Clearly, there are a lot of valuable skills accounting professionals can bring to the FP&A role. But there’s also a lot they must learn.
Chris Finan, CEO and co-founder of blockchain startup Manifold Technology, discusses the security of permissioned versus permissionless ledgers.
SWIFT's global payments innovation (gpi) service allows treasurers’ banks to provide them with faster, more transparent and traceable cross-border payments.
Treasury practitioners are optimistic about the potential of various aspects of Dodd-Frank being rolled back, but no one is clear on exactly what will be rolled back.
Treasury professionals weighed in on blockchain and fintech during the latest meeting of AFP’s Treasury Advisory Group.
AFP's new Executive Guide, underwritten by BNP Paribas, helps treasurers navigate the process of managing bank relationships.
Visual storyteller and designer Catherine Madden discusses digital scribing, data storytelling and visual workshops.
While the final 385 regulations are not as far-reaching as the initial ones, determining compliance with them should be a key focus for treasurers in 2017.
Interest rate speculation is providing a big opportunity for corporate treasury and finance professionals who want to refinance their loans.
At the recent Blockchain for Wall Street conference, Dan Robinson, Product Architect for Chain, discussed some practical uses for blockchain, such as cross-border payments.
As the CTP turns 30, we speak with some practitioners on why they chose to earn the certification, and the changes it’s gone through over the past three decades.
AFP’s latest Payments Guide, underwritten by MUFG Union Bank, provides an in-depth look at the faster payments initiatives most likely to impact treasury and finance professionals.
It should come as no surprise to retail treasury and finance professionals that card-not-present (CNP) fraud has increased since merchants have been gradually rolling out EMV chip terminals.
BNY Mellon’s Chris Mager, CTP, discusses the type of innovation his group is looking at, such as real-time payments and blockchain technology.
The SEPA Instant Credit Transfer platform will enable corporates to make euro credit transfers between accounts across the 34 SEPA countries in 10 seconds.
Caitlin Long, chairman and president of Symbiont, discusses why blockchain technology is an ideal solution for syndicated loans.
While many treasurers have reassessed their approach to hedging, some are still uncertain about the best approach for when oil hits $60 per barrel.
On February 8, AFP will host its first Emerging Leaders webinar. Hear from three members of the AFP Emerging Leaders Task Force..
U.S. businesses are optimistic about the economy—so much so that they expect to deploy their short-term cash at the fastest pace since January 2015.
While upcoming elections in Europe are not expected to fundamentally change the EU's future, a shakeup in Italy would be particularly concerning.
Grady Walker, Treasurer and Finance Director for Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, explains why capital structure is so important for today's corporate treasury executive.
Many companies are finding analytics to be necessary for gauging a wide range of factors that affect their business. But is finance at the center of the analytics revolution?
NACHA’s Same Day ACH service saw very strong numbers in its first three months of operation, particularly in the business-to-business (B2B) space.
Aurora Gregory explains how treasury and finance professionals can become thought leaders by presenting at AFP 2017 in San Diego and other conferences.
In an interview at a recent conference, Caitlin Long, Chairman and President of Symbiont, revealed some of her predictions for blockchain technology in 2017.
By understanding the interrelationships between all the risk management players, it may be possible to obtain insights to better manage financial risk.
Brad Deflin, founder of Total Digital Security, discusses the ways companies can partner with their employees to address cybersecurity practices.
A mix of analytics and judgment is required when devising a hedging program to manage financial risk.
We publish the AFP Service Codes but we don’t police them, and the customer typically ends up doing the job. It’s often hard to do a comparison, as we’ve heard from our practitioner members.
Geopolitical risk is having a bigger impact on earnings than ever before, according to the 2017 AFP Risk Survey, supported by Marsh & McLennan Companies.
SWIFT is exploring whether blockchain technology can improve global banks’ reconciliation processes. The proof of concept (POC) is part of its Global Payments Innovation (GPI) initiative, which aims to streamline cross-border payments.
Ethan Carlson, founder and CEO of Carlson Management Consulting, discusses how a company can tell when a budgeting and forecasting process is broken and what CFOs want from FP&A.
FX management involves more than simply hedging against risk; all levels of the organization must be informed and involved to take appropriate action.
Magnus Attoff, the head of Financial Risk Management and Operations at Ericsson, discusses what companies should be thinking about when they design key performance indicators for risk management.
A big part of where FP&A sits on the maturity curve is determined by what budgeting and forecasting techniques it uses in the planning process.
The New Year will present many challenges for those of us in treasury—and equally, many opportunities for treasury teams to add value to their organizations.
Kimberly Karg, CTP, assistant treasurer of Chanel, discusses how her organization implemented a treasury and risk management solution.
Here are some general tips and information to help make your FP&A Exam day run a little more smoothly.
The New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) has updated its proposed cybersecurity regulations to provide businesses more reporting flexibility.
There is one interest rate strategy that can be employed to not only potentially benefit from the normalization of the yield curve, but also accelerate the deductibility of capital loss carryforwards.