The latest meeting of NACHA’s Payments Innovation Alliance began with a roundtable discussion on a new tokenization strategy for the ACH Network.
Robert Whitaker, CTP, who was recently promoted to senior vice president corporate finance for DHL, explains how he essentially designed his new position by branching out beyond treasury into other areas.
Communications in a Global Treasury, the latest in the CTC series on Global Interconnectivity, focuses on the communications needed to make key structures treasurers use to manage a global treasury work as efficiently as possible.
So you just negotiated and completed a good financing deal for your company. Now you need to adhere to the terms of that deal—all of them.
For finance executives, one thing is for sure: To ensure they hire and retain top talent, they must learn how to manage and motivate millennials.
Regulatory uncertainty, Congressional gridlock, global geopolitical risk and economic uncertainty are all putting a damper on corporate expectations—and inhibiting corporate planning and investment.
When it comes to financial planning and analysis (FP&A) professionals understanding their organization, Peter Geiler, FP&A, has some simple advice: “You don’t want to look at one little piece of the pie.”
Corporates with complex infrastructures that face major business interruption risk often have trouble finding sufficient traditional insurance coverage. But they may find relief in the catastrophe (cat) bond market.
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AFP recently spoke with Dr. Andreas Schertzinger, head reinsurance FP&A, managing director, Swiss Re, on why FP&A and treasury need to collaborate.
Last week at the ACT Cash Management Conference, Andrew Griffiths, assistant treasurer for Anglian Water, provided a look at how his organization implemented a cash visibility solution.
In the latest video from AFP's In-Depth series, Ian Bremmer, President of Eurasia Group, discusses how the top geopolitical risks from states and non-state actors will affect the economy.
Just how safe is your treasury management system? During a discussion on cybersecurity at last week’s ACT Cash Management Conference, experts discussed just how vulnerable treasury’s data may be.
CFOs can grab the attention of the rest of the C-suite with these three strategies for business improvement within your existing company data.
The focus of the ACT Cash Management Conference shifted to technology on Day 2, with an opening panel on -- what else? -- blockchain. One panelist even theorized that blockchain technology could save treasurers billions of dollars in reduced trading costs.
Fiona Crisp, treasury consultant for Crisp Consultants and a former corporate treasurer, provided attendees at the ACT Cash Management Conference with four tips on instilling treasury controls in the treasury department.
Thursday morning at the ACT Cash Management Conference, Phil John, EMEA treasury director for Mars Nederland, provided a list of “wishes” treasurers want from their banking partners. One wish in particular would be a big help to many of AFP’s treasury members—digital KYC.
The latest BSB Newsletter is out, covering bank services billing standard market adoption—ISO 20022, TWIST and AFP Global Service Codes.
James Marshall, head of treasury for Virgin Media, provided attendees of the ACT Cash Management Conference tips on how treasury can engage stakeholders and the board of directors in a supply chain finance program.
For many U.S. companies, the pressure is on to review and renegotiate their credit facilities.
The ACT Cash Management Conference kicked off Wednesday morning with a look at the key risks to treasury in 2016. Opening keynote David Marsh identified the possibility of a British exit from the EU as a major risk to European treasurers.
AFP recently spoke with Travis Lockhart, CTP, FP&A, finance manager for DLT Solutions, on how earning the Certified Corporate FP&A Professional credential has helped him further his career.
In the latest video from AFP's In-Depth series, David Buley, CFO, Association of Independent Schools of NSW, discusses the vital skills finance leaders will need to have 10 years from now.
When selecting a treasury workstation vendor, treasury’s ongoing relationship, post-selection, should factor heavily into that decision. Like all relationships, it takes work.
Requests for Proposal (RFPs) are something that almost every treasury department has to deal with at some point.
Given the changes to treasury and technology over the past 30-plus years, it would be to companies’ benefit for the FASB to reopen FAS 52.
In the latest edition of the FP&A Newsletter, we speak to a number of financial planning and analysis professionals and get their predictions for Super Bowl 50.
Anyone can pass the CTP Exam—with the right preparation. AFP offers a plethora of training tools that can assist with this preparation.
To address CFOs’ demands, more FP&A teams are incorporating driver-based modeling into their methodology.
Everybody has an opinion on who will win Super Bowl 50—and finance professionals are no exception.
How can financial planning and analysis (FP&A) help make sure companies make the right investment choices?
Middle-market financing is thriving, and so many medium-sized companies have interests in M&A. But sellers are few and far between.
Cash models come in different shapes and sizes. For some, a single page spreadsheet may suffice. For others, an elaborate format, layered with in-depth cash flow data is more appropriate.
Travis Lockhart, CTP, FP&A, Finance Manager for DLT Solutions, discusses how earning the Certified Corporate FP&A Professional credential has helped to further his career.
When Johnnie Goodner, CTP, joined JP Energy Partners four years ago, there was no finance team in place. So he had to build one from the ground up.
In anticipation of the CTC Corporate Treasurers Forum, AFP spoke with Gary Barth, assistant treasurer for UPS, who will speak on a panel about the risks of managing multiple currencies.
In the latest video from AFP's In-Depth series, Ian Bremmer, president and founder of Eurasia Group, discusses the biggest finance risk companies face today.
In the latest issue of Futures in Finance, we Jake Bailey, III, FP&A, controller and director of finance for Tana Exploration, about his experience taking the Certified Corporate FP&A Professional exam.
In the latest video from AFP's In-Depth series, Jason Schenker, President and Chief Economist for Prestige Economics, discusses his near-term outlook for the U.S. economy.