The professional body for Change-Makers in Finance Operations

The Institute of Financial Operations is the leading provider of training and education globally for a community of over 30,000 Finance Leaders, Accounts Payable, P2P, Accounts Receivable O2C and wider finance professionals.

Gain your professional credential with us

We offer a range of professional certifications including the globally respected Accounts Payable Practitioner (CAPP) programme and Finance Operations Manager (CFOM) programme.

Build your Success Story

With a global community and unrivalled training and certification options the next step in your career is closer then you think

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Earn a Professional Credential

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Elevate Your Team

Attend finance leadership conferences

Our key annual conferences include the AP & P2P Leadership conference and the Finance Operations Leadership conference, held in various locations across the UK, US and Canada on online throughout the year, it’s the only truly global conference programme for Finance Operations leaders to attend.

Always with a variety of speakers from academics to finance practitioners, attending this conference is guaranteed to expand your knowledge and unlock your growth mindset.

Accounts Payable Transformation London Conference

Earn your professional certifications

Go further with a globally respected professional credential awarded by the leading education institute for Financial Operations. Our suite of unique certification programmes set the standard for excellence in multiple areas of financial operations, including Finance Ops Leadership, Accounts Payable, Procure to Pay, Fraud Prevention and much more.

Join the global community

Our global community is diverse and includes finance professionals of all levels from companies of all sizes and industries. This level of diversity provides the opportunity for members to support and learn from one another.  

Discover our short courses

Whether you’re looking to develop your skills, maintain professional development or develop the knowledge and skills in your team, our live or on-demand training workshops provide everything you need.

With more than 30 years of professional experience

IFOL is operated for the benefit of its members.
Our leadership team have over 30 years of finance, learning and development experience

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About IFOL

Headquarters in Florida and London, UK and located regionally in British Columbia, 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 CAPP, CP2P and CPMS Certification Programs and credentials, which set the standards of excellence in Financial Operations. Each year, IFOL hosts the most respected Financial Operations education and networking conferences in North America and The United Kingdom. 

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USA +1 813-296-2787

Canada +1 236-836-6184

United Kingdom +44 121 295 1123