CIPFA, the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy, is the professional body for people in public finance and are the only professional accountancy body to specialise in public services. Their portfolio of qualifications and training are the foundation for a career in public finance.
Our 14,000 members work throughout the public services, in national audit agencies, in major accountancy firms, and in other bodies where public money needs to be effectively and efficiently managed. There are many benefits to becoming a member which includes CIPFA rewards, discounted CIPFA training, access to their magazine and daily emails to keep you notified of industry news and support throughout your membership.
As the world’s only professional accountancy body to specialise in public services, CIPFA’s portfolio of qualifications are the foundation for a career in public finance. They include the benchmark professional qualification for public sector accountants as well as a postgraduate diploma for people already working in leadership positions. They are taught by our in-house CIPFA Education and Training Centre as well as other places of learning around the world.
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We also champion high performance in public services, translating our experience and insight into clear advice and practical services. They include information and guidance, courses and conferences, property and asset management solutions, consultancy and interim people for a range of public sector clients.
Globally, CIPFA shows the way in public finance by standing up for sound public financial management and good governance. We work with donors, partner governments, accountancy bodies and the public sector around the world to advance public finance and support better public services.