March 27, 2014, Bangalore: The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) today, has announced that it has been awarded EXL, [NASDAQ: EXLS] a leading business process solutions company, with its training Quality Partner accreditation. The CIMA Training Quality Partner accreditation recognises employers who support CIMA students working towards the CIMA professional qualification and professional membership. This accreditation will provide EXL employees with an opportunity to pursue one of the most respected and relevant finance qualification recognised globally.
The Quality Training Partner accreditation will enable EXL to attract, develop and retain the best finance talent available in India and around the world. This partnership will further strengthen EXL's ability to provide world-class training for all EXL employees for various courses offered by CIMA.
Debasish Biswas, Country Head, CIMA India, said, "CIMA is an international professional qualification that enables students to entera career path that is recognized globally. CIMA helps students develop their technical and professional competencies. EXL is committed to develop the right finance and business skills among its employees and this partnership will help EXL gain consistent finance capabilities across their global locations. We are looking forward to a successful partnership."
EXL's finance and accounting business unit provides end-to-end F & A operations management, complex functions such as tax compliance, monthly close, valuation, and working capital optimization, as well as governance, risk and compliance support.
Commenting on being awarded the accreditation by CIMA, Ravi Pallavoor, Vice President & Head of Finance &Accounting Services, India and Centre Head, Bangalore, said, "At EXL, we endeavor to empower our employees by developing capabilities and creating opportunities for international professional certification. Weinvest heavily in building professional competencies of our employees because we believe it is critical to delivering business impact to clients."
The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), founded in 1919, is the world's leading and largest professional body of management accountants, with over 218,000 members and students operating in 177 countries, working at the heart of business. CIMA members and students work in industry, commerce, the public sector and not-for-profit organizations. CIMA works closely with employers and sponsors leading-edge research, constantly updating its qualification, professional experience requirements and continuing professional development to ensure it remains the employers' choice when recruiting financially-trained business leaders.
EXL (NASDAQ: EXLS) is a leading business process solutions company that looks deeper to drive business impact through integrated services and industry knowledge. EXL provides operations management, decision analytics and technology platforms to organizations in insurance, healthcare, banking and financial services, utilities, travel, and transportation and logistics, among others. We work as a strategic partner to help our clients streamline business operations, improve corporate finance, manage compliance, create new channels for growth and better adapt to change. Headquartered in New York and in business since 1999, EXL has more than 22,000 professionals in locations throughout the U.S.A, Europe and Asia.