CIPFA is one of the leading professional accountancy bodies in the UK and the only one that specialises in the public services. We offer financial qualifications and levels of membership that suit both individuals and employers.


CIPFA is the only accountancy body in the world specialising in the public services, making us the global authority on public finance. Our gold standard Professional Qualification and other professional development qualifications give you more opportunities for career success.

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Studying our Professional Qualification is your route to becoming a Chartered Public Finance Accountant (including the prestigious CPFA designation) and a full member of CIPFA.

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Reed Finance: Senior Practice Accountant

GBP40000 - GBP40000 per annum + FTC Pro rata: Reed Finance: An Accountancy Practice in Surrey is looking for an Accountant to join their team on a fixed term contract for 4 months starting immediately.The role :* Statutory accounts preparation;* Reviewing the work of junior staff for Partner review;* Participating Woking

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