Executive Recruitment

Working for CIPFA

If you are looking to make a difference in public finance, then there is no better place to do that than at CIPFA.

Not only is CIPFA the only professional accountancy body exclusively dedicated to public finance in the world, we are also dedicated to the development of our teams. Our employees help shape national and international policy and standards, champion good practice, and much more.  

CIPFA shows the way in public finance by standing up for sound public financial management and good governance. We work with a breadth of donors, partner governments, accountancy bodies and the public sector globally to advance public finance and support better public services.

Our CIPFA behaviours

We are at our best when we work together.

We are members of one team, creating and sustaining CIPFA as a stand out organisation in the way we behave and the quality of what we deliver for the public, members, customers, each other and everyone with a stake in our work.

We understand that we are only as good as the people we have… and we have great people.

We have identified the behaviours that will make us successful.


We demonstrate transparency, authenticity and integrity and we are trusted as we deliver on our promises and commitments


We act commercially and use our knowledge and expertise to add value for our customers. Members and stakeholders


We respect each other, celebrate our diversity and work together collaboratively across our different teams as one CIPFA


We are dynamic, generate new ideas and feel empowered to constructively challenge the status quo to ensure we are innovative and don’t get left behind


We are flexible, agile and open to change to ensure we are responsive and provide the best service to our customers