Is spending tens of thousands on a vendor solution to compute Cash-Flow-at-Risk really necessary? Vincent Delort, Japan Tobacco International, proves that a low-cost, in-house solution using Excel can be just as effective – including the precise Excel formulae used.
Closer collaboration across multiple functions should improve the information flowing to the treasurer and CFO, and enable them to better communicate financial performance to investors in a way that helps them understand the risks a company faces.
Treasurers are constantly challenged to be more efficient and innovative in driving forward the treasury strategies that are aligned with the underlying business, supporting working capital goals and embracing new technologies. But how best for companies to thrive in this age of disruption?
Managing risk is a priority for treasurers, but methods are changing. Market volatility and sensitivity to global political events, along with new technology and disruptive business models continue to impact business strategy and external market trends.