163 episodes

Welcome to The CMA Show! In every episode we go inside the minds of the most successful Management Accountants i.e. CFOs, Corporate Controllers, VPs of Finance so you can learn how to move up the ranks just like they did.

You'll learn the aha moments that led them to where they are today, lessons learned along their career trajectory, and how you can replicate their success.

The show is sponsored by CMA Exam Academy, the instructor-led prep course helping professionals around the world pass the exam and earn their Certified Management Accountant designation.

The CMA Show Nathan Liao, CMA / Anchor

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Welcome to The CMA Show! In every episode we go inside the minds of the most successful Management Accountants i.e. CFOs, Corporate Controllers, VPs of Finance so you can learn how to move up the ranks just like they did.

You'll learn the aha moments that led them to where they are today, lessons learned along their career trajectory, and how you can replicate their success.

The show is sponsored by CMA Exam Academy, the instructor-led prep course helping professionals around the world pass the exam and earn their Certified Management Accountant designation.

    EP 163: AI & Accounting: Future-Proof Your Career

    EP 163: AI & Accounting: Future-Proof Your Career

    In this episode, I'll walk you through 6 essential steps to adapt and thrive in this AI-driven landscape. We'll talk about embracing technology, enhancing data literacy, gaining tool proficiency, committing to continuous learning, obtaining professional certifications, and honing communication skills. I'll share personal experiences and tips, including my journey with ChatGPT and my pursuit of additional technology certifications, even as a seasoned CMA. Join me in this journey of adaptation and growth in the accounting profession.
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    👉 Get your free copy of my CMA exam secrets cheat sheet here:
    https://cmaexamacademy.com/secret/
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    CMA EXAM COACHING:
    Want to pass your CMA exam on your first attempt? CMA Exam Academy is accepting new students who are seriously ready to become CMAs. Nathan Liao (aka the CMA Coach) has coached over 37,000 CMA candidates who came knocking at his door seeking guidance. And just like them, Nathan is here to show you how you can also pass the CMA exam on your first attempt without wasting money or time. For details, click here:
    https://bit.ly/2IOYRvL
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    • 8 min
    EP 162: Financial vs Managerial Accounting: Top Differences

    EP 162: Financial vs Managerial Accounting: Top Differences

    In this episode, I'm taking you through a journey to uncover the core differences between Financial Accounting and Managerial Accounting. With interesting analogies and easy-to-understand examples, I'm excited to share how these two fields contrast and complement each other in the business environment.
    We'll delve into their unique purposes, from Financial Accounting acting like a history book of past business events, to Managerial Accounting serving as a navigational tool for future business strategies.
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    RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
    👉 Get your free copy of my CMA exam secrets cheat sheet here:
    https://cmaexamacademy.com/secret/
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    CMA EXAM COACHING:
    Want to pass your CMA exam on your first attempt? CMA Exam Academy is accepting new students who are seriously ready to become CMAs. Nathan Liao (aka the CMA Coach) has coached over 37,000 CMA candidates who came knocking at his door seeking guidance. And just like them, Nathan is here to show you how you can also pass the CMA exam on your first attempt without wasting money or time. For details, click here:
    https://bit.ly/2IOYRvL
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    SAY HI ON SOCIAL:
    Connect with me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cma_coach/
    Watch exam videos on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/cmacoach
    Follow my page on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CMACoach
    Connect with me on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nathanliao/
    If tweeting is your thing, follow me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CMA_Coach/
    Do you enjoy short-form videos? TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@cmacoach
    For an audio-only experience, join my club on Clubhouse: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/cma-coach
    #cmacoach #cmaexam #cmaexamacademy #earncma

