Are you and your team providing the right information and decision support to your board of directors? According to recent findings from a new CFO Research survey, most CFOs are not. This is why we conducted an online roundtable discussion with three experts -- John Granato, CFO of The Andersons, Inc.; Roxi Wen, CFO of Elo Touch; and Bob Stark, VP of Strategy at Kyriba -- to discuss the critical areas where CFOs need to deliver better information and decision support to the board and CEO.
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Pimkie’s Reverse Factoring program has brought sizeable working capital improvements while bolstering relationships with key suppliers.
Accessible-fashion company Pimkie works with over 200 suppliers located across Asia, Maghreb, Turkey and Europe. The company handles €230 million in purchasing each year.
There is often discussion about how technology can have a transformative impact on treasury, but in many cases, this simply refers to managing existing processes more efficiently. In Worldpay’s case, with a relatively new treasury function that has had to deal with enormous change both within the business and the environment in which it operates, the effect truly has been transformational. Not only has the treasury team been able to manage the growing scale and complexity of the organisation, but it also continues to leverage technology to add value to the business in new ways.
Graff Diamonds has been expanding its network of overseas stores since the first one opened in Monaco in 2000. It now has 45 of its own stores across Europe, Asia, the United States and South Africa with 6 local finance teams whose core responsibility was originally to validate fund clearance for sales. Monthly accounting was always done on a cash rather than accrual basis with too many banks and multiple currency accounts for every entity across 15 different countries.
Crown required a secure, scalable and efficient solution that would enable them to offer an innovative and professional service to clients, reducing the nonproductive global mobility costs of delivering payments worldwide.
ILG is a recognized leader in the watchmaking market and an established player in the branded eyewear, jewelry and leather goods markets.
The Swiss-based manufacturer and distributor has been optimizing its cash management and forecasting using Kyriba to achieve a consolidated view of its group-level cash positions. It has also benefited from Kyriba’s core strength in bank connectivity to enhance controls, reduce risk of fraud, and enable more strategic decision-making.
In 2014, A. Schulman made the decision to embark on a Global Treasury Transformation to support the Group’s evolving business needs in a changing market and regulatory environment, but also to position the Company for growth. Learn why A. Schulman opted to replace their existing TMS with Kyriba.
Large private research university rethinks its treasury approach to increase efficiency and protect against loss
Note: the client in this case study could not be publicly named per university policy, but the assistant treasurer agreed to share their success story anonymously.