If your career has advanced since you first joined FINSIA, you are probably eligible for advancement to another membership level. We encourage all FINSIA members to advance their membership grade as their professional careers progress.

Upgrading your FINSIA membership is straightforward and rewarding and will enable you to: 

  • Raise your profile further with international recognition
  • Boost your career prospects and earning potential
  • Be recognised for your level of knowledge and capability
  • Enhance your credibility, relevance and professionalism in a competitive market 
  • Show commitment to your ongoing professional development 

 

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Which membership level is right for you?

Affiliate

Affiliate members are individuals with no formal tertiary qualifications, personal investors or those with an interest in financial services.

Progressing to Associate (AF FIN)

To upgrade to Associate level, members have at least 3 years experience working in the financial services industry and a recognised finance related bachelor degree from an accredited education provider.

Experience
3-year experience in the financial services industry
+
Qualification
Finance related bachelor degree
=
Associate membership

Progressing to Senior Associate (SA FIN)

To upgrade to Senior Associate level, members have at least 5 years experience working in the financial services industry and a recognised finance related postgraduate qualification from an accredited education provider. Alternatively, you can reach Senior Associate level with an appropriate professional qualification e.g. FINSIA's Certified Professional Banker.

Pathway 1

Experience
5-year experience in the financial services industry
+
Qualification
Finance related post-graduate degree
=
Senior Associate membership

OR

Pathway 2

Qualification
Finance related professional qualification
=
Senior Associate membership

Progressing to Fellow (F FIN)

To upgrade to Fellow level, members have at least 15 years experience working in the financial services industry, a recognised finance related postgraduate qualification from an accredited education provider, and have demonstrated significant contribution to the industry.

Alternatively, you can reach Fellow level if you have 15 years of professional experience in the Finance industry and an appropriate professional qualification e.g. FINSIA’s Chartered Banker

Pathway 1

Experience
15-year experience in the financial services industry
+
Qualification
Finance related post-graduate degree
+
Contribution
Significant contribution to the industry
=
Fellow membership

OR

Pathway 2

Experience
15-year experience in the financial services industry
+
Qualification
Finance related professional qualification
=
Fellow membership

Progressing to Senior Fellow (SF FIN)

By invitation only by the FINSIA Board to professionals who are suitably qualified and who have given a significant contribution to FINSIA and/or the financial services industry.

Find out more

If you would like more information about upgrading your membership, please contact our team on:

Phone
1300 346 742
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