For many organizations, planning a budget beyond Q3 2020 feels like shooting at a moving target in the dark.
Most organizations build in actionable resilience by pre-planning responses and pre-positioning resilience capabilities that can be used in different risk scenarios.
A companion webinar to the 2020 APAC Treasury Management Handbook, sponsored by Kyriba, looked at the challenges of setting up a treasury operation.
Finance professionals in APAC discuss the skillsets that will be needed as companies navigate their way through the COVID-19 crisis and beyond.
AFP announced a formal partnership with Matrix Institute of Professionals, and exempted CFAs from taking the first part of the FP&A exam.
What should you consider as you compare potential planning systems and enter into negotiations with a vendor?
Even in the early days of the COVID-19 crisis, companies were holding their short-term investments in banks due to concerns over the economy, according to the 2020 AFP Liquidity Survey, underwritten by Invesco.
Trends in risk management bring FP&A and risk closer together. Some organizations, like Abt Associates, integrate risk management across their entire business.
Testing out your business continuity plan (BCP) is incredibly important, especially in terms of making sure your technology can withstand a crisis event.
The Federal Reserve’s Alternative Reference Rates Committee (ARRC) has released new guidance on transitioning away from Libor to SOFR. But while SOFR is the Fed’s preferred successor, Chairman Jerome Powell indicated that Ameribor also has a future as an alternative rate.
AFP has decided to make the Summer 2020 edition of AFP Exchange, and potentially future issues, online only.
Third-party solutions can greatly reduce days sales outstanding (DSO), but the customer and the vendor need to be on the same page.
This final article in the FP&A COVID-19 Survey series takes a look ahead and asks the FP&A community, “Once this crisis ends, what do you believe FP&A will be doing differently?”
AFP’s recent FP&A COVID-19 Survey highlighted the importance of having a strong business continuity plan (BCP) in place. Of those respondents, 80% said their BCP was either effective or highly effective.
Although COVID-19 has disrupted operations for many organizations, new technologies have provided opportunities for some APAC treasury and finance departments.
The 2020 FP&A COVID-19 Survey examined how FP&A practitioners have been supporting their business partners and adding value throughout their enterprises.
Higher education and professional certification each play a critical role in the career advancement of financial professionals, according to the 2020 AFP Compensation Report.
FP&A professionals expect information uncertainty to have a major impact on their organizations, according to the AFP COVID-19 FP&A Survey.
The days sales outstanding (DSO) metric may regain prominence as companies face new challenges in terms of collecting payments. Recent advancements in technology can help.
In a FinNext 2020 Virtual Series webinar, panelists provided actionable insights towards establishing a culture and policies that support a diverse workplace.
In an interview with AFP CEO Jim Kaitz, skateboarding legend, entrepreneur and philanthropist Tony Hawk explains how perseverance and authenticity kept him going throughout his career.
Financial planning and analysis (FP&A) professionals expect the crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic to be long-lasting and severely damaging to earnings and revenue, according to a new survey by AFP.
FP&A is connected to risk management. A new guide explores how risk methodologies have the potential to improve the FP&A function.
In volatile and uncertain times, organizations look to treasury departments to guide them. But treasury must first establish trust to be seen in this light.
The coronavirus pandemic caused U.S. companies to hold onto their cash in first quarter 2020. However, the current quarter is likely to see many organizations releasing some of that cash out of necessity.
AFP has announced that current holders of the CPA, CMA or CTP credential are eligible to waive Part I of the FP&A Professional Exam.
Bryan Lapidus, FP&A, Director of the FP&A Practice at AFP, and Constance Moonzwe, Executive Director of RSMC Services, discuss how financial professionals can search for jobs in the current environment.
AFP CEO Jim Kaitz hosts a panel discussion on what the CEO and the board are asking of treasury and finance during the coronavirus crisis.
A new AFP Survey, underwritten by BMO, finds companies putting off hiring and capex in the coronavirus crisis.
During a FinNext Virtual Series roundtable, sponsored by QueBIT, finance practitioners discussed their struggles to move up the technology ladder. They also weighed in on whether organizations are continuing implementations amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Identifying the information sources that are available as input to the cash flow forecast can help determine the methodology used to build the forecast. Typically, short-term cash flow forecasts are built using one of three different methods.
The 2020 AFP Asia-Pacific Treasury Management Handbook, sponsored by Kyriba, explores some of the vital treasury elements that enable a company to begin doing business in a new country.
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to cause turmoil and anguish across the globe, fraudsters are taking advantage. One type of fraud that has seen significant activity is the business email compromise (BEC) scam.
Bryan Lapidus, FP&A, Director of the FP&A Practice at AFP, and Constance Moonzwe, Executive Director of RSMC Services, discuss FP&A skills that matter the most in the current environment.
Bryan Lapidus, FP&A, Director of the FP&A Practice at AFP, and Ted Carter, Interim Chief Risk Officer for T. Rowe Price, discuss how the risk office is working with finance.
Business email compromise (BEC) was the largest reported source of attempted or actual payments fraud attacks last year, according to the 2020 AFP Payments Fraud and Control Survey, underwritten by J.P. Morgan.
In the second part of this special interview, Bryan Lapidus, FP&A, Director of the FP&A Practice at AFP, discusses scenario planning in times of crisis with Jack Alexander, CFO, Author, Coach and Founder of Jack Alexander and Associates, LLC.
Bryan Lapidus, FP&A, Director of the FP&A Practice at AFP, discusses how FP&A and accounting can work together in times of crisis with Gabe Zubizarreta, CEO of Silicon Valley Accountants.
Bryan Lapidus, FP&A, Director of the FP&A Practice at AFP, discusses scenario planning in times of crisis with Jack Alexander, CFO, Author, Coach and Founder of Jack Alexander and Associates, LLC.
Bryan Lapidus, FP&A, Director of the FP&A Practice at AFP, discusses rapid planning in times of crisis with Larry Maisel, President and Founder of DecisionVu Analytics.