Certified Management Accountant Program - Australia
" happens to be Britain's favourite destination. Most British professionals and students undertake at least one trip to this beautiful nation. In return, Australia invites skilled immigrants to gain economic momentum from the expertise of knowledge workers, especially accounting professionals.
What better way to arrive as a skilled migrant in Australia that to have a potent professional certification for the local job market.
The Certified Management Accountant program from the Institute of Certified Management Accountants of Australia (ICMA) is exactly designed to help you upgrade your professional skills. Popularly coming to be known as 'The CFO Program' amongst the senior professional accounting fraternity worldwide, it allows you to choose either the classroom path or the distance learning option to get certified. To be eligible, you need to have at least 5 years of post qualification experience in the accounting profession.
ICMA was incorporated in 1996 under the patronage of Mr. William Dix (former Chairman of Ford and Qantas) and Professor John Miller (former Director of Consumer Affairs, Chairman of Pannell, Kerr, Foster and holder of numerous senior academic positions). Its main objectives are to provide a professional organization for management accountants, and to encourage, disseminate and promote the specialization in organizations in Australasia. Similar specialist bodies have been operating in most English-speaking developed countries, e.g. USA, UK and Canada. Amongst them ICMA Australia is the youngest.