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FAQ for Employers, Recruiters

Q: What is the Association for Financial Professionals? 


A: The Association for Financial Professionals in Bethesda, Maryland, supports more than 14,000 individual members from a wide range of industries throughout all stages of their careers in various aspects of treasury and financial management. AFP is the preferred resource for financial professionals for continuing education, financial tools and publications, career development, certifications, research, representation to legislators and regulators, and the development of industry standards.

Q: What are your member demographics? 

Q: Can third party recruiters post with AFP? 

A: Yes. Executive search consultants, contingency and retainer firms may post open positions with the AFP Online Job Center and have access to the resume database.

Q: Do you offer discounts to advertising agencies that post on AFP? 

A: No. Advertising agencies that post positions for their clients do not receive a percentage off the posting price. We ask that once the agency has registered with AFP, that they forward the login and password to their client, so that they may manage their account and search for resumes.

Q: Do I have access to search resumes? 

A: Yes. During the tenure of your job posting, you also gain unlimited access to a resume database of almost 2,500 financial resumes. To access resumes, employers must first login to their account and click on the "Resumes" link.

Q: What is the typical response rate on positions posted with AFP? 

A: Responses to job postings will vary depending upon the location, title, company, and job description.

Q: How much activity does the AFP Online Job Center receive? 

A: The AFP Online Job Center is a niche site and is open to ALL financial job seekers, including AFP members. It draws the attention of industry professionals and passive job seekers. The job center receives over 450,000 hits per month from first time and repeat job seekers.

Facts about AFP members

  • AFP membership is comprised of:

    • Corporate practitioners who manage treasury and/or finance functions in their organizations
    • Associate members who sell/manage products and services to financial organizations or perform services/consulting for finance clients
    • Small portion of Academicians who teach finance.
  • Over 50 percent of AFP practitioner members have a title of assistant treasurer or higher.

  • AFP members have an average of approximately 15 years experience in financial management.

  • Over 1,300 hold the position of treasurer or chief financial officer.

  • Approximately one in six practitioners has responsibility for controller-related functions.

  • Average annual revenues of companies employing AFP members is between $1-5 billion.

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Key industries for our members

  • Banking
  • Manufacturing
  • Financial Services
  • Insurance
  • Business Services/Consulting
  • Retail
  • Utility
  • Software
  • Communications/Media
  • Government
  • Health Services
  • Wholesale/Distribution

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Key areas of responsibility for our members

Corporate Practitioner Members
  • Bank Relations
  • Domestic Cash Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • Short-Term Investing
  • Short-Term Borrowing
  • Treasury Management
  • Financial Accounting & Reporting
  • Risk Management
  • International Treasury
  • Information Technology Management
  • Pension Fund Management
Associate Members
  • Financial Product Sales & Service
  • Relationship Management
  • Domestic Treasury
  • Treasury Product Development
  • International Treasury
  • Consulting
  • Financial Hardware & Software - Sales & Services
  • Risk Management Advisory
  • Corporate Financial Advisory
  • Education
  • Electronic Commerce

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