Finance Leadership Council

CEB Finance Leadership Council helps members create a high-performing finance team and manage enterprise costs by providing key data, diagnostics, tools, answers, and training related to finance strategy, finance talent, and enterprise cost management

Our Research Focus

Equipping our members with strategic guidance and tactical tools on the topics most important for their function is at the heart of what we do. We don't just point to where you need to go: we provide you with a roadmap and a suite of implementation tools to get you and your team there. Key topics include:

The Finance Function of the Future

Best-practice case studies for finance, FP&A, shared services, accounting, tax, and investor relations leadership.

Finance’s Role in Driving Efficient Growth

Now is a critical time for organizations to drive shareholder value. The companies that consistently drive top- and bottom-line improvement generate the greatest total shareholder return premium over their industry peers during these times of slow revenue growth that often come before an economic downturn.

Take Your Finance Function to the Next Level

Use CEB Finance IgnitionTM resources to learn where you should be focusing to accelerate your function's improvement.

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Membership Features

Research and Insight: Unique research and tools to help business leaders evaluate new issues and challenges

Proven Best Practices: Tested approaches to solving business challenges from our network of leading companies

Advisory Support: Personalized expert guidance and project support for pending decisions, new tactics, internal presentations, and other needs

Decision and Diagnostic Tools: Customized, actionable views of the most important performance metrics in your function

Peer Benchmarks: Relevant, quantitative data and analysis to help allocate resources and target areas with the highest impact

Executive Networking: On-request advice, feedback, and perspective from peer interaction with hundreds of leading executives

Live and Online Learning Events: A wide variety of events exclusively for senior executives, as well as staff training and skill development opportunities

What Our Members Are Saying

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From Our Blogs

Four Strategies that Divide the Best Companies from the Rest
Only a few firms have excelled in the past 20 years. They haven't necessarily invented new product categories or remorselessly driven down costs, but they have made better investment decisions. 27 Sep 2016
Financial Planning & Analysis: Why Most Firms Have Got Their Budgeting All Wrong
Despite the time that goes into annual budgeting processes, very few provide a good understanding of how the firm's funds are being spent. Using multiple budgeting models will improve this. 30 Aug 2016
Accounting & Reporting: How to Respond to the Scrutiny on Non-GAAP Metrics
The SEC is increasingly concerned about the use of non-GAAP measures to explain company performance. Six guidelines will help firms use non-GAAP numbers more accurately. 10 Aug 2016

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