"When hiring finance professionals, I place a high regard on the CHAE designation because it shows a strong dedication to the hospitality industry."

Tina Marie Samson, CHAE
Chief Financial Officer,
Loews Hotels at Universal Orlando


Active CHAE Certificants have reported higher salaries and various career advancement opportunities. Becoming certified indicates that you are committed to professionalism, continuing education, and your chosen career path. HFTP offers the only designation for finance professionals who are working in the hospitality industry.

CHAE INFORMATIONAL VIDEO


The Certified Hospitality Accountant Executive is an industry designation showing competency in the area of accounting.

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Downloads & Forms

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CHAE Application
Policy & Procedures
Certification Ethics Policy
Maintenance Forms

Helpful Links

CHAE Practice Exam
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Online Review Slides
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Exam Format & Sample Exam Questions
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CHAE Checklist
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CHAE Study Guide
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Uniform System of Accounts for the Lodging Industry, 11th edition
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