Certified Professional Financial Controller . Get Certified
The CPFC certification is recognized as a symbol of excellence and professionalism in financial control and management, and is highly valued by employers, clients, and peers. CPFC holders are often employed in senior finance and accounting positions in large corporations, government agencies, and non-profit organizations.
Format: Multiple choice
Language: English / French
Passing Score: 70%
Renewal: After 3 years
Exam mode: online & proctored based
CPFC Self-Study Exam Prep
- Personalized digital books (Newest edition)
- Online study tools with quizzes, practice exam, learning activities and resource center (instructor support not included)
- Practice tests
- Exam Content Manual (PDF)
- Study tips and exam techniques
- Interactive Learning Tools
- Progress Tracking
- Discussion Forum
- Online Access Period (180 days)
GECB CPFC Certification Exams
- Your Exam is online and proctored based
- Use a webcam and a reliable internet connection
- Take your exam anywhere and anytime
- Get results immediately
- Receive your digital badge and share your achievement instantly
- Use your premium certification right away
- Access our certification registry anytime for online verification
- You pay no additional costs for 3 years
CPFC Learning System + Exam + 2nd Chance Exam with Membership
- CPFC Learning System and exam voucher
- 2nd Chance Exam (restrictions apply)
- Digital books, online quizzes and test with immediate feedback
- Online study tools with quizzes, practice exams, learning activities and resource center (instructor support not included
- CPFC Exam Content Manual (ECM)
- Hours of pre-recorded video courses
- A digital badge and premium certificate
- Up to 3 years of certification validity (Renewable)
The Certified Professional Financial Controller (CPFC) certification is a professional designation for individuals who have expertise in financial control, accounting, and financial management. The CPFC certification is intended for professionals who have at least 3 years of experience in finance and accounting, with a focus on financial control and management.
This designation is awarded to individuals who have demonstrated a thorough understanding of financial control concepts, principles, and practices, as well as an ability to apply them in real-world situations. CPFC holders are expected to have advanced skills in financial analysis, financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, financial reporting, risk management, and internal control.
Why getting certified
Getting certified as a Certified Professional Financial Controller (CPFC) is highly beneficial for professionals in the field of financial control. Here are some reasons why:
- Professional recognition: The CPFC certification is a globally recognized professional designation that demonstrates your expertise and commitment to the field of financial control. It shows employers and clients that you have the skills and knowledge necessary to perform financial control functions effectively.
- Competitive advantage: Having the CPFC certification gives you a competitive advantage over other candidates in the job market. Employers often prefer to hire certified professionals who have a proven track record of success in financial control.
- Career advancement: The CPFC certification can help you advance your career by opening up new opportunities for you. You may be eligible for promotions or new roles that require a higher level of financial control expertise.
- Improved job performance: The knowledge and skills gained from obtaining the CPFC certification can help you improve your job performance. You will have a deeper understanding of financial control concepts and be better equipped to make informed decisions.
- Continuing education: To maintain your CPFC certification, you must complete continuing education requirements. This ensures that you stay up-to-date on the latest trends and best practices in financial control.
Overall, obtaining the CPFC certification is an excellent way to demonstrate your expertise and commitment to financial control, gain a competitive advantage in the job market, advance your career, improve job performance, and stay current with the latest developments in the field. As a CPFC holder, you will have access to a network of fellow professionals, as well as exclusive resources, such as continuing education opportunities, professional development programs, and research publications. The CPFC certification is a mark of distinction that demonstrates your commitment to excellence in financial control and management, and sets you apart as a leader in your field.
To qualify for the CPFC certification, candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting, and at least 2 years of experience in financial control, management, or accounting. They must also pass a rigorous examination that tests their knowledge and skills in financial control and management.
- Two (2) or more years of practical experience in financial control or related fields
- Completion of an E-Course is not mandatory from GECB portal, but we highly recommend doing the E-Course as maximum number of questions are drawn from the E-Course in the actual exam.
Application and exam
- Step 1: Determine your eligibility
- Step 2: Choose your learning option
- Step 2: Purchase your CPMP bundle
- Step 3: Receive your personalized manual and study it deeply
- Step 4: Schedule your exam (day and time)
- Step 5: Get certified in case of successful completion
- Step 6: Receive your digital badge and premium certificate suitable for framing
- Step 7: Check your certification status at any time on the GECB website
Each GECB certificate is valid for three (3) years. For your certification to remain active in our registry, you must simply demonstrate minimum Continuing Professional Education (CPEs) or development and pay the required recertification fees (149 USD for 3 years). A new premium digital certificate is then issued by our Global Certification Board.
Module 1 Introduction to Financial Control
Module 2 Financial Accounting and Cost Accounting
Module 3 Financial Analysis and Decision-Making
Module 4 Budgeting and Forecasting
Module 5 Taxation
Module 6 Financial Reporting and Compliance
Module 7 Financial Risk Assessment
Module 8 Implementing Financial Controls
Module 9 Financial Control Frameworks
Module 10 Financial Control Process and Methodology
Learning options for any study style
Ideal for self-starters and those with unpredictable schedules. The self-study option means you can learn on your own anytime, day or night — whatever best accommodates your schedule. The Learning System includes both digital books and access to an online, interactive platform. Contact us.
Ideal for individuals who prefer a structured study environment. Instructor-led classes are offered by approved GECB partners worldwide. These traditional classes combine the Learning System with the guidance of a GECB-recognized instructor and provide valuable peer discussion and networking. Contact us.
Ideal for those who want instructor support but can’t attend classes at a set time. Instructor-supported online classes are offered either through pre-recorded video courses or personalized assistance. You may be assigned one instructor for the duration of your program, but there is no required meeting time, so you can complete assignments on your own schedule. Contact us.
Corporate and group
Ideal for small and large groups for self-study or instructor-led classes. We’ll help you organize groups of self-study or instructor-led classes virtually. Whether participants are local to one site or geographically dispersed, structured learning and online group reporting will help track progress and optimize your training investment. Contact us.