The CFM® is a professional certification for accountants and financial professionals in business. Achieving the CFM demonstrates expertise in financial management and professional ethics.
Criteria to earn this badge
• Pass the CFM exam
• Have two continuous years of professional experience in management accounting or financial management
• Hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university
• Maintain membership in IMA
• Abide by the IMA’s Statement of Ethical Professional Practice
To maintain the CFM credential, active IMA membership and 30 hours of continuing professional education are required annually.
(Note: the CFM exam is no longer offered, but IMA still maintains the credential for those who are certified as CFMs.)