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The session replays from AFP Treasury Connect: Bank Relationship Management are now available for you to view on demand until October 28.

Sessions:


The Operational Considerations of Bank Selection

Speakers:
Jeff Diorio, Managing Director | PMC Treasury Inc.
Kasandra Jones-Wells, Vice President, Tax & Treasury | Oaktree

Moderated by:
Tom Hunt, CTP | Director, Treasury & Payments Services | AFP

*Credits: FPAC 0.8 | CTP/CCM 0.8

For many organizations, the process of selecting a bank comes down to alignment of the products and services with the credit needs of the business. The goal is to produce better outcomes through effective bank relationships. This session focuses on meeting the operational needs of the varied requirements for banking within the organization. Discussion includes implementing bank scorecards, providing support for bank relationship meetings and capturing KPIs and ensuring internal customer satisfaction.

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Adopting the Principles of Bank Fee Analysis

Speakers:
Bridget Meyer, CTP, Senior Director | Redbridge Debt & Treasury Advisory
Todd Yoder, Managing Director Corporate Finance & Treasury | Fluor

Moderated by:
Tom Hunt, CTP | Director, Treasury & Payments Services | AFP

*Credits: FPAC 0.8 | CTP/CCM 0.8

Conducting a regular analysis of your organization’s banking fees is a complex, but necessary process to minimize costs. This informative session presents an overview of bank fees: the major product categories, the nomenclature of AFP Service Codes, and ways to manage PDFs, CSV files, 822 files, and paper-based formats used for receiving fee statements. Attendees gain a better understanding of how to manage overall bank costs, utilize technology to increase efficiency, and establish prudent and cost-effective processes for reviewing and paying bank fees.

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The Bank Account Management Lifecycle

Speakers:
Jessica Sager, CTP, Director, Corporate Finance & Treasury Management | PwC
Ryan Millard, Senior Manager | American Airlines

Moderated by:
Tom Hunt, CTP | Director, Treasury & Payments Services | AFP

*Credits: FPAC 0.8 | CTP/CCM 0.8

The on-going administration of an organization’s bank accounts is an essential part of working with your banking partner(s). Effectively working with various internal and external partners requires transparent processes and access to critical banking details. This session reviews how to establish banking policies that support and protect the lifecycle of a company’s bank accounts from inception to closure. The details of the information typically provided as part of KYC requests, FBAR reporting, and signer administration is also discussed.

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Getting Bank Connectivity Right

Speakers:
Paul DeCrane, CTP, Executive Vice President, Advisory Services | Zanders
Bruce Edlund, Group Director, Assistant Treasurer | Cloud Software Group

Moderated by:
Tom Hunt, CTP | Director, Treasury & Payments Services | AFP

*Credits: FPAC 0.8 | CTP/CCM 0.8

Developing a robust solution for the most effective and efficient transfer of data with your banking partners is essential to ensure ability of your organization to meet the needs of the business. In this session, speakers discuss the importance and rise of APIs for near real-time data collection in establishing efficient and secure reporting methods. Discussion includes how to effectively partner with IT to establish secure protocols that ensure bank and TMS and/or ERP connectivity.

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Preventing Fraud Through a New Standard in Bank Account Change Controls

Speaker:
Matthew Morookian, Director of Marketing | apexanalytix

Moderated by:
Tom Hunt, CTP | Director, Treasury & Payments Services | AFP 

*Credits: FPAC 0.8 | CTP/CCM 0.8 

The increasing growth in fraud schemes targeting operations directly or indirectly through a vendor/supplier breach have placed companies on high alert. To better protect operations and support a resilient organization, this session reviews how to make informed decisions using the most impactful bank account change controls, a review of bank account change controls that should be avoided, the last FBI data on payment fraud and how ChatGPT is being used to automate business email compromise schemes.

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