Foxford woman Paula Roberts from Toomore has been admitted to the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA ) as a fellow (FCMA ). In doing so she has become the only newly qualified member, out of a total of 226 new members, to be admitted as a fellow. Generally new members of CIMA are admitted as associate of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (ACMAs ). Being admitted as an FCMA is an exceptional achievement that recognises the individual’s outstanding strategic management experience.
CIMA in Ireland has 4,000 members of whom 557 are FCMAs. Ms Roberts is finance manager with Ireland West Airport Knock where she is also a member of the senior management team. Having completed her CIMA qualifications, she is studying for a masters of business.