Posts Tagged ‘Cash Forecasting’

Treasury Nightmares: Cash Forecasting with Spreadsheets

Treasury reporting can be a torture. Especially, when done in spreadsheets. For example, the CFO needs a cash forecast for the next year to understand how to fund an investment in Brazil. He asks his treasurer to put together a report until their next monthly meeting. The treasurer has never done a global forecast and…

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Reval Recommends: Top 10 Articles in January 2016

Reval’s Solutions Consulting team helps treasurers from around the world leverage technology for operational and strategic challenges. They keep a strong pulse on the market and are Reval’s think tank. Their focus is on best practices for financial risk, cash and liquidity management strategies and tactics. As such, here are their must read articles from…

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Reval Recommends: Top 10 Articles in November 2015

Reval’s Solutions Consulting team helps treasurers around the world leverage technology for operational and strategic challenges. They keep a strong pulse on the market and are Reval’s think tank. Their focus is on best practices for financial risk, cash and liquidity management strategies and tactics. As such, here are their must read articles from November:…

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Cash Forecasting Workarounds: Why You Lose When You Hoard Cash

Many treasurers have been stockpiling cash instead of putting together accurate liquidity plans. What seemed to be a good workaround, doesn´t work in today´s turbulent markets. Let´s review why you should not hoard cash, but do proper cash forecasting: 1. Cash piles up quickly under the radar Usually, finance professionals hold more cash than needed,…

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8 Steps to Build an Accurate Cash Forecast

In a recent Reval survey, treasurers listed improving cash forecasting as their top strategic initiative. This is unsurprising given treasurers are increasingly being asked to support senior management in strategic decision making. They need to provide information on global cash positions, work out funding options and mobilise trapped cash for acquisitions or growth into new…

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10 Ways an Inaccurate Cash Forecast Can Hurt Your Business

Treasury is becoming a more integral part of the strategic decision-making process in corporations with liquidity planning and cash forecasting considered the top challenges when it comes to providing critical insights as basis for decision-making. Surprisingly, 72% of treasurers are currently using spreadsheets for cash forecasting as a recent Reval survey shows. Relying on these…

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Reval Recommends: Top 10 Articles in March

Reval’s Solutions Consulting team helps treasurers around the world leverage technology for operational and strategic challenges. They keep a strong pulse on the market and are Reval’s think tank. Their focus is on best practices for financial risk, cash and liquidity management strategies and tactics. As such, here are their must read articles from March:…

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M&A: 4 Key Areas to Successful Integration of Cash and Risk

Mergers and acquisitions are opportunities to streamline treasury processes, get budget for new technology and demonstrate leadership. However, it is probably the risk of business failure that motivates treasurers the most to implement best practices for global cash, liquidity and risk management in the combined company. When integrating two companies, treasurers should consider the following:…

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Global Liquidity Planning to Meet Corporate objectives

As a treasurer today you are tasked with monitoring your short-term cash positions and your long-term strategic cash flow for the future.  The cash position and the liquidity forecast together amount to the total liquidity for your company.  But the minute you think you have your pennies accounted for, you can be thrown a curve…

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Holistic Treasury and Risk Management Enables Global Collaboration

As volatile markets and regulation have heightened risk and tightened liquidity for global corporations, effective management of treasury and risk has become a determining factor of success. To stay ahead of the curve, treasurers must be able to identify gaps or disconnects in workflow that can cloud the global view of their cash. Gaining a…

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