Nick Trullinger Earns the Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional (CCIFP) Designation
Posted: Wed, Jan 10 2024 3:58 pm
Eugene, OR — Nick Trullinger, Project Accountant, Essex General Construction, Inc, is now among the most highly qualified construction financial professionals in the industry, having recently earned the Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional (CCIFP) designation. According to the Certification Division of the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA), the CCIFP designation is “the only construction financial management certification accredited by the ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB).”
“This is a big step in my accounting career. I decided to go into accounting because I have always been good with numbers and problem solving, but I also enjoy building things. Being able to work as an accountant in the construction industry has been a way to combine my talents with my passion. I can’t wait to see what door this certification opens up for me in the future.” states Nick.
Nick joins an exclusive group of over 1,150 professionals nationwide who have met the rigorous standards of the CCIFP designation in the practice of construction financial management. He has a proven record of accomplishment, experience, and success, and is now among the most highly qualified construction financial professionals in the industry.
The CCIFP is the only standard to recognize those financial professionals with a superior understanding of the construction industry’s financial opportunities and challenges. To earn the designation, candidates must serve in a professional financial role for a construction contractor or an accounting and/or financial service provider to the industry and pass a comprehensive exam. To maintain their Certification, CCIFPs are required to adhere to a Code of Ethics and complete ongoing continuing education in the field of construction financial management.
The CCIFP exam covers accounting and reporting, income recognition, budgeting and planning, risk management, taxes, human resources, legal issues, and information technology. This designation has garnered endorsements from the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA), Construction Industry CPAs/Consultants Association (CICPAC), International Risk Management Institute (IRMI), National Association of Surety Bond Professionals (NASBP), and other well-respected construction industry groups.
About Essex General Construction
Essex General Construction is a commercial general contractor based in Oregon with over 38 years of experience in the industry. Essex has two primary office locations in Eugene and Lake Oswego, OR. We are a licensed in both Oregon & Washington state.
At Essex, we are passionate about building and take pride in being diligent, innovative, meticulous problem solvers. We are a dynamic construction company created by builders who love their craft. Our culture is rooted in building, and we embrace and respect our employees and partners as our teammates. We always provide our clients with our honest respect and best effort in all we do. We are stewards of our community and mindful of the built and natural environment.
About the Certification Division of CFMA
Founded in 1981 and headquartered in Princeton, NJ, CFMA is an individual membership organization and the only association dedicated to bringing together construction financial professionals and those partners serving their unique needs. CFMA provides invaluable resources and education to its more than 9,000 members and 99 chapters across North America. The Certification Division of CFMA (formally the Institute of Certified Construction Industry Financial Professionals) is dedicated to promoting and recognizing the highest standard and best practices within the profession through the Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional (CCIFP) credential. Established in 2003 the CCIFP credential is accredited by the ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB) and is the only standard to recognize that an industry professional truly knows the business of construction. Visit www.cfma.org/ccifp for more information.