New Rules for Finance to Partner with Business Units
In practically every company you will find business finance functions whose purpose is bringing finance closer to the business. But although these functions and teams were created with good intentions, many of them are not yet yielding the value that was expected.
Amid EU Crisis and Sovereign Bank Nexus, Treasurers Struggle
The sovereign debt crisis in Europe has been at the epicenter of much public debate. Sovereign debt is not an economic factor that market participants would examine in isolation. It has significant implications for the entire economy, and to the extent these implications touch the banking sector, it has obvious detrimental effects for treasury and finance.
Futures in Finance: CFOs, Are You Addressing the Talent Gap?
In the new Futures in Finance, AFP President and CEO Jim Kaitz provides insights for CFOs who are having trouble finding and retaining talent in finance. While studies show a widening talent gap, the real disconnect lies in what leadership is actually doing to fill the void.
Cash Flow Forecasting In a Complex Business Environment
Cash management as part of working capital management is among the most important priorities of the FP&A professional. And being able to accurately forecast the cash inflows to determine the external funds that may be needed is a skill of high value.
EU Companies: Focus on Cash Flow Before It’s Too Late
European companies have more cash on hand than ever before, and are outpacing their American counterparts on working capital management. But their reliance on debt may spell big trouble in the long run.