Sandra Minaburo

Division of Business Administration and Accounting
Department of Accounting

Sandra Minaburo

Full time professor

She is currently the Director of the Research Center in Accounting (CEPAC) at ITAM and full-time professor at the Accounting Department at the same institution. At ITAM she has served as Director of the Program in Public Accounting and Financial Strategy, and as the Head of the Accounting Department. She is a Public Accountant from ITAM, has a Master's Degree in Finance, a Master's Degree in Accounting, a Master's Degree in Information Technology and Administration from ITAM and a Master's Degree in Accounting from Florida International University (FIU). She has the IFRS Certification granted by the ICAEW; the Accountancy Certification granted by the IMCP, and is a Certified Academic in Public Accountancy by ANFECA.

In the professional sector, she has worked as an Associate Director in the area of ??Professional Practice and at the IFRS Desk of Ernst & Young México. She has collaborated with the IMCP as a member of the Accounting Principles Commission (CPC) and with the CNBV as a member of the IFRS Transition Committee. Currently, she actively collaborates both with the Financial Information Standards Committee (CONIF) of the IMCP and with the National Technical Committee for Financial Information of the IMEF. Recently, CINIF invited her to be part of its Transition Group of the Mexican Financial Reporting Standards (MFRS) NIF D-1 and NIF D-2. Likewise, it collaborates actively with the CINIF in its MFRS´ public consultation processes, issuing its comments to the accounting standards projects it issues.

She has taught different courses on Basic Accounting, Business Combinations (M&A), Financial Accounting, International Financial Accounting, Financial Information Analysis, and Management and Cost Control; at the undergraduate, master and executive development level. She has published several books in Spanish and English on topics of Consolidation of Financial Statements, Business Acquisitions, Accounting Differences between USGAAP-IFRS-NIF, History of Accounting in Mexico (chapter in English of the international series "A Global History of Accounting, Financial Reporting and Public Policy edited by Gary Previts, Peter Walton and Peter Wolnizer); among others. She has published several articles in professional journals such as "Contaduría Pública" published by IMCP, "Ejecutivos en Finanzas" edited by IMEF and "Dirección Estratégica" edited by ITAM. She has participated in different national and international Congresses as a speaker on different topics related to Accounting.

Academic Studies

BA in Public Accounting, ITAM
MA in MA in Finance, ITAM
MA in MA in Accounting, Florida International University, USA
MA in MA in Accounting, ITAM
MA in MA in Technologies of Information and Administration, ITAM


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Topics of Interest

  • Valuation Techniques
  • Convergence of Mexican Financial Reporting Standards with IFRS
  • Development of XBRL Taxonomy in Mexico
  • Consolidation and Business Combinations
  • Effects of the IFRS Adoption in Mexican Entities

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