Management accounting combines accounting, finance and management with the leading edge techniques needed to drive successful businesses.
CIMA is the world’s leading, and largest, professional body of management accountants. CIMA’s unique blend of management accounting, financial accounting and business-focused subjects produces competent and confident CGMAs who can lead their organization’s to sustainable success.
CIMA works at the heart of business in industry, commerce and not for profit organisations. While most accounting qualifications train people for private practice, working on external audit and tax issues. CIMA prepares students for a career in business. It teaches skills for strategic advice, managing risk and making key decisions.
The CIMA syllabus is designed to deliver a strong understanding of all aspects of business so our members can contribute in many areas of an organisation.
Becoming a CIMA member you will be entitled to use the following letters behind your name - CGMA, ACMA and FCMA and they are a lot more than simple letters. Your letters grant you unprecedented access to a huge range of exciting roles inside and outside of finance. They indicate that you’re part of a respected community committed to helping you pursue your professional dreams at every stage of your career. CIMA members are in demand by the biggest names in the FTSE 100 and the benefits of being appointed a CGMA designation holder are recognised by the head honchos in business.
Formed in 1919,The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, or commonly known as CIMA UK is the world’s largest and foremost professional body for Management Accounting. With more than 218,000 members and students operating in 177 countries.