Certified Hospitality Accountant Executive (CHAE®)
Demonstrate Your Skills as a Finance Expert
As a committed finance hospitality professional, you want to take the next step in your career. Show your hospitality finance expertise by achieving the Certified Hospitality Accountant Executive (CHAE) designation. The CHAE certification is the only accounting certification offered by HFTP which is specific to the hospitality industry.
According to the HFTP 2016 Compensation & Benefits Survey, active CHAE certificants have reported higher salaries and various career advancement opportunities.
"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
How to Apply for the CHAE Certification Program
HFTP finance members and industry professionals can apply to take the CHAE exam with the steps below.
Review CHAE Requirements
Fill out the CHAE Application Request Form
Receive application from HFTP
Review CHAE Policies and Procedures and Ethics Policies documents
File your application with required supporting documents and fees
Determine your timeframe for taking your exam
CHAE - Current Initial Application Exam Fees
HFTP Members $475 Online*
Non-Members $675 Online*
*Effective January 1, 2017, the CHAE exam will only be offered online.
See the CHAE FAQ page here