Posts Tagged ‘Technology’

Millennials: Advancing the Future of Finance and Treasury Technology

Born between the early 80’s and the late 90’s, the millennials, the world’s largest generation to date, are rewriting the rules for everything around them, from digital entertainment to the ways of the workplace. More and more millennials are now entering the job market. But how is this generation differing in work, particularly in treasury…

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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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Top 10 Challenges and Trends in Treasury in 2016

What topics are top of mind for treasurers in 2016? See the findings of the Global Treasury Benchmarking Survey to find out. More than 600 global finance professionals from all industries, regions and company sizes participated in the online survey, rolled out by the European Association of Corporate Treasurers (EACT), Treasury Strategies and Reval. Top…

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3 Ways Lack of System Integration Costs Treasury

Treasury professionals around the world are struggling with disparate systems. While stuck deep in their day-to-day operations, they often don´t take the time to think about ways to improve software connectivity. However, disconnected processes and systems cost treasury a significant amount of time and money. Here´s why: Manual work is error-prone and time-consuming The Global…

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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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10 Fundamental Questions Every Cash Manager Should Review

As a cash manager you are mainly responsible for managing cash operations and banking relationships. Although day-to-day routines will look quite different, there are 10 fundamental questions every cash manager should review from time to time. The first five questions are related to cash visibility: How much money does my company have? Where is that…

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ACT Conference Review: The Age of Treasury – Evolution or Revolution?

At the ACT Annual Conference, over 600 finance professionals from every major industry and from all career levels met in May in Manchester to review what´s challenging treasury and how treasury is adapting. Uncertainty Challenges UK Treasurers Finance professionals in the UK face a lot of uncertainty. There is uncertainty about Scotland´s future, the UK´s participation…

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3 Steps to Efficient FX Exposure Netting

FX risks are hedged in one way or the other in many companies. In its most basic form, you hedge every single FX position. But you do not have to stop here! Let´s look at an example to demonstrate the advantages of a more rigorous FX risk management approach and how hedging costs can be…

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TEXPO 2015: Treasurers Three Most Burning Questions

From 19th to 21st of April 2015, over 1,000 treasury and finance professionals regrouped at this year´s TEXPO® in San Antonio. TEXPO is one of the leading financial management conferences in the US. It´s sponsor is the Alliance of Texas Treasury Associations (ATTA), a non-profit organization that brings together the regional Treasury associations from Austin,…

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