    • 8 min
    EP 161: CMA EXAM MISTAKES 50% of Accountants make & how to fix them

    EP 161: CMA EXAM MISTAKES 50% of Accountants make & how to fix them

    In today's episode, I tackle the 10 common mistakes that cause 50% of accountants to fail the CMA exam every year. From over-relying on memorization to neglecting practice exams and essay questions, I’ll break down these pitfalls and offer practical advice on how to overcome them.
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    RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
    👉 Get your free copy of my CMA exam secrets cheat sheet here:
    https://cmaexamacademy.com/secret/
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    CMA EXAM COACHING:
    Want to pass your CMA exam on your first attempt? CMA Exam Academy is accepting new students who are seriously ready to become CMAs. Nathan Liao (aka the CMA Coach) has coached over 37,000 CMA candidates who came knocking at his door seeking guidance. And just like them, Nathan is here to show you how you can also pass the CMA exam on your first attempt without wasting money or time. For details, click here:
    https://bit.ly/2IOYRvL
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    SAY HI ON SOCIAL:
    Connect with me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cma_coach/
    Watch exam videos on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/cmacoach
    Follow my page on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CMACoach
    Connect with me on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nathanliao/
    If tweeting is your thing, follow me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CMA_Coach/
    Do you enjoy short-form videos? TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@cmacoach
    For an audio-only experience, join my club on Clubhouse: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/cma-coach
    #cmacoach #cmaexam #cmaexamacademy #earncma

    • 7 min
    EP 160: 2024 CMA Certification Requirements

    EP 160: 2024 CMA Certification Requirements

    Confused about the requirements for the CMA certification in 2024? In today's episode, I'll provide clarity by diving deep into the prerequisites for the CMA certification.
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    RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
    👉 Get your free copy of my CMA exam secrets cheat sheet here:
    https://cmaexamacademy.com/secret/
    ----------
    CMA EXAM COACHING:
    Want to pass your CMA exam on your first attempt? CMA Exam Academy is accepting new students who are seriously ready to become CMAs. Nathan Liao (aka the CMA Coach) has coached over 37,000 CMA candidates who came knocking at his door seeking guidance. And just like them, Nathan is here to show you how you can also pass the CMA exam on your first attempt without wasting money or time. For details, click here:
    https://bit.ly/2IOYRvL
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    SAY HI ON SOCIAL:
    Connect with me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cma_coach/
    Watch exam videos on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/cmacoach
    Follow my page on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CMACoach
    Connect with me on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nathanliao/
    If tweeting is your thing, follow me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CMA_Coach/
    Do you enjoy short-form videos? TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@cmacoach
    For an audio-only experience, join my club on Clubhouse: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/cma-coach
    #cmacoach #cmaexam #cmaexamacademy #earncma

    • 27 min
    EP 159: 7 Essential Profit & Loss KPIs

    EP 159: 7 Essential Profit & Loss KPIs

    Ever felt overwhelmed looking at the Profit & Loss statement? In this episode, I will guide you through decoding this pivotal financial report. You'll learn to read and analyze a P&L using 7 essential key performance indicators. By the end of this episode, you'll have a solid grasp on the P&L and be equipped with tools to analyze it like a pro.
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    RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
    👉 Get your free copy of my CMA exam secrets cheat sheet here:
    https://cmaexamacademy.com/secret/
    ----------
    CMA EXAM COACHING:
    Want to pass your CMA exam on your first attempt? CMA Exam Academy is accepting new students who are seriously ready to become CMAs. Nathan Liao (aka the CMA Coach) has coached over 37,000 CMA candidates who came knocking at his door seeking guidance. And just like them, Nathan is here to show you how you can also pass the CMA exam on your first attempt without wasting money or time. For details, click here:
    https://bit.ly/2IOYRvL
    ----------
    SAY HI ON SOCIAL:
    Connect with me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cma_coach/
    Watch exam videos on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/cmacoach
    Follow my page on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CMACoach
    Connect with me on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nathanliao/
    If tweeting is your thing, follow me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CMA_Coach/
    Do you enjoy short-form videos? TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@cmacoach
    For an audio-only experience, join my club on Clubhouse: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/cma-coach
    #cmacoach #cmaexam #cmaexamacademy #earncma

    • 7 min
    EP 158: Faster Month-end Close in 10 Steps

    EP 158: Faster Month-end Close in 10 Steps

    In this episode, you'll discover 10 strategies that will transform your chaotic month-end close into a smooth process, allowing you to reclaim your time and peace of mind.
    I'll show you how, in my company, we reduced our month-end close from a staggering 14 business days to just 5 by implementing these 10 strategies.

    • 5 min

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