The Association of Public Treasurers of the United States and Canada (APT US&C) offer the designations of Certified Public Finance Administrator (CPFA) and an Advanced CPFA.
The CPFA designation means that an individual is committed to education and experience in their chosen profession. In order to be eligible for this prestigious designation, an individual must:
  • Be the elected or appointed treasurer, deputy or assistant treasurer, employee in/or dealing with the office of treasurer or principal officer in the governmental entity who is charged with the performance or supervision of investments, debt, and/or treasury activities.
  • Be an active member of the APT US&C for at least twenty-four months before applying for the designation.
  • Believe in and practice APT US&C's Code of Ethics.
  • Accumulate at least 100 points from a combination of education and experience.

For more information on the CPFA or APT US&C, please visit their website