Amazon joins AFP in its efforts to introduce treasury and finance careers to underrepresented communities.
BETHESDA, MD., October 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Association of Financial Professionals (AFP) announced a new partnership with Amazon to provide college students and young professionals with resources to help them start and grow their careers in treasury and finance, as part of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion of AFPs (DEI) Treasury and Finance Awareness Initiative.
Amazon partners with AFP to inspire people from underrepresented backgrounds to pursue treasury and finance careers and empower them to succeed through professional development, skills development, ongoing training and continuous learning.
As part of the initiative, AFP offers scholarships for its Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) and Certified Professional in Corporate FP&A (FPAC) certifications. In addition, AFP provides employers with resources to help them continue their DEI education.
“As a professional society with members located around the world, AFP strives to create a treasury and financial community where people of all cultures and viewpoints are represented,” he said. jim kaitz, president and CEO of AFP. “We are excited to work with our members to help young professionals from diverse backgrounds become the next generation of leaders.”
Tony MasonVice President and Treasurer of Amazon, said, “Amazon is proud to partner with AFP to provide college students and young professionals with resources to help them launch and build careers in treasury and finance. At Amazon, we strive to embed diversity, equity and inclusion in all areas of our business, from recruiting and developing talent to cultivating inclusive experiences across all of our teams, I look forward to working together with AFP to support future finance leaders.”
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Based outside of Washington D.C.and located regionally in Singapore, the Association of Financial Professionals (AFP) is the professional society committed to promoting the success of treasury and finance members and their organizations. Established and administered by AFP, the Certified Professional in Treasury and Certified Professional in Corporate FP&A credentials set standards of excellence in treasury and finance.
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