Tips for Finance Pros to Enhance their Presentations
When we talk with people, we don’t read to them. Our sentences are shorter, sometimes spoken in phrases, and we naturally pause between thoughts. You should think of delivering talks and presentations the same way—whether you are speaking to your treasury and finance team, and especially when you present to the board.
Regulators Clarify How to Disclose Debt-Issuance Costs
At the June 18 meeting of the Financial Accounting Standards
Board’s Emerging Issues Taskforce, officials from the Securities and Exchange Commission
offered clarification on how companies should account for the costs of issuing
Successful Cash flow Forecasts: Four Criteria to Guide You
Ensuring liquidity at all times is the major task of any treasury and finance group. This not only requires an accurate and daily cash position over the whole group but also a cash flow forecast that shows future liquidity.
Study: Treasurers Load Up On Debt, Neglect Working Capital
Companies continue to accumulate cheap debt at the cost of working capital—a short-term tactic that might hurt long-term financial strategy, a new study warns. "Corporate debt continues to skyrocket as companies do little to generate cash by optimizing collections, payables and inventory,” the report states.
How to Protect Your Corporate Earnings: Lessons from Q1
The impact of currency volatility on corporate earnings and revenue was at its highest level in years in the first quarter of 2015, rising to $31.7 billion for North American and European companies from $20.2 billion in the fourth quarter, according to a new study.