Posts Tagged ‘Cash & Liquidity Management’

Treasurer’s Top 5

As markets continue to be volatile, treasury and finance professionals are challenged to handle uncertainty on a daily basis. We have compiled a shortlist of the top 5 downloads from Reval’s thought leadership platform to help you implement treasury and risk management best practices, and remain up-to-date with changes in the regulatory environment. Start reading…

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Running Treasury on Spreadsheets: A No Go

For small treasury teams that are working with spreadsheets, fast company growth is a challenge. They have to handle day-to-day operations efficiently and securely in order to keep an overview on cash and risk positions. Let´s review why spreadsheets are not an option for expanding companies. 1.    Spreadsheets don’t grow with your business Treasury teams…

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5 Steps to Build an In-House Bank

In a Reval recent poll, 63% of respondents said they were already implementing or planning to introduce in-house banking to reduce costs, increase control and improve visibility. Treasurers in multinational organizations face high complexity. As their teams operate across many countries, currencies, systems and regulatory regimes, it is difficult to keep an overview on enterprise-wide cash…

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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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Are You in the Dark with Global Cash Positions?

Don’t worry, you’re not alone. In the past few years, the number of global mergers and acquisitions have reached all-time highs. Treasurers that are hit hard by their company’s growth often lose sight of their global cash. Treasury professionals may now have to keep an overview of hundreds of bank accounts with different bank partners,…

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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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Technology Review: 3 Tools to Manage Complex Debt Structures

Has your debt portfolio grown to a point where your current tools can’t keep up and you start losing the overview and control? Are you already at risk of missing key payments? Let me tell you, you are not alone. Many companies outgrow their technology, before they realize they have to do something to take…

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Why Treasuries Push Payment Centralization

Centralization is the new mantra in many treasuries, ranging from cash to risk and payments management. In a recent Reval survey of more than 200 finance professionals, 73 percent of respondents say that they have taken initiatives to centralize control in payments management. Today, most companies are working with a few global bank partners or…

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