Greg Baldwin, Deputy Treasurer for Johnson County, Kansas, tells how his office streamlined its collections process.
The AFP Guide to FP&A Organizational Structures: Trends & Best Practices, sponsored by Wdesk, explores the various approaches to an FP&A organizational structure. The guide provides an overview of different companies’ approaches and emerging trends, delves into the pros and cons of each approach, and offers a list of best practices.
Enhance your spreadsheet skills with 19 actionable tips for faster and better financial analysis in FP&A.
Recently on AFP’s discussion list, corporate treasury and finance professionals discussed where they store bank account data.
The role of FP&A professionals involves planning, budgeting, analysis, and decision support, with modern BI and analytics representing the next generation of tools.
When Sun Chemical revamped its treasury group, integrating an in-house cash bank with its long-time notional pool was a key component, helping to manage FX exposures.
Corporate boards focus on liquidity and risk exposures, elevating the strategic role of treasurers according to an AFP survey.
AFP's whitepaper emphasizes the need for FP&A standards to improve decision-making.
Without streamlining its roster of banks, treasury cannot do an effective job of administrating accounts and keeping track of all relevant account information. That’s the key takeaway from the second installment of AFP’s Treasury in Practice series, Improving Bank Account Management: Best Practices, underwritten by KeyBank.
Michaels Stores reports security breaches affecting millions of customer cards.
Bank fee analysis saves thousands/millions. Mundane but sought-after task in treasury. Done right, it cuts annual bank service costs significantly.
In 2011, Maersk Drilling USA's finance team designed a specific strategy on how they could become the business partners they needed to be to add value to the bottom line. The team also made it a point to execute the strategy without adding more resources.
Working capital management and enterprise payment strategy play vital roles in maximizing cash flow and avoiding cash crunch.
Regulatory challenges have elevated the role of treasury professionals in businesses post-financial crisis.
AFP releases a guide exploring capital cost calculations and the role of FP&A professionals in partnering with senior management to make capital allocation decisions.
Recently on AFP’s discussion list corporate treasury and finance professionals discussed best practices for check language.
A candid conversation about leadership and management with John Tus, treasurer of Honeywell International.
Think you can take the examination to be a Certified Corporate FP&A professional without using spreadsheets? Think again.
Learn about the progress and future of the FP&A Club, a London-based club for financial planning and analysis professionals.
Recent regulatory developments relevant to treasury and finance professionals are reviewed in the AFP Reg Report. In this issue: monetary policy, payments risk, ACH, borrowing costs, swap data recordkeeping, EMIR, corporate lending, money-market fund reform, FBAR, corporate tax reform, and data security.
Stay updated on major data breaches, such as the Target breach, and the evolving landscape of cyber threats.
The 2013 AFP Electronic Payments Survey, underwritten by J.P. Morgan, reveals that 50% of treasury professionals still use checks for B2B payments. What will drive corporates to embrace electronic payments?
AFP CEO Jim Kaitz presents at the Dubai FP&A Club and Middle East CFO Alliance meeting during a trip to Dubai and Saudi Arabia.
Understand the importance of verifying payment instructions received via emailed PDF documents and join the discussion among treasury and finance professionals on authorized signatures.
The American Payroll Association, Consumers Union, the Electronic Payroll Coalition, and the National Consumer Law Center have identified and agreed to 10 core principles for the use of reloadable prepaid cards issued to an employee through a financial institution on behalf of an employer.
Discover the role of positive pay in check verification and preventing fraudulent transactions.