Treasury in Practice Guides

What’s Next? A Practical Guide to Prepare for Change in 2023
Underwritten by Kyriba

This guide highlights the main issues affecting treasury in 2023 and identifies the key questions to ask as you seek to build resilience in your organization in the face of uncertain times.

People Side of Business Continuity
Underwritten by Kyriba

This guide seeks to identify how treasury professionals prioritize tasks to safeguard company assets and outlines strategies for dealing with the great resignation in the changing employment environment.

Treasury Opportunities in Strategic Cash Forecasting
Underwritten by Kyriba

Explore the fundamentals of strategic cash forecasting, and how treasury can collaborate cross-functionally with FP&A and other finance teams to plan for their organizations’ futures. Explore different types of cash flow forecasting models and methods and how cash flow forecasting has changed throughout the pandemic.

Navigating KYC Compliance
Underwritten by Kyriba

Corporate treasurers recognize that banks have to perform KYC checks, but want to manage banks’ requirements as efficiently as possible, while retaining control over company and personal data. Knowing your customers and suppliers is a critical protection against the risk of financial loss and a key protection against regulatory action.

Identifying Value for Treasury: Automation, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence
Underwritten by Kyriba

Corporate treasury departments rely on technology to maintain effective operations. Digital treasury tools, including robotic process automation (RPA) and machine learning (ML) are automating treasury, which leads frees time for skilled treasury practitioners to focus on strategic development.

Making Preparations for a Post-Libor World
Underwritten by Kyriba

In 2017, the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) announced that it no longer plans to compel banks to submit London Interbank Offered Rate (Libor) quotes past 2021. This Treasury in Practice Guide provides a look at how we got to this point, which rates will be taking its place, what actions regulators have taken and how treasury departments should prepare.

Agile Business Continuity: Keeping Operations Running in Unprecedented Times
Underwritten by Kyriba

During the coronavirus pandemic, many treasury departments realized their business continuity plans didn’t account for a crisis of this magnitude. In this Treasury in Practice Guide, we’ll look at how even the strongest business continuity plans often need to be adjusted once a crisis hits.  

Treasury as a Strategic Ally to the Business
Underwritten by Kyriba

This Treasury in Practice Guide examines the ways in which treasury is a strategic ally to the CFO, the entire C-suite, and the business as a whole. Establishing trust, investing in technology and defining accurate measurements of success help treasury in this role.

How Strong Policies Support Best Practices in Treasury
Underwritten by Kyriba

A treasury department is only as good as the policies and procedures it has in place. This Treasury in Practice Guide looks at how policies around cash management, payments and risk support best practices in treasury.

Best Practices in Treasury Connectivity
Underwritten by Kyriba

In this Treasury in Practice Guide, underwritten by Kyriba, we will explore the best practices in treasury connectivity. 

Navigating the Top Tasks in Treasury
Underwritten by GTreasury

AFP’s latest Treasury in Practice Guide explores critical tasks in treasury.

Fraud in Record Numbers: Why Treasury Needs to Act Now
Underwritten by Kyriba

AFP’s latest Treasury in Practice Guide explores common fraud schemes that are plaguing corporate treasury departments and provides a host of best practices. 

Fintech: Breaking Down the Barriers
Underwritten by Kyriba

In this Treasury in Practice guide, underwritten by Kyriba, AFP takes a deep dive into these emerging technologies and how they relate specifically to corporate treasury practitioners.

Implementing an Interest Rate Hedging Program
Underwritten by Chatham Financial

In this Treasury in Practice Guide, we will look at the way that most companies have viewed interest rate risk over the past nine years, and why that approach is no longer sustainable. Then we’ll look at what companies need to begin doing to prepare for this paradigm shift. 

Putting Your Connectivity on Lockdown
Underwritten by Kyriba

Maintaining the security of bank connections is vital for any treasury department. Treasurers move money every day, and if that movement is not secure, there’s no telling whose hands it could end up in.

In-House Banking: Is it Right for Your Treasury Function?
Underwritten by Thomson Reuters

This guide is intended to be a back office look at in-house banking, providing a glimpse into what multinational corporate treasury teams do on a daily basis to manage their cash and FX needs around the globe.

How Treasury Can Ease The KYC Burden
Underwritten by Thomson Reuters

We can’t make KYC just magically go away—but we may be able to help you make the process more manageable.

Business Continuity Planning: Why Treasury Needs a Plan B
Underwritten by Kyriba

Disaster can strike at any time. In today’s ever-changing world, extreme weather, power outages, cyber events and other incidents can severely disrupt operations.

Business Email Compromise Scams

Business email compromise (BEC) scams are among the top fraud threats to corporate treasury and finance, as both the frequency of attempts and the total dollar amounts stolen have increased dramatically in recent months.

Best Practices in Cash Forecasting

Companies are relying on multiple sources to help put together their cash forecast and are facing new challenges

Insights and Best Practices, Vol. 1
Underwritten by KeyBank

In this comprehensive guide, AFP has compiled the case studies, best practices and practitioner insights from the past six Treasury in Practice installments.

Key Regulations That Impact Treasury Operations
Underwritten by KeyBank

Over the past couple of years, treasury has been facing a virtual onslaught of new federal regulations affecting everything from liquidity to risk to bank account and relationship management. How are you preparing?

Becoming Check-Free: How Treasury Can Move to E-Payments
Underwritten by KeyBank

Pressured by the need to reduce cost and maximize working capital, more companies are embracing electronic payments. Discover the practical implications, challenges, and benefits of making the shift away from paper.

How to Conduct a Successful RFP for Banking Services
Underwritten by KeyBank

Conducting a request for proposal (RFP) for banking services is one of the most time-consuming tasks treasury teams face.

Treasury's Role in Mergers & Acquisitions
Underwritten by KeyBank

This guide identifies key insights for treasurers to discharge effectively their critical role in the M&A process. Whether the goal is to increase product distribution, consolidate operations, or enter new markets, Treasury is well positioned to drive success.

Bank Account Reconciliation Best Practices
Underwritten by KeyBank

It’s easier than ever for companies to automatically match their cash accounts to bank records.

Improving Bank Account Management: Best Practices
Underwritten by KeyBank

Without first creating a rationalized account structure, treasury cannot do an effective job of administrating the accounts and keeping track of all relevant account information.

An Opportunity to Shine: Improving Bank Fee Analysis

Bank fee analysis may not be the sexiest aspect of treasury management, but it’s a critical part of the process and often has a very high ROI, especially at the outset.