Fraud and Compliance have begun replacing Cash Forecasting and Liquidity Management as the top priorities for Corporate Treasurers. While Risk Management has always been a priority for Treasurers, managing risk typically meant implementing a good hedging policy or ensuring sufficient liquidity to meet cash obligations.
Through analysis of cash positions, foreign exchange risk and counterparty risk, powerful tools now help CFOs effectively perform their duties.
A company's performance is often summed up by its capacity to produce, sell and innovate, and its ability to attract and motivate talent. The effectiveness of its finance policy is highlighted less frequently, as if it played only a minor role in the company's success. In fact, the situation is quite different. Financial departments are constantly seeking tools and solutions to help them optimize their cash management, allowing them to become more efficient in an increasingly competitive environment.
Cash management is a critically-important piece of the corporate puzzle. For the continued health of the average business, maximizing cash on hand has become a top priority, forcing organizations to seek new strategies and solutions that support this need. Our recent research report, Understanding the Real Value of Supply Chain Finance, details the opportunities inherent in supply chain finance programs and provides a framework for enterprises seeking to leverage this financial solution.