Cash forecasting involves trying to predict the future, which is impossible. AI-based cash forecasting tools can help simplify a treasurer’s job, but striving for 100% accuracy is a waste of time. Treasurers should focus on using the data they have to gain insight into their future cash position, rather than attempting to predict every single factor.
Article published on 14 december 2021 on website: theglobaltreasurer.com written by Liz Salecka Corporate treasurers are now well placed to pursue greater career ambitions – even outside treasury Corporate treasurers have historically always taken a back seat in driving forward corporate operational and strategic thinking, and for many this has […]
Doing business internationally often means dealing with foreign currency (FX). This poses a risk as the exchange rate changes daily, basically every second. To mitigate this risk a company can hedge the position via FX deals (discussed in a previous article). But what are the costs of those deals to companies? […]
An interim treasurer is just like a normal treasurer. The difference is that he has a flexible contract and changes “jobs” more often. Assignments can be to replace the existing treasurer due to leave or sickness. This means that he gets to take an operational role and be part of the […]
Als je ondernemer bent of als financiële professional werkt in een kleine of middelgrote organisatie die geen treasurer of cash manager in dienst heeft, vraag je je wellicht af of je alle treasury taken wel goed geregeld hebt. Iemand aannemen voor deze taken gaat misschien een stap te ver. Maar dat […]
Per 13 January 2018 we have a new payments service directive (nr. 2) live in the European Union, PSD2 for short. One part of PSD2 is the possibility for banks to offer instant payments between banks in the EU. Within max 10 seconds money flows from one bank to the other, […]
Does your bank send you a monthly invoice how much they charge you on banking costs? Some do but some don’t. Even if you receive an overview of these costs – do you look at them? Often organizations don’t and that’s a pity. A bank is as much a services provider […]
All treasurers and most financials know the statement “cash is king”. I do not have to explain the meaning; it is best for a company to have cash above any other forms of (accounting) income. Not talking about the problems of not having any cash. Having cash makes a company stronger […]