Advance notice: MyCIMA will be unavailable 19–23 April.
Please be aware that as of Monday 3rd April 2023 the ability to register as a new CIMA Candidate or re-activate your CIMA account has been suspended and will not be available until Tuesday 3rd May.
There will be a scheduled maintenance on Saturday, 1st of April at 17:30 BST to Sunday, 2nd of April at 9:00 BST. Users can still access MyCIMA to schedule or start an Exam but other MyCIMA services will not be available. Users will not be able access Study Planner, CGMA Store,, and Competency and Learning. In the meantime, we apologize for any inconvenience caused.


Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation holders are trusted to guide critical business decisions and drive strong business performance. They are qualified to work across the business at every level, not just in finance.

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Management accounting combines accounting, finance and management with the leading edge techniques needed to drive successful businesses. Management accountants work at the heart of business to develop all the skills needed to take the decisions required to create value for the short, medium and long-term.

CIMA difference

Management accounting is financial accounting + added value

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What is CGMA?

CGMA is the global designation for management accountants. It’s powered by the resources and expertise of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and CIMA, two of the world’s leading accounting organisations.

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the Journey to becoming a CGMA

Delivering much more than just accounting knowledge

Our aim is to ensure our qualifications remain relevant and the learning experience of candidates match the real world of business. We work closer than ever before with employers around the world to make sure our qualifications deliver confident and competent management accounting professionals who can lead your organisation to sustainable success.

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As a business we are continually seeking to adapt to an ever changing consumer climate, management accountants are critical to supporting this change.

Nick Cooling ACMA, CGMA,
Senior Commercial Finance Manager,