ACCA FMA Management Accounting

The ACCA FMA exam propels your journey within the FIA forward, building on the knowledge acquired from previous courses. It delves deep into the fundamental principles of management accounting, emphasizing the importance of cost management, budgeting, and decision-making processes in shaping financial strategies and enhancing business performance. This exam is designed to arm you with critical skills and insights required to proficiently manage financial resources and support the financial planning needs of modern businesses. Our online course provides you with the resources needed for exam mastery, featuring accessible-on-demand lessons, bespoke notes and slides, and automatically graded practice questions.

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Frequently asked questions

What does the FMA exam look like?

The FMA exam is split into 2 sections, section A contains 35 objective test questions worth 2 marks each and section B contains 3 MTQs (multi task question) worth ten marks each.

You can book an exam with an ACCA center directly. Click here to find a ACCA exam center.

What previous qualifications are required to start the ACCA FIA qualification?

Entry to the ACCA FIA qualification does not require any prior qualifications. After passing all 7 exams, you become eligible for entry into the ACCA qualification.

What is the ACCA FIA qualification?

The ACCA FIA (Foundation in Accountancy) qualification is designed as an entry-level accounting certification, offering foundational knowledge and skills in finance and accounting.

It comprises seven exams that cover key aspects of financial and management accounting.

Upon completion, it provides a pathway to the ACCA professional qualification & the ACCA CAT qualification.

Click here to find out more about the ACCA FIA qualification.

What is the ACCA CAT qualification?

The ACCA CAT (Certified Accounting Technician) qualification is a practical, entry-level accounting certification designed to provide individuals with a solid foundation in finance and accounting practices.

It focuses on equipping students with the skills and knowledge needed for various accounting roles within businesses or accounting firms.

The CAT qualification can serve as a standalone credential for pursuing a career in accounting or as a stepping stone towards achieving the full ACCA qualification, offering a flexible pathway for professional development in the field of accountancy.

Click here to find out more about the ACCA CAT qualification.

What is the ACCA Profesional Qualification?

The ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) qualification is a leading global accountancy credential that equips individuals with comprehensive financial management skills, strategic thinking, and professional ethics to excel in careers across accounting, finance, and business.

It involves passing a series of exams, gaining relevant work experience, and fulfilling professional ethics requirements, thereby preparing candidates for senior roles in accountancy, management, and consultancy.

Click here to find out more about the ACCA qualification.

In what order should I take the ACCA CAT exams?

Students are advised to start with the FA1 & MA1 exams, proceed to the FA2 & MA2 exams, then the FBT, FMA, & FFA exams, and conclude with a choice of 2 from FTX, FAU & FFM.

I have enrolled onto an IPALearning course, what else do I need to do?

To sit for your exams and achieve the qualification, you must register as an ACCA student with the ACCA.

Click here to register as an ACCA student.

You also need to complete 12 months practical experience and complete an online ethics and professional skills module.