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.