Why Join ICMAB

ICMAB offers you more career options

With its emphasis on strategic business skills, the CMA Professional Qualification is a springboard to success both within and outside the accounting and finance arena. ICMAB members are successful business analysts, management consultants and project managers. Others hold senior roles in areas such as operations, IT, business planning and change management. And many are in top positions, becoming managing directors, chief executives and chairmen. You will be surely joining a powerful network of business leaders.

The Focus is clearly on business

CMA Professional Qualification provides more strategy, more management accounting and more relevance across a broad business perspective than any other professional accountancy qualifications. Its holistic approach will ensure a balanced expertise in accounting and finance. You will be equipped with the necessary skills to make key decisions in business and advice others of the financial implications.

Our work touches every area of business

ICMAB students and members work in small, medium and large sized companies, large multinationals and some are in practice. The CMAs are playing very important role for the economic development of the country through establishing discipline and transparency in the financial sector. Their active role makes a very competitive industrial sector and in the process of ensuring good governance the role of CMAs cannot be denied .

ICMAB would take you around the world

The CMA Professional Qualification is a passport to a global career because it is valued by every employer and is internationally portable. CMAs are held in high esteem in various countries and are in great demand due to their strategic and managerial focus. More than 200 of ICMAB members are holding various international assignments across the world which really make this profession unparalleled. The CMA is unique among professional and academic credentials, designed specifically for serving as accounting and financial management professionals in business. High recognition of CMA designation in a global set up is due to the acceptability of ICMAB credentials by world class professional bodies like CIMA (UK), CGA (CANADA), CIPFA (UK).

CMAs (Cost and Management Accountants) are forward looking, unlike traditional accountants who focus on reporting past performance.

A CMA’s role is geared towards assessing business possibilities, grasping opportunities and shaping the future of organizations. They will have the strategic insight to assess risk and make vital business decisions based on a robust understanding of the business environment.Cost and Management Accountants are typically qualified to engage in a wide variety of business CMAs (Cost and Management Accountants) are forward looking, unlike traditional accountants who focus on reporting past performance.

Cost and Management Accountants are typically qualified to engage in a wide variety of business – related activities such as: 

  • Working across the business interpreting financial data for non-financial manager
  • Explaining the financial consequences of management decisions and suggesting possible courses of action
  • Advising managers on the financial and economic implications of project management
  • Making strategic decisions and formulating business strategies to create wealth and shareholder value
  • Monitoring spending and the effectiveness of financial control
  • Managing risk and business assurance
  • Cost determination and financial control
  • Evaluating existing financial information systems and suggesting improvements thereof
  • Conducting internal business audits and preparing periodic financial statements for managers
  • Explaining the impact of the competitive landscape.
  • CMAs can also be self-employed as practising Cost and Management Accountants, Management Consultant, Cost Auditor, Tax Adviser, etc.

CMAs combine a high level of financial and management expertise with excellent business acumen and decision-making skills. This makes them essential to every business in all sectors covering Industry, Commerce, Government, Semi Government, Autonomous Bodies, Public Sector and not-for-profit Organizations.

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