The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) is the world’s largest and leading professional body of management accountants. Their mission is to help people and businesses to succeed in both the public and private sectors.

 CIMA has more than 227,000 members and students in 179 countries. They work at the heart of business in industry, commerce and not for profit organisations. CIMA has strong relationships with employers, and sponsor leading research. Through the partnership with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), CIMA supports and gives voice to 150,000 Chartered Global Management Accountants (CGMAs) across the globe.

 CIMA constantly updates the qualification, professional experience requirements and CPD programmes. This ensures that the members and students are first choice for employers who are recruiting financially trained business leaders. CIMA members’ expertise is rooted in the intensive and rigorous training and practical education provided by the CIMA syllabus which informs critical business decisions and judgments reached every day, drawing on the CGMA Global Management Accounting Principles CGMA Competency Framework.

 CIMA is committed to upholding the highest ethical and professional standards, and to maintaining public confidence in management accounting.