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Interview Coaching, CIMA

Written by: CV & Interview Advisors
Published on: Feb 14, 2024

Interview Preparation Services for CIMA Members and Students

Our partnership

The Association has partnered with CVIA Careers, a global provider of personal branding and career development services, to offer CIMA members high-quality interview coaching and practice interview services. The service is tailored to CIMA-qualified professionals (students and members) across the globe.

Overview of service

No one becomes good at anything without coaching and practice, and interviews are no different. This service provides an hour of advanced interview coaching, followed by a practice/mock interview. The mock interview involves 10 questions specifically designed around your target roles, which are asked through our innovative virtual practice interview platform or via a video conference call with one of our experienced interview coaches. Your interview is recorded, and your responses are analyzed, so we can provide detailed feedback on what you did well and where you can improve.

Key features:

  • 1-2-1 coaching session with experienced Interview Coach
  • Learn 5 advanced techniques that will significantly uplift job offer rates
  • Mock interview with 10 bespoke and tailored questions
  • Watch a recording of yourself answering questions
  • Detailed 1-2-1 feedback with experienced Interview Coach
  • 100% satisfaction promise and money-back guarantee
  • 5-star rated service used by thousands of AICPA and CIMA members

Discounted services for CIMA members  
Interview Training Workshop: £99.00 £94.05 + VAT  
Mock Interview with Detailed Feedback: £199.00 £189.05 + VAT

Our Team

We have a team of highly experienced personal branding specialists who are skilled career coaches and copywriters with a deep knowledge of the accounting and finance professions. We have team members who have operated at the C-level, some who have authored/published books, and people educated to the Ph.D. level. Alongside this, we have an unwavering commitment to world-class customer service and a down-to-earth and human approach to look after you when you need us most. 

Check out one of the team below:

    Your ImageIn his professional journey,  Pete  embarked on a diverse and exciting career path. He began by managing a large automatic telephone exchange, serving thousands of customers, which provided him with a steep learning curve and a solid foundation. This experience led him to transition into the role of a lecturer specializing in digital systems, where he imparted knowledge in areas such as System X and satellite technologies as an Electronics Engineer..

Subsequently, Pete made a significant move to BT Laboratories at Martlesham Heath, a renowned institution in the field of telecommunications. Here, he played a pivotal role in pioneering high-tech projects like EuroPACE, showcasing his prowess in cutting-edge technology development.

Following his time at BT Laboratories, Pete transitioned into the role of one of four BT Recruitment Managers, responsible for a vast territory. This shift enabled him to view business challenges from two distinct perspectives, combining his engineering background with the intricacies of human resources. As an Engineer in HR, he gained the unique opportunity to become a qualified interviewer, adept at conducting assessments for individuals at various managerial levels. In this capacity, Pete successfully recruited numerous individuals, both from the United Kingdom and overseas, for a wide array of positions, including those demanding specialized skills.  

His extensive knowledge spanning recruitment, human resources, business, and technical disciplines uniquely positions Pete to offer substantial value as a Personal Branding Specialist and Interview Coach.


"I wanted to take a moment to express my sincere gratitude for the interview coaching session conducted by Peter. It was an incredibly valuable experience, and I am thankful for the opportunity to learn from his expertise.

Below are the salient points which I felt went well.

  1. His professionalism and ability to create a comfortable and supportive environment throughout the session.
  2. Friendly demeanor and genuine interest in helping me succeed instantly put me at ease, allowing me to focus on improving my interview skills.
  3. The structure of the presentation was well thought out and organized.
  4. Discussing common interview questions to providing insightful strategies, every aspect of the session was targeted towards enhancing my performance.

I now feel more confident and better prepared to tackle future interviews. Overall, I am extremely satisfied with the interview coaching session."

For more information, please check out CVIA Career's dedicated webpage.