Becoming a Certified Aboriginal Financial Manager (CAFM)

The Certified Aboriginal Financial Manager (CAFM) designation is the preferred credential for Indigenous financial management positions in Canada. As a CAFM, you have a wide range of career opportunities and challenges available. The CAFM designation identifies you as a highly qualified financial management professional in tune with today's challenges. Indigenous organizations want and need financial managers with clearly defined and well-developed competencies. They want and need CAFMs.

A CAFM designation demonstrates that you are up-to-date on the latest Indigenous financial management practices, that you follow professional standards of conduct and that you are a leader in your community.

A CAFM designation:

  • Ensures you are up-to-date on the latest Indigenous financial management practices
  • Demonstrates your commitment to lifelong learning
  • Is a mark of professionalism
  • Is one of the preferred credentials for Indigenous financial management positions
  • Provides a competitive edge
CAFMs who have obtained their designation by successfully completing the certification standards of the CAFM program, including the CAFM Professional Examination (Special Arrangements are excluded) are eligible for block transfer into level 4 of the Certified General Accountants (CGA) Program of Professional Studies.

This portion of our website provides you with all the information you need to know about the Certified Aboriginal Financial Manager.

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