CMA – Certified Management Accountant

Certification

Certified Management Accountant

Acronym
CMA
Issuing Organization

Professional designations are conferred by provincial Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) bodies.

The Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA), Certified General Accountants Association of Canada (CGA), and The Society of Management Accountants of Canada (CMA) have established a new national organization, Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) as part of the unification of the Canadian accounting profession. As of July 2015, all provincial mergers are complete.

Certification Status

Currently offered and recognized by the issuing organization.

The Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA), Certified General Accountants Association of Canada (CGA), and The Society of Management Accountants of Canada (CMA) have established a new national organization, Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) as part of the unification of the Canadian accounting profession. As of July 2015, all provincial mergers are complete.

Prerequisites/ Experience

Issuing organizations are no longer accepting new applicants.

Educational Requirements

Education components of the CMA program are no longer offered. CMA students who did not complete the requirements to achieve the CMA designation, were required to transition to the CPA certification program to gain a Canadian CPA accounting designation.

Exam Type

Exams for the CMA program are no longer offered.

Continuing Education

Contact the appropriate provincial CPA body and/or CPA Canada.

Investor Complaint Process

Contact the appropriate provincial institute/ordre

Public Disciplinary Process

Contact the appropriate provincial institute/ordre

Check Professional's Status Online

Contact the appropriate provincial institute/ordre

MFDA and IIROC have consolidated

As of January 1, 2023 the MFDA and IIROC have come together as New Self-Regulatory Organization of Canada (New SRO).

New SRO has assumed the regulatory responsibilities of the MFDA and IIROC.

We have set up an interim website for updates and information related to the New SRO including:

  • Executive Management
  • Governance
  • New SRO Rules
  • Member Application
  • Investor Office and the Investor Advisory Panel
  • Information concerning mutual fund dealers registered in Québec
  • Complaints
  • Careers

Enforcement proceedings, membership lists, continuing education, investor education resources and any other information not set out above continue to reside on www.mfda.ca and www.iiroc.ca.