EADA participants will have the opportunity to certify as controllers

14 June 2019

ControllerEADA has recently entered into an agreement with the Global Chartered Controller Institute (GCCI) which is the awarding body for the leading certificate in management control “CCA Certificate” (Chartered Controller Analyst Certificate). Participants of the Management Control and Reporting programme and the Postgraduate programme in Finance will have the opportunity to improve their employability once they finish their training at EADA. They will be able to pursue this certification and develop their careers as management controllers, which is one of the most in- demand professions of today. Participants will have the option of taking the three exams required to obtain the CCA Certificate and GCCI will provide the participants exclusive access to the necessary content, which will be separate from the subjects studied in class.

This certificate was created with the aim of establishing a set of standards in Management Control including analysis, management and planning, techniques and strategies to give the role of controller a greater dimension, homogeneity and transparency in the market. GCCI has now trained over 2,500 management control professionals.

The profile of a management controller 

The profile of a controller is increasingly sought after by companies who are looking for professionals with good analytical skills and who are results oriented. Companies also require controllers to have a strategic vision and be able to demonstrate adaptability as firms operate increasingly in changing environments. Overall, however, controllers must act as a strategic partner for all areas of the organisation.

With the CCA Certificate, EADA participants will be ready to take on the duties of a controller:

- Design and monitor the accounting system, analytical and consolidation breakdowns.
- Design, monitor and optimise internal procedures.
- Reporting system of subsidiaries / business units / managerial delegations.
- Identify, monitor and report on the critical financial and non-financial indicators on a balanced scorecard.
- Collaborate in organisational design, levels of decision-making and responsibility.
- Design and monitor the budget system in line with the financial visualisation of company strategy.
- Cost monitoring, profits and productivity.
- Analysis and risk management.