A CIMA qualification enables you to apply for positions all over the world. In addition, you are not limited as to which industry you can choose to work in, as Chartered Management Accountants have skills that are required across all industries. You also have the option of working in either the private sector, the public sector or the non-profit sector.


There are a wide variety of jobs available to people who have CIMA qualifications. The types of positions that you are likely to apply for include the following:


      • Management Accountant

      • Cost Accountant

      • Financial Controller

      • Business Management Consultant

      • Financial Manager

      • Business Analyst

      • Internal Auditor

      • Credit Controller

      • Financial Director

      • Internal Auditor

      • Accounts Assistant

      • Chief Financial Officer

      • Business Planner

      • Lecturer at tertiary level


These types of jobs usually have good earning potential. How much you can earn will depend on factors such as where you work and how much experience you have.


You can search for vacancies requiring CIMA qualifications by doing the following:


    • Visit and view the list of vacancies per country or region

    • Search on the internet

    • Sign up with a suitable recruitment agency

    • Approach prospective employers directly, or visit their websites to see whether they are advertising any appropriate positions


As a CIMA member, you will be required to abide by CIMA’s ethical code and to maintain high professional standards, no matter what type of job you do.


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