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About AICPA & CIMA

The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (the Association) is the most influential body of professional accountants, combining the strengths of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) to power opportunity, trust and prosperity for people, businesses and economies worldwide. AICPA & CIMA represents 689,000 members, students and engaged professionals in public and management accounting and advocates for the public interest and business sustainability on current and emerging issues.

In 2012, AICPA & CIMA established the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation to provide members with a new level of resources and recognition.

And Contacts:

Association of International Certified Professional Accountants Contact Information:

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
The Helicon
One South Place
London
EC2M 2RB
United Kingdom

About AICPA

The American Institute of CPAs is the world’s largest member association representing the accounting profession, with 421,000 members in 130 countries. The AICPA provides educational guidance materials; develops and grades the Uniform CPA Examination; and monitors and enforces compliance within the profession. There are currently 669,000+ actively licensed CPAs around the globe.

About CIMA

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants® (CIMA), founded in 1919, is the world’s leading and largest professional body of management accountants. CIMA helps individuals and businesses to succeed by harnessing the full power of management accounting.

Mission & History

Formed in 2017 by members of the American Institute of CPAs and The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, AICPA & CIMA builds on a century-long heritage of excellence. Today, we serve 689,000 members, students and engaged professionals in 196 countries and territories.

Our mission is to drive a dynamic accounting profession ready to meet the demands of a constantly changing, disruptive world. We accomplish this by providing the tools, resources and intelligence accounting and finance professionals need to clarify complexity, anticipate risk and create opportunity.

With broad reach, rigor and resources, the Association advances the reputation, employability and quality of CPAs, CGMA designation holders and accounting and finance professionals globally.

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