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CMA Australia- Certified Management Accountants
Welcome to the Institute of Certified Management Accountants

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The Institute offers a number of education programs many of which are delivered and accredited by various universities internationally.  Being a CMA means a commitment to a continuous professional development, and the Institute offers seminars, training and other development activities to assist members achieve this objective. For the industry and employer perspective, the Management Accounting 2020 program offers industry-based certification for best practice in decision information and control systems.

A management accountant applies his or her professional knowledge and skill in the preparation and presentation of financial and other decision oriented information in such a way as to assist management in the formulation of policies and in the planning and control of the operation of the undertaking.

The ICMA offers seven levels of membership with differing education and experience requirements:

Post-graduate level
  • CMA - Certified Management Accountant
Graduate level
  • AMA - Associate Management Accountant
  • GMA - Graduate Management Accountant
Technical level
  • CAT - Certified Accounting Technician
  • RCA - Registered Cost Accountant
  • RBA - Registered Business Accountant
Affiliate level
  • MAA - Management Accounting Affiliate

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Details of membership benefits and services are available in the membership page. The CMA Australia Online Magazine, On Target and its research journal, Journal of Applied Management Accounting Research (JAMAR) are available in electronic format on this website. The Institute has a wide ranging activities, in Australia and in its international branches.




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