Sona earned her accounting designation in December 2000. She also holds a Masters of Accounting degree from the University of Waterloo and a Certified Public Accountant qualification from Illinois. She has held positions in both the public accounting sector and in the private sector. Currently, she works at BDO Canada as a senior manager in the National Accounting Standards group. Her primary responsibilities include providing technical guidance under IFRS. In her position, she is responsible for writing publications, delivering live training, and responding to consultations on complex accounting issues.