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Amal Ratnayake FCMA, CGMA elected as 86th CIMA PresidentRatnayake also appointed to serve as Chairman of the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants 14 Jun 2019 Read more

Local management accountant at the top of the global gameDevin Kruger was recently awarded joint first place in the International Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) examinations. This after writing a number of professional exams, over the past 16 months, to qualify as a professional Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA). 7 Jun 2019 Read more

CIMA announces new Africa regional vice presidentTim Simba has been appointed the Regional Vice President (RVP) of CIMA Africa to lead its operations and advance the accounting profession on the continent. This announcement was made by The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (the Association), the unified voice of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA). 29 May 2019 Read more

Automation - Opportunity or extinction for finance professionals?According to McKinsey Research, while few occupations are fully automatable, 60% of all occupations have at least 30 percent technically automatable activities. 40% of transactional accounting work is expected to be automated by 2020 and predicted to touch 230 million workers (9% of the global workforce). 28 May 2019 Read more

New Chair of CIMA Western Cape electedThe Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) announced that Adrian Smith ACMA, CGMA, has been elected as Chair of the Western Cape Branch. 14 May 2019 Read more

CIMA president, Steven Swientozielskyj, to attend 100-year birthday celebrations in AfricaThe world's largest management accounting professional body, The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), marks its centenary year with the Future of Finance initiative, to transform the role and function of finance. 12 Mar 2019 Read more

Finance professionals have to tech-up within the next three years or it's game over - new reportCIMA's updated Professional Qualification and CGMA Competency Framework addresses emerging digital skills gaps 13 Feb 2019 Read more

CIMA global startup accelerator programme for accounting profession seeks new round of applicantsThe Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (Association) and CPA.com are seeking candidates for their joint startup accelerator programme, designed to foster innovation in accounting and finance. 9 Oct 2018 Read more

New guide highlights the impact management accountants have on business sustainabilityManagement accountants play a critical role in helping to drive trust, opportunity, prosperity and ultimately creating a sustainable future for businesses and people. A new guide published by the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (the Association), the unified voice of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), provides guidance to help management accountants and their organisations achieve the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 24 Aug 2018 Read more

Announcement of the Association's new Africa Regional BoardFollowing a call for nominations and elections for the first Africa Regional Board under the Association, Badibanga Promesse, Regional Vice-President, is pleased to announce that the following people have accepted their election and appointment to the new Africa Regional Board. 21 Jul 2017 Read more

South African executives asked for input into new business models researchThe Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (the Association) is inviting business leaders, finance executives and academics across the region to share their thoughts and give feedback as part of its project to clarify the concept of business models. 20 Jul 2017 Read more