Institute of Financial Operations and Leadership

Education and Support for Financial Operations Professionals Globally

The Institute of Financial Operations and Leadership (IFOL) is the Body for research and education for Financial Operations and Leadership. We work with business and education to inspire people to become skilled, confident and successful Finance professionals and leaders.

We are the only organisation that can award certified status across Accounts Payable, Procure to Pay, Accounts Receivable, Project Management and Payroll.


Professionals who study with IFOL every year


Courses and Qualifications to choose from


First time pass rate across all courses and qualifications


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Achieve a global marker of excellence

IFOL is the leading provider of Certification, Qualifications and Continuous Education for Financial Operations professionals across Accounts Payable, Procure to Pay, Accounts Receivable and Payroll. Our courses are available globally and over 7,000 Finance Professionals choose to become Certified with IFOL each year.

Join the community

In the ever changing and evolving world of Finance, IFOL offer the premier membership for Financial Operations teams and individual professionals, providing all of the tools, education and support to up-skill teams and support career development. Individual Membership will support you with learning, development and best practice sharing resources, whilst Enterprise Membership will do this and more for your entire Financial Operations teams.

  • Professional Development

Identify your professional development goals and gain the skills you need to get you to where you want to be professionally.

  • Continuing Education

Access a range of continuing education resources from short courses to live virtual masterclasses

  • The Forum

Enter the forum for a brand new, live and topical session each month for members only. Discuss challenges, share solutions and best practices.

  • Research Reports

Utilise our research reports to benchmark the performance of your Financial Operations teams.

  • Conferences

Up to 5 international, annual conferences hosted for Financial Operations professionals.

  • Live Sessions

Access a range of regular masterclasses and tutor-led courses to develop your skills

Our Partners and Solution Provider Members

With more than
20 years of professional experience

IFOL is operated for the benefit of its members. Our leadership team have over 20 years of finance, learning and development experience

Active Members
Annual Conferences

About IFOL

Headquarters in Florida and London, UK and located regionally in Toronto, the Institute of Financial Operations & Leadership is the professional society committed to advancing the success of Financial Operations and Shared Services Leader members and their organizations. IFOL established and administers the ACAPP, AARP and SSCP Certification Programs and credentials, which set the standards of excellence in Financial Operations and Shared Services Leadrship. Each year, IFOL hosts the most respected Financial Operations education and networking conferences in North America and The United Kingdom.

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Contact us


US / Canada +1 403 910 5556 / UK +44 2034769358