Jim Medeiros is the lead principal for financial reporting, audit and assurance within the member development and support group at CPA Canada. Jim provides leadership in the development and implementation of new program offerings related to financial reporting, audit and assurance topics. This includes establishing and re-engineering credentials-related courses, researching emerging issues and technology trends, and providing context to the membership via conferences, virtual classrooms and publications. Prior to joining CPA Canada, Jim worked for 11 years for GE Canada. While at GE, he was the controller at GE Real Estate before moving on to be corporate treasurer at GE Canada HQ. He started his career with PwC and has also worked for Olympia & York and the commercial real estate services and investment firm, CBRE.