The Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM®)

The Mark of Excellence in Federal, State and Local Government CGFM is a professional certification recognizing the unique skills and special knowledge required of today’s government financial managers. It covers governmental accounting, auditing, financial reporting, internal controls and budgeting at the federal, state and local levels

Initial Certification Requirements

To earn the CGFM, candidates must apply for the CGFM Program and meet the following requirements:

Requirements to Maintain the Certification

Continue to enjoy the benefits of the active CGFM certification by abiding by AGA’s Code of Ethics, earning the Continuing Professional Education (CPE) hours and renewing your CGFM. Please visit our National Office site for more information on the CGFM certification.