CIMA Careers and Salary Advice

Studying for CIMA is no easy task.

There are countless amount of exams and each level of the CIMA qualification gets progressively harder. Throw working full-time and juggling family responsibilities into the mix makes passing your CIMA exams even harder.

However, we mustn’t lose site of what lays ahead when finally becoming a CGMA member. It will open doors in your career that previously were not there.

Here is a taste of the different roles and opportunities that can present themselves after (and perhaps even during) your CIMA qualification.

  • Financial Accountant
  • Finance Manager
  • Finance Director
  • Financial Business Partner
  • Business Analyst
  • Finance Controller
  • Tax Manager
  • CFO (Chief Financial Officer)
  • Risk Manager
  • Credit Manager

You get the picture. The roles and positions are really out there and becoming CIMA qualified will help you achieve your ambitions.

Jobs – CIMA Case Study

No, this isn’t about the CIMA case study exams but a look at CIMA members and they career opportunities they have been given by qualifying.

Paul McNiven – Financial Controller, Ford

Manohari Abeyesekera – Strategic Business Development

Purusottam Sen – Professor of Finance and Control

Emma Blake – Consultancy and Venture Capitalism

All of the above insights and case studies and stories are taken from the official CIMA website and should act as an inspiration for aspiring CIMA members.

CIMA Students and Job Hunting

This video below is a great five minute clip on how to network your way to a great job. It’s specially aimed at students and gives five useful pointers on how to get the job you want.

CIMA Jobs and Salary Expectations

You can read this article I published earlier this year on jobs that are available for CIMA members and the salary expectations to go along side. I’ve also found another useful video below that was released by CIMA on the salary survey.

The CIMA “My Jobs” website is a great place for job hunters to find their ideal role as well as checking out the market to see what’s available and what salary you can expect.

You can find the CIMA My Jobs website here.

Good Luck and keep going!

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