Modern is a Chartered Accountant and a Registered Public Auditor. He obtained his Bachelor of Honours Degree in Accounting at the National University of Science & Technology (NUST) in 2008. He completed his articles of Clerkship with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Zimbabwe (ICAZ) through Ernst & Young.
Throughout the years, he achieved many academic milestones which among them include attaining the Zimbabwe Certificate Theory of Accounting (ZCTA), an executive certificate in Monitoring & Evaluation, to mention but a few.
In 2014, Modern Mutumwa founded MJV Chartered Accountants, also known as Kreston Zimbabwe, with 2 other partners.He is also a Director in a couple of companies, a registered estate administrator with the Council of Estate Administrators of Zimbabwe and a Trustee in the Mberengwa Community Share Ownership Trust.