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CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting

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A management accountant requires a range of skills, knowledge and an awareness of the business and its goals. Accounting professionals must be capable of analysis, confident in making and presenting financial reports, and committed to the upkeep of ethical and regulatory standards.

This CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting course will help management accountants develop insight, expertise, and the ability to analyse and make strategic decisions about an organisation’s finances. You will gain a foundation of knowledge and get insight into the fundamentals of your chosen career.

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At a glance

Relevant to

Those looking to advance their accounting career

Entry requirements

None (a good understanding of Maths and English is highly advised)

Professional Qualification

Type

Professional Qualification

Standard

CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting

Level 4

Level

Level 4

Format/Modality

Virtual delivery

Duration

12 – 24 months

England

Geography

Nationwide

Cost

£475 per paper

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Programme outcomes

For employers

Upon completing the CIMA Certificate, your employees will be eligible to become a member of CIMA, a great asset to any business. Businesses will be able to have fiscal management strategies, forecasting and reports developed internally by a qualified professional with insight into the business.

For learners

This course gives you the opportunity to move on to further studies such as the CIMA Professional Qualification, which is the pathway to becoming a chartered management accountant. Your key learning outcomes include gaining the ability to prepare financial statements, use control techniques, work within the regulatory framework, and understand the effects of corporate governance, legal frameworks, and the importance of ethics within business.

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Learning journey overview

Your professional qualification with Babington will include:

  • BA1: Fundamentals of Business Economics
  • BA2: Fundamentals of Management Accounting
  • BA3: Fundamentals of Financial Accounting
  • BA4: Fundamentals of Ethics, Corporate Governance and Business Law

  • A computer-based exam taken per unit at a local assessment centre

Programme highlights

  • Online and in-person learner engagement
  • Computer-based exams
  • Get support via telephone, email or online
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What our expert Trainers have to say

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I have a passion for helping and supporting anyone looking to learn new accounting skills. It is a privilege and pleasure to see a learner successfully achieve their qualification and progress in their career. In my 20 plus years in the education and training sector, I have had the privilege to help build individual learner’s confidence and self-belief, enabling them to aspire to make significant, positive life-style career changes and improve their quality of life. I love my job!

Teresa Haley

Accountancy Tutor

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There is no better satisfaction from a job than seeing how your support and influence has allowed someone to succeed. Developing individuals to reach potentials they never thought possible is truly inspiring!

Kelly Goddard

Accountancy Performance Manager

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Trust your professional development to the experts. We're proud to help upskill thousands of accountancy professionals every year and support businesses in building the talent pipelines of tomorrow.

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Babington received a Customer Satisfaction rate of 83% for academic year 2020/21

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Satisfied

76% of AAT members are satisfied in with their current job

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Potential

80% of members who have completed an AAT Accounting qualification agree it has increased their earning potential

Supercharge your accountancy career

  • Dedicated tutor throughout
  • Develop professional excellence and personal confidence and capability
  • On-demand digital content
  • Flexible online start
  • Access to some of the UK's leading accountancy specialists
  • Purpose built learning platform
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