Survey Research & Economic Data
The 2017 Financial Planning & Analysis Survey examines how “the budget,” its value, relevance and usage at organizations around the globe are defined today. This survey provides finance professionals with critical benchmarks on organizations’ current budget processes and how they are being used.
Underwritten by State Street Global Advisors (SSGA)
The 12th Annual AFP Liquidity Survey, assesses the current and emerging trends in organizations’ cash and short-term investment holdings, and gauges how treasury and finance professionals are managing cash and liquidity post reform.
Supported by Marsh & McLennan Companies' Global Risk Center
The 2017 AFP Strategic Role of Treasury Survey covers detailed statistics on key reasons for Treasury’s more strategic role, functions where Treasury plays a lead role, key areas of focus for Treasury, leadership skills required for treasurers and Treasury’s access to executive management.
The 29th Annual AFP Compensation Report provides detailed job descriptions and salary information for 20 different job titles. The report examines influences on salary and upward mobility, including education, experience, and certification.
Underwritten by J.P. Morgan
The 2017 AFP Payments Fraud and Control Survey examines the trends in payments fraud on business-to-business (B2B) activities, the level of fraud activity, payment methods impacted by fraud and the extent of the impact.
Supported by Marsh & McLennan Companies
The 2017 AFP Risk Survey provides insights on the current risk environment, levels of uncertainty among finance professionals, and the primary drivers of uncertainty. This year’s report also includes a deeper dive into geopolitical risks and their impact.
Underwritten by J.P. Morgan, the 2016 AFP Electronic Payments Survey conducted in May 2016 examines the extent to which and the ways in which treasury and finance professionals are taking advantage of payments innovations to accommodate the pace of change in the current complex business-to-business environment.
Underwritten by Bloomberg
Treasury Management Systems (TMS) are usually automated systems or software packages that allow companies and their treasury departments to communicate and/or interface with banking partners, vendors and customers in real time.
Underwritten by SWIFT
Finance professionals are more guarded about the outlook for the U.S. economy and their companies' business prospects in 2016 than they were a year ago. Less than half expect business conditions will improve during 2016, while 20 percent anticipate business conditions to weaken next year.
Underwritten by Bottomline Technologies
The 2015 AFP Payments Cost Benchmarking Survey Report provides transaction volumes and detailed cost data for key payment methods.
Underwritten by CGI
Transaction banking has evolved and is continuing to change in the wake of new regulations. Banks have pulled back on their strategies, reduced staff, and exited businesses in various markets.
Underwritten by Capital One Bank
The recent interest surrounding data intelligence cannot be ignored - the wealth of available data, immense computing power and strong analytical capabilities drive organization decision making that supports product development and customer satisfaction and contributes to growth.
The AFP Treasury Benchmarking Program launched in 2008, a partnership between AFP and the IBM Corporation. In 2013, AFP and IBM continued this valuable research with the sixth annual AFP Treasury Benchmarking Program survey.