CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) is a leading awarding body in the world for Management Accountants. Established in 1919, they were awarded the Royal Charter in 1986 and became a globally recognised qualification in accounting. The awarding body is recognised in over 179 countries with over 227,000 members. CIMA courses provide professionals with an opportunity to gain expertise in management accounting and embark on a career in this field. Qualified professionals are known to earn a high income. Learners can also progress to have a career in business and finance, bookkeeping and payroll. CIMA qualified learners will gain management accounting knowledge of the highest level and be able to demonstrate relevant skills to match top job roles in the finance industry.