Information Management and Technology Assurance


The AICPA’s Information Management and Technology Assurance (IMTA) Section has been carefully crafted to support members who offer assurance services and information management support for their clients and decision-makers within their organizations. As an IMTA section member you will have access to resources that will enable you to understand how the use of data and reporting systems can lead to improved business decisions. In addition, you will be in a unique position to gain understanding about how technical skills and financial acumen can be used to evaluate technology risks in support of business objectives.

The Section offers tools to help accounting professionals build IT expertise and boost profitability.

The Center has partnered with select vendors to offer invaluable benefits to our members.

For CPAs who have the ability to provide business insight by leveraging IT knowledge.

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AICPA Practitioners Symposium and Tech+ Conference
Join us June 5-8, 2016 in Las Vegas or online. Gain in-depth expertise from thought leaders in the information management and technology assurance space. Expand your knowledge of the many topics that keep you and your clients up at night - cybersecurity, cloud vendor management, and much more!
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The majority of people will claim that technology helps them perform their job duties more efficiently, but when it malfunctions or when user error sets in, technology can hinder progress. ‘“When it comes to technology, the stars have to align,” says James Bourke, CPA/CITP/CFF, CGMA, a partner and technology niche practice leader at WithumSmith+Brown. “In our industry we do tax returns, financial statements, expense reports, research. All of those tasks involve touching different technologies. And more often than not, they all don’t play well with each other in the same environment.”’

Are you looking to make some technology upgrades? Want to calculate the return on your technology investments and see how your firm or business compares to its peers? If so, check out the Journal of Accountancy Tech Success Tracker, a free tool provided in conjunction with the AICPA’s IMTA and PCPS sections. Try the tool for free.

This eight video bundle will help you understand the necessity of good recordkeeping practices and how to assess your organization with the Information Governance Maturity Model.

IMTA Members Have Free Access to a Premium Online  

Safari logoThe IMTA Division is excited to offer our members (including CITP credential holders) access to 400 titles in Safari Books Online, a comprehensive technical learning library of books. The 400 titles cover various information management and technology assurance topics including Privacy and Security, IT Risk and Assurance, Data Analytics and more.

Find out more about Safari Books Online.


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We provide CPAs with a vast array of technical resources, including complimentary access to Safari Books Online and the annual Top Technology Initiatives Survey, to help them better serve the business and information technology needs of their clients or organizations.

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