AFP has released the 2020 AFP Asia-Pacific Treasury Management Handbook, sponsored by Kyriba and released in collaboration with CNAFC, ACTS, and JACFO.
The threat of the coronavirus is uncharted territory for many companies, but those that have a strong, cohesive business continuity plan can ensure that operations can continue even in highly alarming circumstances.
Once you reach the software selection process of a planning system implementation, performing vendor research and preparing RFP documents are critical.
With the spread of coronavirus across the globe, businesses need to have strategies in place to remotely conduct treasury management needs.
If there is one area in treasury where a policy is necessary, it is risk management. Having formal policies for risk sets parameters around a company’s exposures.
FinNext 2020 speaker Geetanjali Tandon, digital and transformational finance lead at Bayer Crop Science, discusses the increasing importance of financial investment in IT.
Advancements in technology are requiring treasury departments to rethink how they operate, often needing to retrain employees and forge closer relationships with vendors.
AFP President and CEO Jim Kaitz led an expert panel on the risks facing treasury and finance professionals. Topics of conversation ranged from cyberrisk to the coronavirus.
Dubos J. Masson of Indiana University and Khaled Chowdhury of Cabot Microelectronics explain why FinNext 2020 is the must-attend event for FP&A professionals.
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At FinNext 2020, FP&A professionals will have the opportunity to learn more effective reporting techniques with Power BI in a special pre-conference workshop.
NBA superstar Shaquille O’Neal and skateboarding legend Tony Hawk will headline AFP's annual conference in Las Vegas.
Financial professionals discuss how the coronavirus epidemic is impacting them and whether it will hurt business in the long term.
With Libor expected to be phased out by the end of 2021, alternatives to the benchmark rate have emerged. If Libor does end, the impacts on treasury will be significant.
At FinNext 2020, finance and leadership expert Amy Vetter will share her insights on how FP&A professionals can embrace innovation, allowing them to become strategic partners.
OpenText has embarked on a treasury transformation initiative by applying micro metrics that drill down past the standard financial ratios.
Compiling paper invoices or Excel files sent via email be arduous. AP automation and e-invoicing can simplify the process.
Royal Dutch Shell bridged the gap between IT and finance, creating a “win-win-win” strategy that saved the organization more than $100 million.
After years of contentious debate, Brexit has come to fruition. What does it mean for treasury and finance professionals?
Treasury and finance professionals believe that cyberrisk is the most challenging risk to manage and will continue to be for the foreseeable future, according to the 2020 AFP Risk Survey, supported by Marsh & McLennan.
Nonfinancial companies must determine which transactions the Current Expected Credit Losses (CECL) standard will affect—whether as lenders or borrowers.
FinNext 2020 will feature a look at Nucor's multi-phase journey for deploying a robust enterprise performance management (EPM) platform.
When crafting policies, one of the biggest challenges that treasury teams face is trying to determine how much needs to be ironed out at the start.
The current era of digital finance requires human and artificial intelligence to work hand-in-hand to achieve better analytical results.
In fourth quarter 2019, U.S. businesses built cash and short-term investment holdings at a rapid pace, according to the AFP Corporate Cash Indicators®, (CCI) .
New York Times Bestselling author and FinNext 2020 opening keynote Daniel Pink recently joined the AFP Conversations podcast. Here are five takeaways on the importance of having good timing.
The 2019 AFP Project Investment Decisions Survey reveals that corporate finance is shortening the timeframe and decision criteria of analysis, but calculating the hurdle rate remains unchanged.
Artificial intelligence (AI) has incredible potential to improve many processes within treasury and finance, but it has yet to catch on.
FinNext 2020 speaker Geetanjali Tandon, Finance Director for Bayer Crop Science, discusses her career as an FP&A professional, and FP&A’s role in an organization’s strategy.
Alongside considering faster payments’ impact, companies may want to start taking initial implementation steps.
In order for any corporate to successfully pursue its strategic objectives, it must be sufficiently funded. This requires implementing a strong funding strategy.
Aurora Gregory provides five best practices you can use to ensure that your AFP 2020 session proposal is conference-ready.
The prospect of adopting real-time payments is alluring. However, many treasury departments are still on the fence due to several key issues.
Rolling forecasts are especially useful in periods of uncertainty. They remind FP&A to look further out so that it is not running the risk of taking a myopic view.
Faced with new risks to their supply chain caused by the U.S./China trade dispute, companies are assessing their positions going forward.
What do treasurers need to consider when working with their team, their banks and their technology partners when attempting to protect themselves from today's cyberthreats?
According to the 2019 AFP Cyberrisk Survey, underwritten by Wells Fargo, most organizations have been targeted by cyberattacks in the past 18 months.
Attendees of the AFP 2019 Retail Industry Roundtable, sponsored by Fifth Third Bank, lamented the decline that traditional brick-and-mortar retail is experiencing.
Even if the need for a planning system is known, the organization may be unwilling to support the investment. Here are several ways to build support.
There are many treasury use cases for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), and even more will likely be revealed as practitioners familiarize themselves with the technology and what it can do.