You’re a CPA, so it’s a given that you take your organization’s success seriously. You deliver financial results and provide strategic advice to your employer, combining quantitative and qualitative data to guide more informed decision making and drive long-term business outcomes. And, as a CPA who is also a management accountant, you have unique skills to succeed in today’s fast-paced business world.
If your employer sponsors your professional development and memberships, it may be up to you to help him or her see the value of your CGMA designation. In order to help you receive employer support for the CGMA designation going forward, here are some pointers to help you discuss the CGMA with your employer:
Employers now more than ever need experienced professionals like you to help them understand that the CGMA designation is valuable to the organization and to your career trajectory. By highlighting the value the CGMA designation brings to you and your employer and reminding them of the connections you have with the AICPA, you are helping to drive success at your organization. The designation is worth your employer’s support.
Have you spoken to your employer about the designation? We are interested in hearing your stories. Please share your experience in the comments section below.