financial management model

Transform the financial health of your organisation

FM Model Flyer front coverThe CIPFA Financial Management (FM) Model is an online diagnostic toolkit for assessing the financial management of your public sector organisation.

With reducing resources, but increasing pressure to deliver services, effective financial management has never been more important for public sector organisations. The FM Model can be tailored to focus on a particular aspect of financial management that you wish to improve, or conduct a full review of your whole organisation's financial management. 

wide-range of organisations in local government, central government and beyond have used the well-established FM Model over the years to help with their financial management. The CIPFA FM Model helps with:-

  • sound decision-making and accountability 
  • improves understand of finances and enables businesses of all kinds to manage their risks
  • an assessment of overall financial management capability 
  • providing the finance function with focus  
  • identifying cost-cutting opportunities and efficiency gains, by accurately pinpointing weaknesses and acknowledging strengths.

View the full features and benefits

Stuart Fair, Senior Finance Advisor at CIPFA, talks you through the features of CIPFA's new web-based FM Model in the video below:-


Available as a publication, a CD-ROM, or a web-based system. Your organisation can subscribe to use the FM Model and self-assess, or choose between packages including analysis, review and roll-out services from CIPFA experts.

View the web-based FM Model

For a more detail look at the FM Model view the dedicated web-based version of the FM Model.

Further information

Download the FM Model Flyer (PDF 311 KB) for further information.

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