Eligibility Requirements


The following qualifications must be met for nominees to be considered for Canada's CFO of the Year™ Award.


  1. Candidates are a Chief Financial Officer or Head of Finance with either a publicly listed, privately owned or public sector organization headquartered in Canada.

  2. Candidates are Canadian citizens or landed immigrants, and current residents of Canada.

  3. Candidates have been in their current role for at least two years.

  4. Nominations must be validated and endorsed by the nominee’s Chief Executive Officer.

  5. Candidates are not employed by, or affiliated with, any of the organizations that sponsor Canada’s CFO of the Year™ Award.

  6. There is a 10-year grace period before another CFO from a winning organization can be considered for the Award.