Leap forward to a global designation

With your vast experience in finance and business functions as a C-suite executive, we would like to help you stay at the cutting edge of your profession. The CFO Program will complement your experience and put you on a fast track to gaining the globally trusted and highly valued Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation.

CGMA is the most widely held management accounting designation in the world. It distinguishes more than 150,000 accounting and finance professionals who have advanced proficiency in finance, operations, strategy and management.

Under this fast track program, candidates will only take the Strategic Case Study exam of the CIMA qualification and completion of the exam will allow direct entry to CIMA membership and awarding of the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation.

Ahead of sitting the exam, candidates will attend preparatory classes with the PwC’s Academy (live online workshops).


Take only one exam

1. Candidate submits detailed CV to CIMA

2. CIMA admits the candidate into the program

3. Candidate attends comprehensive face-to-face preparatory course at PwC's Academy

4. Candidate takes the Strategic Case Study exam

5. Candidate files application for CIMA membership

6. AWARD - CGMA Designation & CIMA Membership*

*upon passing the Strategic Case Study exam and successful membership application


Application deadline for the next CIMA CFO edition.: 12 July 2024

Contact us for more information and full schedule of the programme. 



This program is open to:

  • CFOs, CEOs and senior management who have previously worked in finance
  • Candidates who hold membership of a recognised professional accounting body, a finance related degree or an MBA/Masters in Accounting
  • With at least 10 years experience in finance or business functions


Applicants must submit a detailed CV which includes:

  • Personal details
  • Academic qualifications
  • Detailed work experience

CIMA will review the CV and assess for both eligibility into the program and confirmation of practical experience.

The CIMA exam should be attempted within 12 months upon registration with CIMA.

Application deadline: 12 July 2024

This program is available for a one-off fee, which includes the following:

  • Registration fee as a CIMA student
  • Exemptions fees for 15 CIMA exams
  • Comprehensive live online preparatory course comprised of: pre-course work, individual pre- and post-course consultations with the tutor, 10-day live online revision and case study course, revision mock
  • Fee for CIMA Strategic Case Study exam
  • Membership application fee

For more information, please contact us.

Astrid Zakrzewska, FCCA, FCMA, CGMA

Astrid has over 25 years of experience in training in the field of finance and accounting. She was an expert at FS PwC and the CFO of a media corporation.

She specializes in trainings in the fields of management accounting, financial and strategic management, having conducted over 25,000 hours of trainings and workshops in Poland and abroad. Among others, she runs courses preparing for CIMA, ACCA and CIA exams. 

For more information

Please visit the dedicated CIMA webpage:




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Ginka Iskrova

Ginka Iskrova

Business Development Director, PwC Bulgaria

Yana Yaneva

Yana Yaneva

PwC's Academy Coordinator, PwC Bulgaria

Tel: +359 89 732 1284

Stefania  Stoimenova

Stefania Stoimenova

PwC's Academy Coordinator, PwC Bulgaria

Tel: +359 89 423 9115

Gabriela Pavlova

Gabriela Pavlova

PwC’s Academy Coordinator, PwC Bulgaria

Tel: +359 89 555 8320