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Certified management accountant (CMA)

Certified management accountant (CMA) management accountant who meets specified educational and experience requirements and has passed an examination covering management accounting topics.


Certified Management Accountant (CMA) is designation for an accountant who passes a rigorous examination, has several years of accounting experience, and is licensed by the state; cannot conduct audits of corporate financial statements. May be a public or private accountant.

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