credentials for accountants

Compensation Watch ’19: Credentialed Accountants vs. Non-credentialed Accountants

In its annual salary survey, the Institute of Management Accountants always includes a section comparing compensation for accountants who are either CPAs, CMAs (Certified Management Accountants), or both with accountants who hold neither credential. And every year the IMA finds that credentialed accountants make more money than those without a CPA or CMA. Makes sense. […]

Hey Look, This CMA Commercial Is Actually Pretty Funny

Well, this is a pleasant surprise. The guy with the handlebar mustache really sells it, doesn't he? I laugh harder each time I watch it. The ad is going to run during late night programming like SNL, Fallon, Colbert, etc. Let's hope that it results in for a rash of CMA tattoos on hipster accountants. […]

‘Keep Calm and CMA On’ T-shirts Exist

Safe travels to all of our attendees today! #IMASLC13 #Charlotte pic.twitter.com/RjKkAkEARF — IMA (@IMA_News) November 14, 2013  

AICPA Is All About Making the CGMA Legit

This week, I'm back in my old stomping grounds of Washington, DC for AICPA Spring Council and while I really wanted to come into this looking for plenty to mock, it's actually been an interesting session, including a great speech by Bob Schieffer of CBS and a panel on "Diversity & Inclusion" that didn't leave […]

The AICPA’s CGMA Designation Is the Most Popular Management Accounting Designation in the U.S., Says AICPA

Oh look, the AICPA put out a press release that says the Chartered Global Management Accountant designation is the "most prominent management accounting credential in the U.S. with 37,864 CFOs, controllers and other finance professionals holding the designation."  Plus, it's managed to its way into some of the most prestigious companies in America! U.S. CGMA […]

FYI: The University of Georgia Is Offering a CMA Prep Course

UGA's Center for Continuing Education is proud to offer "an instructor-led course to prepare interested professionals" for everyone's second-favorite accounting credential on the Gwinnett campus: “Introducing this program is part of our initiative to provide professionals with pertinent, cutting-edge knowledge that is directly applicable to establishing and maintaining a successful career,” said Denise Logan, department head for […]