The CGFA Designation
The Certified Global Forensic Accountant (CGFA) Credential is a global Forensic Accounting Generalist with the right skill set of a global forensic accountant with diverse background in all aspect of Forensic Accounting.
IICFA’s CGFA Designation is a series of evaluation exams, designed for the development of Professional Forensic Accountants. Endorsed by leading university programs and industry firms, it is the global standard for Forensic Accounting Generalist.
The CGFA Exam Structure
Built by a broad coalition of industry leaders to reflect the mission and objectives of the IICFA and to establish the leading form of education, accreditation and certification in the Forensic Accounting profession, the CGFA count candidates from over 100 countries
To earn the CGFA Certification, you must pass a 7-part Exam, earning a score of 80% or better on each part, plus a 15,000 word thesis on any forensic accounting topic. You may study for and take each part of the Exam separately. A minimum of two papers can be taken at a sitting. Before taking the CGFA Certification Exams however, please ensure you meet the prerequisites for certification. These include a minimum of a bachelor’s degree with 2 years minimum experience or higher national diploma with 3 years minimum experience, plus an Associate Membership of the IICFA.