Is the Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance (ACAF) right for you?

The CPA Canada Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance (ACAF) is a nationally recognized certificate for those seeking a challenging and rewarding career in accounting and finance, but not as qualified CPAs.

As a certificate holder, you will qualify for junior and intermediate-level accounting jobs in business, not-for-profit and government, as well as CPA-supervised positions in public accounting.

The CPA Canada ACAF program is:

  • applied: It uses authentic business scenarios that requires you to demonstrate the application of technical knowledge.
  • integrated: Ethics, communications and other soft skills valued by employers are integrated into technical and elective courses, and hands-on use of accounting and business software applications enhance workplace relevance.
  • relevant: You can choose from a list of electives that will best position you for placement and advancement.
  • online: All course content is offered exclusively online, and can be completed online, anytime, anywhere.
  • attainable: The ACAF can be completed in one year of full-time study or part-time at your own pace.
  • supported: You will have access to subject matter experts who will answer content related questions and provide coaching through the course requirements and applications.

Do you have questions about the CPA Canada Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance (ACAF)? Browse our website and access our list of frequently asked questions to find out more.


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