG and fostering innovation.

Our chapter, nestled in the heart of the vibrant city of Riyadh, reflects the spirit of innovation and service. We have consistently endeavored to provide our members with world-class resources, cutting-edge insights, and opportunities to network. Through seminars, workshops, and conferences, we have empowered our members to stay ahead in the rapidly evolving field of management accounting.

As we move forward, let us continue to uphold the values that define us – integrity in our actions, excellence in our work, and a commitment to lifelong learning. Let us embrace the challenges of the future with unwavering determination.

I extend my gratitude to our members for their unwavering support. Let us embark on this new round with enthusiasm, embracing the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.

Thank you for your attention, your dedication, and your strong commitment to excellence.

Warm regards,

Prof. Francisco Bastida, CMA

President, Institute of Management Accountants, Riyadh Chapter