FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Emil Estafanous Awarded CGMA Designation
Norwalk CA July 18, 2014 – Emil Estafanous, CPA has been awarded the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation from the American Institute of CPAs and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. The CGMA designation recognizes professionals who have deep understanding of finance and have expanded their business skills through experience as management accountants to help drive better business decisions.
“I am honored to receive the CGMA designation, and I am delighted that the accounting profession recognizes the value that management accountants bring to organizations,” Estafanous said. “This designation represents a commitment to advanced education, ethics and professional development that are critical to career success.”
With more than 25 years of experience, Emil’s professional credentials include: Certified Public Accountant, Certified Fund Specialist, Prior Registered Investment Adviser, Advanced Certified QuickBooks Pro Adviser, Forensic Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Global Management Accountant. He has also been a member of the American Institute of CPA, the California Society of CPAs and the Forensic CPA Society.
AICPA and CIMA, two of the world’s most prestigious accounting bodies, established the Chartered Global Management Accountant designation in January 2012 to elevate the profession of management accounting. The designation recognizes the most talented and committed management accountants with the discipline and skill to drive sustainable business success.
To qualify for the CGMA in the U.S., finance professionals must have trained as a CPA, passing the Uniform CPA Examination and meeting educational requirements in their states.