The Financial Planning & Analysis Executives Council is a pivotal position in the financial organization of any enterprise. The Financial Planning & Analysis Executives Council will discuss how various members organize their operations with a special emphasis on:
Interpreting data and drawing conclusions
Risk adjusted forecasting best practices and common issues
Ownership of core processes and driving standardization
Monitoring performance indicators, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variances
Harmonization of three organizational planning process – strategic, business, and organization
Responsibility for flexible models, Modern systems and advanced analytics
The historical role of the Financial Planning & Analysis Executive focused on budgeting, forecasting, and strategic planning. While still important, today’s Financial Planning & Analysis Executive has to be more of a thinker with honed accounting, technology, analytical and leadership skills.
It is critical that today’s Financial Planning & Analysis Executives have a broad view of the finance world, not only within his/her company and industry, but also across the financial spectrum of what other Financial Planning & Analysis Executives are doing to meet today’s challenges.
The power of peer learning
Enduring relationships with trusted peers are the core of the council experience. Enhanced by our global, enterprise-wide reach, these relationships span the world and extend the value of council membership. Confidential peer dialogue provides you with a broader perspective and shared experiences, as well as access to specific knowledge and best practices.
Council membership benefits
Collective problem solving that puts your issue on the agenda
Benchmarking through regular surveys of council members about relevant company practices
Multifunctional insights generated by the wealth of perspectives gathered from over 100 councils (covering more than 50 functions) that work together across geographies
Virtual communities that extend learning opportunities through a variety of online forums and other resources
Who should join? Financial Planning & Analysis Executives of companies with annual revenues of at least $1 Billion.