The Institute of Management Accountants is dedicated to excellence within the management accounting profession. The Certified Management Accountant (CMA) designation was developed in 1972 to provide an objective measure of an individual’s knowledge and competence in the field of management accounting. Only the CMA program recognizes the unique proficiencies required for success in this challenging profession.
The CMA (Certified Management Accountant) is the advanced professional certification specifically designed to measure the accounting and financial management skills that drive business performance. The CMA is tailor-made for accounting and finance professionals at all levels, whether you want to enhance your value to your current organization or expand your career potential. Earning the CMA will make you part of a network of over 30,000 credentialed peers worldwide. The CMA program has been designed to meet the evolving needs of business – today and tomorrow. We look forward to helping you achieve excellence as a professional. Certification will confirm your proficiency in your chosen field and your dedication to personal and professional growth.
Staying ahead isn’t easy, especially in the financial management accounting profession. When changing standards and evolving trends are the norm, you can stay on top with the Certified Management Accountant (CMA ®) credential. Success in this dynamic marketplace requires the professional achievement, commitment to excellence and high ethical standards exemplified by the CMA designation. As many as 85% of accountants today work inside organizations, where expertise in decision support, planning, and control over value-adding operations are crucial elements of operational success. In earning the CMA, you will have mastered a comprehensive body of knowledge directly related to operational and strategic management as well as the skills and abilities required to build quality business practices inside organization.
Becoming a CMA
Having CMA certification shows not only a high level of competence in management accounting, but also a Strong commitment to continuous improvement and high ethical standards. Many leading international companies consider the CMA certification as the ultimate mark of excellence. The CMA certification leads to faster career advancement. Salary surveys have shown that a certified professional will earn nearly $500,000 more than a non-certified professional over the course of a career
Why become a CMA?
- No other accounting or finance credential lends itself more directly to today's complex
and changing business environment.
- You will confirm substantial knowledge of accounting, finance and important related
fields and demonstrate the ability to integrate this information into the business
- You will distinguish yourself as a business professional that is committed to a strict
code of ethics.
- You will demonstrate your commitment to personal professional development and