Certificate Program

The North Carolina Government Finance Officers Association sponsors the NC Finance Officers' Certification Program. This program is designed to enhance the public finance profession in North Carolina. Certification is achieved by successfully completing four examinations in the public finance field:

  • Governmental Accounting
  • Financial Planning and Budgeting
  • Cash Management and Investments
  • Financial Management

Fall Exams will be held November 16-17, 2017.  To apply click HERE.  For exam location information, please visit the NC Public Finance Officers’ Certification Exams 2017 website at https://www.sog.unc.edu/courses/nc-public-finance-officers-certification-exams-2017#!#overview.   Please click the “materials” tab for location information.  

For further information please review these FAQ’s and Brochures:




NCGFOA Certification Program Brochure

International GFOA Certification Program


Point of contacts for Certification Program:

  • Gregory S. Allison, 919.966.4376

  • JoAnn Brewer, 919.966.4197