Thought leadership

As the global leader in management accounting CIMA is committed to producing relevant, rigorous and applied research. We publish industry-leading insight, fund academic programmes, and collaborate with partners globally to help people and organisations drive better, sustainable business performance.

Being at the forefront of new thinking in business and financial management ensures our products and publications are relevant to the needs of business, and help our members stay ahead of the curve.

Global Management Accounting Principles

Our pioneering Global Management Accounting Principles are designed to support CEOs, CFOs and boards improve their management accounting functions.

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Latest CIMA reports

The role of the CFO on the modern board

The role of the CFO on the modern board

December 2014
This briefing is based upon a recent CIMA event discussion. It considers the role of the CFO in the context of the evolving board agenda and offers five practical tips on how the CFO can help the board to ensure it makes good use of its limited time.

Delivering value and accountability

Delivering value and accountability

October 2014
This paper  brings together private and public sector perspectives to consider what more the finance function could do, and to provide insights for policy makers, boards and finance teams.

Using integrated reporting

Using integrated reporting

July 2014
This guide and toolkit shows how chairmen, CEOs and CFOs can use integrated reporting to help create value and effectively tell the full story of their organisations.

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