finance performance benchmarking

Finance Performance Benchmarks

Measuring Core Performance Metrics

CEB Finance Performance Benchmarking Suite is designed to help finance teams better understand their organization's resources and where opportunities exist to improve performance and efficiency.

  • Spend and Head Count—Benchmark the volume and quality of your finance services to identify areas where you are over- or under-serving your business.
  • Organizational Structure—Benchmark your corporate and business unit staff metrics, use of shared services, and use of low cost locations to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Performance Metrics—Measure the core KPIs that your leadership team should track.


CEB Finance Performance Benchmarking Suite




Assess Your Finance Function End-to-End

Benchmark your performance on the following finance processes and activities:

Front Office
1. Forecasting
2. Budgeting & Planning
3. Business Analysis
4. Special Projects
Middle Office
5. External Reporting
6. Financial Accounting
7. Internal Reporting
8. Cost Accounting
Back Office
 9. Accounts Payable
10. Accounts Receivable
11. Payroll
12. Travel & Entertainment
Corporate Services
13. Treasury
14. Tax
15. Investor Relations
  • Customized Report: You receive a customized report using TruePeer™ benchmarks that assesses the overall finance function and sub-functions.
  • Ongoing Executive Advisory Support: We work with leading companies to develop actionable solutions rather than merely identifying gaps. Our Executive Advisor™ team—experts in their domain—will help you identify actionable solutions tailored to your challenges.
  • Opportunities to Network with Peers: You may meet with peers that face similar challenges on topics such as finance transformation, talent, or enterprise cost management.
  • Support and Resources to Train Your Team: We offer online training and in-person workshops to ensure gaps are successfully closed over the long term.

CEB Finance Performance Benchmarking Suite measures your department’s spend, head count, structure, and performance metrics. This holistic assessment provides a clear picture of how you deviate from peers. We use self-service input surveys to collect data quickly and pinpoint key insights that will help you create an effective budget.

Complete the form to the right to download 10 Lessons of High-Value Finance Teams insights from our latest survey.

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Learn where your biggest opportunities to improve finance performance and efficiency are.

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