Become a Certified Accounts Payable Professional (CAPP®)
The Global Marker of Excellence in Accounts Payable
Join over 100,000 finance professionals who work for companies including Amazon, Facebook, Verizon and Walmart
About CAPP Certification
A program which educates learners on the overall function and responsibility of the Accounts Payable department. It prepares learners for performing the role of an Accounts Payable professional from entry, up to and including management level.
Those who complete the CAPP Certification will gain an advanced understanding of Accounts Payable processes and how Accounts Payable functions can become optimized to be more efficient, risk aware and improve their processes.
Go further with CAPP
There’s never been a more crucial time to stand out. As the financial industry becomes increasingly competitive, the professionals who succeed are the ones who can demonstrate their ability to add value to a business.
Earning the CAPP credential proves that your knowledge and skills are up to the latest standards and connects you to an elite network of expert Accounts Payable professionals employed at the world’s leading businesses.
CAPP at a glance
CAPP is The Global Marker of Excellence in Accounts Payable
CAPP is a program which educates learners on the overall function and responsibility of the Accounts Payable department. It prepares learners for performing the role of an Accounts Payable professional from entry, up to and including management level.
Those who complete the CAPP Certification will gain an advanced understanding of Accounts Payable processes and how Accounts Payable functions can become more risk aware and improve their processes.
Recognition and Respect
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Over 15,000 Professionals in USA and Canada
Online and Self Paced Learning
Start from just $149.99 (6 monthly payments)
Average Completion Time
Earn the CAPP, CAPS or CAPM credential in 3 simple steps
Step 2: Exam Prep and Practice
Use the study material, practice questions, live and recorded classes to prepare for the final exam.
Step 3: The Exam
When you’ve completed the course you can take the relevant exam at your convenience, online within the IFOL Academy.
3 Levels of Certification
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Quick links to useful information
The CAPP course includes both CAPS and CAPM levels combined, providing the most advanced level of Accounts Payable education and certification available.
Download the course guide to see all modules and units included in the course.
From your enrolment date you will have access to the online courses, study material and final exams for 18 months, in which time you must complete the course and exam.
Every course from Institute of Financial Operations and Leadership (IFOL) is designed to be studied online within the IFOL Virtual Academy, an online learning platform where all course materials, study guides, assignments, videos and exams are available. Study support from IFOL accredited tutors is also provided through the Virtual Academy.
Yes, click below to book a demo session with one of our friendly advisors. The session will be a live 1-2-1 session where you will see the learning platform and course first hand.
Yes, as an active student on either CAPS, CAPM or CAPP programmes, you will also gain exclusive access to monthly live Masterclasses which are delivered our panel of Accounts Payable and Leadership expert coaches. Read more about Masterclasses here.
Study support from IFOL accredited tutors is also provided through the Virtual Academy.
From your enrolment date you will have access to the online course and final exams for 12 months, in which time you must complete the course.
Typically CAPP students job titles include
Accounts Payable/Receivable Clerk / Team Leader or Manager
Finance Operations Manager / Director
P2P Manager / Specialist / Consultant
Head of Shared Services
Please note this is not an exhaustive list and is a sample
- Deep understanding of Accounts Payable processes and best practices
- Ability to analyze and improve current processes
- Advanced awareness of Fraud threats and risk to AP
- Skills for onboarding and managing Suppliers / Vendors
- An in-depth knowledge of Leadership and Management for Accounts Payable teams
- The skills and knowledge to improve processes and create efficiencies
- An understanding of how to use Key Performance Indicators in AP
- Ability to create a high performance, motivated and engaged team
- Knowledge of AP dashboards and reports
You can take the exam after completing all modules within the online course. The exam is situated within the IFOL online academy and can be taken at your convenience from anywhere.
To pass the exam you much achieve an 80% overall score. If for any reason you don’t pass first time, you can try again at no additional cost.