Certified Management Accountant


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Certified Management Accountant

An accountant who specializes in the study of how managers use accounting and/or financial information in current or future business decisions. Management accountants use both qualitative and quantitative information in their work. Unlike other accountants, they primarily report to the internal management of a company, rather than to an external body like shareholders or tax collection agencies. In order to become a certified management accountant, one must pass a series of tests sponsored by the Institute of Management Accountants. These tests examine one's knowledge in four subjects: business analysis, management accounting and reporting, strategic management, and business applications.
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Worldwide, for the year ended June 30, 2011, the ICMA [R] (Institute of Certified Management Accountants) administered approximately 19,000 CMA exams and certified a record-breaking 2,000 new CMAs.
So, no thank you--I will be proud to keep my certification as a Certified Management Accountant. I believe that to most of the nonaccounting world, it sounds more broad-based and all-encompassing than Certified Internal Auditor or the more industry-specific certifications, some of which no longer exist.
When I earned the certifications, the Institute of Certified Management Accountants (ICMA[R]) sent a nice letter to my dean.
No matter how hard it was to achieve the Certified Management Accountant (CMA[R]) designation, the outcome has been great.
23, 2008, was a memorable day for me because that's when I finished Part 4 of the Certified Management Accountant (CMA[R]) exam.
If you would like to use your experience and knowledge to help make the Certified Management Accountant (CMA[R]) exam better for everyone, then now is your chance.
Most IMA members in the Middle East are active in the Certified Management Accountant (CMA[R]) program, but many struggle with the complex body of knowledge in a language that isn't their primary language.
Elevate the certification (Certified Management Accountant (CMA[R])).
A few management accountants have asked: "Why should I become or even remain an active CMA[R] and an IMA member when most companies do not recognize, reward, or even know what a CMA is?" In response, should IMA increase the effort behind creating a pull, or should members exert greater push to influence the companies that they work for to support the Certified Management Accountant designation and program?
Help validate the value of the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) credential!
He earned the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) credential later that year and the Certified Financial Manager (CFM) designation in 1997.
Many members have been asking about IMA's intentions to establish a CMA (Certified Management Accountant) review course.

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