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The Treasurer's handbook - cash in the new post-crisis world

  The Association of Corporate Treasurers |   Free |   The Association of Corporate Treasurers |   Oct 2014 |

The lessons learned from the financial crisis will have a long lasting benefit in the fields of Cash management, forecasting and investing. Understanding the working capital cycle and taking control of it became a priority; in many companies this had been a neglected area. This article describes how making full use of the available accounts receivable and accounts payable technologies, getting on top of reconciliations, reducing admin and errors, tightening Days Sales Outstanding, claiming supplier discounts and improving cash flow and its forecasting will all be a permanent legacy of those critical times.

Topics covered:
  • Management accounting: Technical: Corporate finance & treasury management: Cash management, Intermediate