OPI announces training programme for finance, accounting professionalsJanuary 4th, 2008 - 2:38 pm ICT by admin
Los Angeles, Jan 4 (ANI/Business Wire India): Outsource Partners International (OPI), a leading provider of finance, accounting and tax outsourcing services, announced the launch of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants’ (CIMA) finance and accounting professional qualification programme.
The programme will offer OPI employee candidates throughout India the opportunity to complete the globally-recognized finance and accounting CIMA curriculum - from the certificate in business accounting through to the Test of Professional Competency in Management Accounting (TOPCIMA), including membership with CIMA.
CIMA is a major global accounting institute, which with its professional qualification programme facilitates the development of finance staff to a consistent standard across the world.
CIMA’s programme offers three levels of qualification which combine formal educational programmes, standardised proficiency tests, and real-world relevant experience.
Through the CIMA programme, professionals receive a globally recognized “quality stamp” attesting to their level of capability and experience.
Commenting on the launch of the CIMA programme at OPI, OPI President, Kishore Mirchandani said, “OPI prides itself on offering our people an opportunity to pursue a career in accounting that is unmatched by any other. The offering of CIMA training at OPI is yet another step that we have taken to both ensure that our professionals are regularly given new growth and learning opportunities, and to ensure that our client needs are met with the requisite skill set, knowledge and experience level to provide the highest levels of service. The investment in this programme will truly deliver a win-win for both our employees and clients.”
Rick Sturge, Director of Employer and Strategic Development at CIMA, said, “CIMA is delighted to partner with OPI for learning and development solutions. The choice of CIMA demonstrates OPI’s commitment to developing the business financial skills of its employees that in turn enhance the provision of value creating services to its clients across the world.
CIMA is a truly global qualification and we look forward to further supporting OPI in their other operating markets, Rick added. (ANI)
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