CEB Finance Leadership Council for Midsized Companies

CEB Finance Leadership Council for Midsized Companies takes insights from the best companies to help CFOs and their teams save time and make better decisions—fast and right. For CFOs we offer executive guidance for innovating and leading the finance function. For the finance leadership team we provide project support designed to improve operations, planning, and business partnership, and sharpen execution. And for frontline finance staff we offer tools and training that foster productivity and engagement. We are committed to helping your organization build a finance strategy for the future through best practices and decision support

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:

Finance Organization & Talent

Data & Reporting

Business Partnership & Analytics

Accounting & Controls

Planning & Budgeting

Risk & Audit

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Jump-Start Growth and Maintain Costs

In a slow economy CFOs must create financial plans that reinvigorate top-line growth and drive cost discipline. We offer resources designed to help finance executives navigate the current market and regulatory volatility.

Shorten the Accounting Close

Top finance teams typically spend almost 300 hours less per year on the close than their peers. Read five key tips for how to shorten your accounting close.

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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

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The Questions All Companies Should Be Asking About Brexit
No one can confidently predict whether the UK will be leaving the EU after the June 23 referendum; managers should make sure their company and their employees are prepared for either outcome. 29 Apr 2016
Four Reflections on Shared Services & Outsourcing Week
The 'industry' has a lot of room to grow and can't rely solely on technology to do so, although many teams are behind the curve on robotic process automation. 08 Apr 2016
Investor Relations: Five Trends for 2016 Proxy Season
Recent stock market turbulence has not dimmed investors' growing interest in a wide range of topics. Environmental and social policy concerns top the list of proposals they are likely to make to the firms they own. 31 Mar 2016

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