Advanced Financial Modeler

Differentiate yourself with the most highly sought after model building accreditation.

Why the AFM?

Financial modeling plays an integral part in business decision making with modelers informing key transactions and critical business decisions. The AFM program is the only accreditation that validates mastery of this skill.

Becoming an Advanced Financial Modeler (AFM) will strengthen your ability to create well-structured and efficiently built models.

The AFM accreditation validates your ability to design and create a 3-statement financial model of a company, and demonstrate your acumen in finance, accounting, and Excel.

The virtual proctored AFM exam is offered quarterly.

Credible Skill Assessment
Validate your ability to create a 3-statement model of a company from scratch in Excel.
Rigorous Process
Your exam is proctored, time-bound and graded by experts - success is earned.
Learning Resources
Receive access to highly-regarded self-study learning resources.
Access to the FMI Community
An unparalleled global platform for financial modelers that offers access to learning resources, networking opportunities, exam preparation sessions, and exclusive webinars hosted by industry experts.
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Demonstrate the advanced financial modeling skills most valued by employers.

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What does the AFM exam involve?
You will be provided with a case study to explore before getting to work inside Excel, building an integrated 3-statement model of a company from scratch. You will need to complete this model during a 4-hour virtual exam.
To promote practical skills, you’ve got to demonstrate them. Get accredited as an Advanced Financial Modeler and demonstrate to employers, stakeholders and clients that you can build effective financial models that can be relied upon to drive decision making. 

Access the FMI Community Platform

Once you register, you will receive access to the FMI Community Platform when you register for the AFM accreditation.

The FMI Community Platform contains:

  • Learning Resources (including a learning roadmap, preparation videos, and practice exams)
  • Place to ask technical questions
  • Networking opportunities
  • Exclusive events & webinars

After you enroll, you can choose when to write your virtual, proctored exam. Upcoming AFM exam dates are: 

May 11, 2024

July 27, 2024

October 26, 2024

February 22, 2025