AICPA, CIMA stakes claim to a global management accounting certification

One of the big reasons for merging Canada’s accounting professions is the global competition nipping at their (our?) heels. One such challenger, as highlighted in the current CA Magazine, is the Chartered Global Management Accountant certification, a product of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). Cue […]

Thoughts on the proposed accounting profession merger

The country’s professional accounting bodies regulating the use of Chartered Accountant, Certified Management Accountant and Certified General Accountant designations are currently deep into merger talks, as you might have heard. This affects me, of course, but I have a very pliable opinion on the merits of this path. Ultimately I’ve earned the CA designation by […]