Become a CIPFA Associate

Our educational and advisory services support our members, students, and other public finance professionals throughout their careers – helping them add value to their teams and the organisations for which they work. Through our work, we help ensure public money is raised and spent with the highest degree of openness. We are committed to making a real difference to the world we live in.

We are always on the lookout for new CIPFA Associates. We are actively recruiting candidates for a number of roles. Click each title to download a full job description.

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Why become a CIPFA associate?

  • Continuing Professional Development: An opportunity to enhance your knowledge and gain further insight into CIPFA and the public sector as a whole.
  • Flexibility: You can work around your existing work and personal commitments.
  • Additional income: A great way to earn alongside other work.
  • Networking: An opportunity to be a part of the CIPFA network and work alongside other professionals in the field.

How to apply

To apply for one or more of the above roles, please register your interest through this form and then email your CV to

What happens next?

The Assessment, Quality and Compliance Team will review your application and get back to you within 28 days. If successful, you will be invited to a virtual interview to discuss your experience and suitability for the role.