CEB Finance Leadership Council for Midsized Companies

We help members mature the finance function by improving financial analytics capabilities and lowering process costs—which has been made increasingly difficult because of data proliferation and spikes in transaction volumes, business complexity, and accelerating internal customer demands. Processes and activities we support include: reducing time to close the books; transitioning to a rolling forecast; planning FP&A investments; selecting performance metrics; and implementing a finance-specific competency model.

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:

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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.

The Finance Function of the Future

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

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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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Corporate Finance: Time to Tear Up Traditional Career Frameworks
Traditional career frameworks showing how an employee can climb the career ladder are not particularly useful any more. Finance teams should give employees the experience they want, rather than just a new title. Mon Jan 23 03:00:43 EST 2017
Shared Services: Why Customer Resistance Is Holding You Back
Employees are often wary of using their company's shared services function. This needs to change because customer resistance makes it much harder for shared services teams to accomplish anything. Fri Jan 20 03:00:36 EST 2017
Accounting & Reporting: How to Produce the Low Effort Close
The demands on companies' accounting teams to move from closing the books to producing reports quickly and accurately has risen to unsustainable levels. But, as 30 heads of accounting discussed recently, there are ways to reduce the tension. Wed Jan 18 03:00:29 EST 2017

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