What is CGFM?
Certified Government Financial Manager® (CGFM®) is a professional certification awarded by AGA, demonstrating competency in governmental accounting, auditing, financial reporting, internal controls and budgeting at the federal, state and local levels.
What are the initial requirements?
To earn the CGFM, individuals must apply for the CGFM program and meet the following requirements:
- Ethics — read and agree to abide by AGA's Code of Ethics
- Education — have a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
- Examinations — pass three comprehensive CGFM examinations
- Experience — have at least two years of professional-level experience in government financial management