Master Financial Modeler

Recognizing financial modelers from around the world who exhibit the highest level of experience, skill, leadership and contribution.

Why the MFM?

Recipients of the Master Financial Modeler (MFM) accreditation have achieved the pinnacle of financial modeling experience, skill, leadership, and contributions to the field.

MFMs are recognized as true masters of financial modeling. They advocate for and contribute to the financial modeling discipline. They are role models for others on their financial modeling journeys.

MFMs are global ambassadors who support FMI's mission to elevate the profession of financial modeling by establishing the world’s leading community of accredited financial modelers.

Candidates have at least 10 years of meaningful work experience in the field of financial modeling.
Technical Skills
Candidates have attained the Chartered Financial Modeler (CFM) accreditation or can demonstrate an equivalent level of financial modeling skills mastery.
Candidates have demonstrated leadership in the field of financial modeling in their various roles.
Contributions to the Field
Candidates have made a significant contribution to elevate and professionalize the field of financial modeling.

Meet the MFMs (Master Financial Modelers)

FMI is honoured to introduce the inaugural cohort of Master Financial Modelers. These six individuals truly represent excellence and visionary leadership in the field of financial modeling.

The MFM Application Process

The MFM accreditation is awarded annually.

Applications are due by December 31st to be considered for the following year.

Applications are reviewed by the MFM Adjudication Committee which is comprised of a group of financial modelers from around the world and includes MFM accreditation holders.

The MFM accreditation is awarded in April/May.

FMI will consider MFM candidates who have made significant contributions to the field of financial modeling. Examples of significant contributions include authorship of financial modeling books and publications, leadership at financial modeling conferences and events, extensive financial modeling experience in a professional environment, and volunteerism through board work, coaching, and content development.

How to Apply?

To achieve the MFM accreditation, please complete the application form. Applications are reviewed by a peer group of 3-5 respected financial modelers and an MFM alumni from around the world who form the Adjudication Committee.

The 2025 application will be available late spring. Get notified when the 2025 MFM application is released.