Because a CMA designates the mastery of advanced financial & accounting skills, signaling a high level of competency and serious commitment to the field to any firm.

The CMA is essential for accounting & finance professionals who want to master the advanced skills required to manage financial functions within an organization.

Earning the certification not only validates a mastery of these skills, but also opens up access to a worldwide elite professional network through the IMAŽ that connects more than 30,000 CMAs.

CMAs reap strong rewards in terms of higher annual compensation, more challenging responisibilities on the job, and broadened career advancement opportunities across a variety of sectors.

Leading employers selectively recruit CMAs to fill positions that require critical accounting & financial management skills, from multinational corporations to private firms, academic institutions, & not-forprofit organizations.