The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) is the world’s only professional accountancy body to specialise in public services, and our portfolio of qualifications is the foundation for a career in public finance.
Our members work across public services in national audit agencies, major accountancy firms and other organisations around the world where public money needs to be effectively and efficiently managed.
Supporting global best practice
Globally, CIPFA leads the way in public finance. We support best practice in the management of public sector resources, and use our values and expertise to help public finance managers as they grapple with everything from sovereign debt issues to austerity programmes and the range of responses these require.
We champion high performance in public services, and offer advice and guidance as well as practical products and service solutions in areas such as financial management, financial reporting and governance.
Helping our members reach new heights
CIPFA members are increasingly working across public and private sectors, in a financial environment that requires multiple skills and agility.