The CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting is the perfect choice for individuals looking to start their accounting career, also for those with little or no work experience and are looking for a change in career.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
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CIMA has over 100 years of experience with courses that are internationally recognised. Qualifications from CIMA are well respected by employers from all industries. CIMA courses promote professionalism and the understanding of the core skills required for management accounting.
Additional CIMA benefits include:
Professional - Operational Level
After completing the tests and Case Study exam, you will receive the CIMA Diploma in Management Accounting and will gain the designatory letters CIMA Dip MA.
Professional - Management Level
After completing the tests and Case Study exam, you will receive the CIMA Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting and will gain the designatory letters CIMA Adv Dip MA.
Professional - Strategic Level
On completion of the Strategic level tests and Case Study exam, you will be eligible to submit your practical experience for assessment.
The practical experience requirement (PER) is an essential part of the CIMA Qualification and CIMA’s application process. It complements assessments and demonstrates your ability to apply knowledge and skills in the context of your professional experience.
Your PER application will be assessed to determine whether you have gained sufficient experience to be awarded Associate membership – giving you the Associate Chartered Management Accountant (ACMA) and Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designations.
In order to become a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA), you require a minimum of three years verified relevant work-based practical experience.
Through robust financial management, companies have the ability to become more efficient and improve performance. As a CIMA professional you will always aim to achieve this.
Studying CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting will provide you with the necessary requirements to apply for positions in Management Accounting and Business Finance. Salaries are expected to be between £25k to £32k.
By continuing to study CIMA Professional Qualifications, average salaries can double.
Upon completion of BA1, BA2, BA3, and BA4 exams, you will receive the CIMA Cert BA designatory letters.
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Once you have successfully completed the BA1, BA2, BA3, and BA4 exams, you will gain the designatory letters CIMA Cert BA.
Fundamentals of Business Economics (BA1)
Fundamentals of Management Accounting (BA2)
Fundamentals of Financial Accounting (BA3)
Fundamentals of Ethics, Corporate Governance and Business Law (BA4)
The CIMA exams for the Certificate in Business Accounting can be taken at any one of the 5,000 Pearson Vue Test Centre’s, across 178 countries around the world. Upon completion of your examination, you will immediately receive a provisional pass or fail grade.
There are CIMA exemptions for those who have accounting experience, completed AAT level 4 or who have already completed some CIMA training, so speak to an advisor today to discuss your specific requirement in more detail.