Thinking Finance

Putting Trust Into Finance

Measure Finance Effectiveness

Give confidence to directors that the information being produced is sound, relevant and useful to the business. Understand the strengths and weaknesses of your finance functions in fourteen core practice areas as defined by Global Management Accounting Principles (GMAPs).

Based on the

Global Management Accounting Principles
In association with

CIMA and CGMA
Ratified by

British Standards Institute as PAS1919

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  • Features

    AICPA-CIMA is the largest professional membership body in the world – and the leading institution specialising in management accountancy and putting the finance function at the heart of governance, management-decision making and value creation.

    Through rigorous research across thousands of companies, GMAPs have been developed as a set of statements that outline the fundamental values, qualities, norms and features that are desirable for management accounting and that should define its practices and processes.

    Registered by British Standards Institute as a public standard under PAS1919, GMAPs are acknowledged best practice statements used by organisations to prepare and present information for decision making.

  • Coverage

    The 14 practice areas

    The diagnostic tool for how well your Finance works, measured against good practice standards and your peers.



  • Packages and Pricing

Helping you get it right

For us, good governance is about good performance.

Yes, compliance matters.  But our work is about helping you make sure your organisation…is led effectively by a board that adds value…is kept under control through risk management and assurance frameworks that meet your needs…and is “doing the right thing”.

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