MBA, CPA, CA
Rima Hindo holds an MBA from the Kellogg Schulich Executive Program, a Graduate Diploma in Public Accounting from McGill University, a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Concordia University, and studied computer science at Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, USA. She has her professional chartered accountant license since 1985.
Rima has worked around the globe in Montreal, Toronto, the United Kingdom, and the Middle East.
She's held a variety of roles at one of Canada's leading financial institutions, including budgeting and reporting for global markets, overseeing accounting for the first two asset-backed securitization activities in Canada, establishing quality assurance processes for the internal audit department, and serving as a subject matter expert on privacy. She had previously set up the training department for a Big 4 firm in Saudi Arabia.
She was a faculty lecturer and the Accounting, Finance, and Taxation coordinator at McGill University School of Continuing Studies. Previously she had taught Managerial Accounting at two universities in the Middle East, as well as trained internal audit interns at the Middle East's largest tertiary care hospital.
Rima is associated with many philanthropic societies and cultural activities across the globe. She ran a mentoring group for business women in Saudi Arabia, was a board member for the IMA's Riyadh chapter, and is a founding member of Metamode Institute, a think-tank in Toronto. She organized Opera and Jazz concerts along with Art exhibits.
She contributed cases to Accounting by Hongren, 8th Global Edition published by Pearson, PLC, and was also a columnist for an international travel magazine.