Community is Momentous

SDFM is the premier professional association serving the defense financial management community since 1948.

Who We Are

SDFM is the membership community for individuals and organizations involved in the practice and support of the defense financial management field. Our members, both uniformed and civilian, come from the Department of Defense, all branches of the United States Armed Forces, the Fourth Estate, other governmental agencies as well as private sector organizations and academia.

Our membership is diverse, both in terms of experience and areas of functional expertise.  We provide resources for those at the senior-most executive level to those just starting in the profession. Our members serve as organizational leaders, chief financial officers, comptrollers, budgeteers, accountants, auditors, financial administrators, risk managers, data analysts and decision scientists, advisory roles, students and many other roles.

What We Do

SDFM is a robust community of 14,000+ professionals dedicated to the defense financial management profession.   We offer world-class professional development, industry-leading certification programs, peer-to-peer networking and local programming at 100+ chapters around the world as well as thought-leadership and career development opportunities.

Invest in Your Career

Whether you are new to defense financial management or are a seasoned professional, SDFM is a sound investment in your career. SDFM offers two types of membership:

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