The Compensation and Benefits exam for the CPFO program covers all retirement, benefits, and payroll policies and processes recommended for local governments. The exam will cover best practices in plan design and fiduciary responsibilities.
Compensation and Benefits Outline
Salary and Compensation
Personnel Procedures and Payroll
GFOA recommends that CPFO candidate review the following materials to prepare for the exam.
GFOA Best Practices
GFOA best practices are developed by GFOA's Committee on Retirements and Benefits Administration Committee and represent the organization's recommended practices in common areas related to compensation and benefits.
GFOA offers the following training seminars that will help prepare for the planning and budget exam:
- Understanding Government Compensation and Payroll
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Last updated: June 1, 2023