Certified Professional Accountant Manager (CPAM)

Certification Overview

Certified Professional Accountant Manager (CPAM)

Exam Code: CPAM-001

Add a new professional designation to your title, keep up on current trends, and challenge yourself to be the best in your field. An accountant prepares, analyzes, and maintains financial records. Accountants typically work for a company, managing that company's finances. They might perform a variety of tasks, including managing a company's payroll, taxes, and various other payments.

The demand for accountants is rising in all types of organizations and industries. Add a new professional designation to your title, keep up on current trends, and challenge yourself to be the best in your field.  Open a new door in your accounting career and acquire knowledge and skills you can use in companies large and small, government offices or the nonprofit sector. The demand for accountants is rising in all types of organizations and industries. 

Positions are available in a variety of industries, and can be found in firms, corporations, government, or nonprofit organizations. They might include Accountant, Auditor, Budget Analyst and Financial Manager

Exam Information

The Exam contains 50 Multiple Choice Questions and you must correctly answer 35 (35 out of 50 correct) to pass the exam.

Exams are online and proctored based, using a webcam and a reliable internet connection exams can be taken anywhere and anytime.

The total duration of the exam is 1 hour (60 Minutes).

No external sources of information may be accessed during the exam held via ProctorU. Further details of the materials permitted are provided:

  • Identification Proof

If a Candidate does not pass the exam in the first (1st) attempt, the candidate must wait for a period of at least seven (7) calendar days from the date of their attempt to retake the exam for second (2nd) time or any subsequent time. The exam can be taken any number of times.

The Certified Professional Accountant Manager (CPAM)™ Certificate is valid for life

CPAM™ is a Trademark of GAQM.


The Certified Professional Accountant Manager (CPAM)™ Certification has no pre-requisites (Completion of an E-Course is not mandatory from GAQMBok portal), but we highly recommend doing the E-Course as maximum number of questions are drawn from the E-Course in the actual exam.

Course Outline

Module 1 - Accounting - Merchandising Transactions

  • Merchandising Transactions
  • Gross Selling Price
  • Returns and Allowances
  • Cost of Goods Sold
  • Classified Income Statement

Module 2 - Measuring and Reporting Inventory

  • Merchandise Inventory
  • Determining Inventory Costs
  • Four Inventory Costing Methods
  • Pro’s and Con’s of the Four Costing Methods
  • Journal Entries for the Peretual Inventory Procedure
  • Departures from Cost Basis for Inventory Measurement

Module 3 - Accounting - Control and Monitoring of Cash Assessment

  • Control of Cash
  • Internal Contols
  • Controling Cash
  • The Bank Checking Account
  • Bank Reconcilliation
  • Petty Cash Fund

Module 4 - Accounting - Receivables and Payables

  • Accounts Receivable
  • Uncollectable Accounts
  • Write-offs and Recoveries
  • Current Liabilities
  • Notes Receivable and Note Payable
  • Short Term Financing through Notes Payable

Module 5 - Adjustments for Financial Reporting

  • Cash versus Accrual Basis Accounting
  • Classes and Types of Adjusting Entries
  • Adjustments for Deferred Items - Expenses
  • Adjustments for Deferred Items - Depreciation
  • Adjustments for Accrued Items

Module 6 - Accounting and Its Use in Business Decisions

  • The Accounting Environment
  • Accounting Defined
  • Overview of Accounting
  • Financial Statements of Business Organizations
  • The Financial Accounting Process
  • How Transactions Affect Income Statements and Balance Sheets
  • Dividends and Equity Ratios
  • Corporate versus Sole Proprietorship or Partnership Accounting

Module 7 - Recording Business Transactions in Accounting

  • The Account and Rules of Debit and Credit
  • Recording the Transactions
  • The Accounting Cycle
  • The Accounting Process in Operation
  • Analyzing and Using the Financial Results
  • The Use of Ledger Accounts

Module 8 - Completing the Accounting Cycle

  • The Work Sheet
  • Preparation of Financial Statements from the Work Sheet
  • Accounting Systems: From Manual to Computerized
  • The Closing Process
  • A Classified Balance Sheet
  • Analysis-Current Ratio

Module 9 - Accounting Theory

  • Traditional Accounting Theory
  • Major Principles
  • Modifying Conventions
  • Objectives of Financial Statements
  • Basic Elements of Financial Statements

Module 10 - Financial Topics

  • Foundation 1
  • Foundation 2
  • Checking Accounts
  • Short Term Savings
  • Credit
  • Summary
  • Foundation 3
  • Money Management
  • Matching Product
  • Comparision with Cash Management
  • Emergency Fund
  • Managing Debt
  • Insurance and Protection
  • Employee Wages
  • Employee Benefits
  • Stock and Commodities Markets
  • Inflation
  • Homeowners Insurance
  • Taxation
  • Shares and Bonds

Target Audience

  • Individuals working in the financial services industry
  • Auditor
  • Budget Analyst
  • Financial Assistant
  • Financial Manager
  • Professional Accountant

Registration Process for E-Course and Exam


  • Validity: 240 Days
  • Price: 170 USD
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