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Thanks for joining Controllers Council! To help you get the most of your membership please reference the information and links below. If you have any questions, please contact us.

Complete Your Profile

Be sure to fill out your profile with the most complete and up-to-date information! Your profile will be visible to other Controllers Council members in the form and in the member directory. When you log into the website, you will be on the Members page. On the right side of the page are quick links to access the community features on the website that are also accessible on the Manage Profile Page.

Once you are logged into your member portal please take a moment to update your information on the Manage Profile under Information & Settings by clicking on Edit Bio. You may update anything within your user profile here, including your username and password. Please note that you you can now control the privacy for ALL of your public data. Simply click on the icon to the left of the data field and select the proper level. You can list your city/state/zip to the public, and hide your address, for example.

Get 20% off Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Courses

Controllers Council members get exclusive and discounted access to the on-demand Illumeo CPE course platform. Illumeo’s advanced learning platform and unmatched on-demand accounting and finance course library is now availble to the members of the Controllers Council as yet another benefit that enhances their professional development, training, and CPE.

Get 20% off an annual membership that gives you access to unlimted CPE for 1,310+ courses. To claim, simply register at the link below and your discount will be automatically applied at checkout.

Participate in the Forum/Community

The Controllers Council forum is the best place to connect and collaborate with other members! 

  • Create valuable one-on-one connections and networking opportunities with other Controllers Council members based on common attributes and interests.
  • Receive and browse relevant content, learning and career opportunities, and member benefits within a single feed.
  • View the most up-to-date interactions and content from your connections and fellow group members from a centralized feed.
  • Easily contribute to conversations through commenting, liking, and sharing.
  • Earn badges and other recognition through your participation

Certified Professional Controller (CPC)

The Certified Professional Controller (CPC) credential was established for Controllers and related titles that are members of the Controllers Council, and are committed to best practices, ongoing training and education, and participating in our professional community. CPC is not based on an examination, rather career and professional experience.

This program and designation is only available to Controllers Council members. Complete your application here:

Controllers Code – The Secret Formula For a Successful Career in Finance (FREE COPY)

Your Controllers Council membership includes a free copy of Controllers Code by Mike Whitmire, CEO and co-founder of FloQast. Download your copy here.

Book summary:

Controllers in the 21st Century need to master more than technical accounting skills to become the strategic leaders their companies need today. They need to be effective leaders and managers, explain complicated accounting at a high level for the C-suite, be a technology expert, and still ensure that their teams are doing the accounting right.

Unfortunately, these skills aren’t taught in traditional accounting classes. This book offers real world guidance from Financial professionals to help you navigate the world of the modern controller.

Get your free copy.

Webinars and Events

The Controllers Council will hold frequent webcasts and events across a broad range of topics relevant to controllers and the accounting/finance organization.

Bookmark our upcoming events to ensure you don’t miss out!

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5 Questions Controllers Should be Asking Their CFOWebinar Tuesday, October 26

As key financial leaders within the organization, Controllers are increasingly tasked with improving the efficiency of operations, implementing new technologies and guiding teams toward paperless workflows. To do this effectively, they need to work closely with their CFOs to drive the organization towards executable strategies that maximize the value brought by investment in technology.