Denise Howell, President, Howell, CPA, PA has been awarded the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation from the American Institute of CPAs and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. The CGMA designation recognizes professionals who have deep understanding of finance and have expanded their business skills through experience as management accountants to help drive better business decisions.
“I am honored to receive the CGMA designation, and I am delighted that the accounting profession recognizes the value that management accountants bring to organizations,” Howell said. “This designation represents a commitment to advanced education, ethics and professional development that are critical to career success.”
Howell has over 16 years experience working her way from tax preparer at Saltmarsh, Cleveland, & Gund to Sr. Manager Corporate Taxes at Fuelman to President of Howell CPA, PA. While at Fuelman, Howell worked on numerous projects assisting the executive team with customer product offerings. In her current position, she assists businesses to maximize profitability, implement financial procedures, tax risk management and planning, and project consulting.
AICPA and CIMA, two of the world’s most prestigious accounting bodies, established the Chartered Global Management Accountant designation in January 2012 to elevate the profession of management accounting. The designation recognizes the most talented and committed management accountants with the discipline and skill to drive sustainable business success.
To qualify for the CGMA in the U.S., finance professionals must have trained as a CPA, passing the Uniform CPA Examination and meeting educational requirements in their states.