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  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Budgeting And Forecasting 2010 Survey Results

    In the book The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable, author Nassim Taleb reminds us that human nature places too much weight on the odds that past events will repeat, and does not give credence to the fact that most of the "really important events are rare and...

    Provided By Association for Financial Professionals

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    A New Approach To Reliable Cash Flow Forecasting

    With the credit crisis evolving, it is no surprise that cash flow forecasting is a top priority for banks and companies. In times of tight credit, it is vital to know where, when and how much cash will be available. Reliable cash forecasting is not only a prerequisite for efficient...

    Provided By Association for Financial Professionals

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Leveraging Existing Assets: Accounts Payable And Receivable Shared Service Model

    Corporate finance professionals, similar to parents of multiples, are currently looking at what can't be shared within their organisations - and, more importantly, what can be shared. In other words, a shared services model for various functions - specifically operating several finance functions under the same umbrella. Traditionally, finance functions...

    Provided By Association for Financial Professionals

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Accounts Payable: A Vehicle To Drive Competitive Advantage

    In response to the current protracted economic downturn, financial executives are refocusing their efforts on the efficiency of their business operations as a source of potential savings. Improving the accounts payable (A/P) process has become an increasingly critical function for optimising cash flow and providing financial management support in an...

    Provided By Association for Financial Professionals

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Enhancing Receivables For Improved Business Performance

    Since the start of the financial crisis, working capital management has become a dominant theme for corporate treasurers. In a constrained credit market with a high cost of borrowing through overdrafts or the capital markets, corporate are forced to look internally for ways to address costly inefficiencies in the financial...

    Provided By Association for Financial Professionals

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Why SMEs Should Protect Credit With Automated Accounts Payable

    As organisations look to tighten control of costs in the current downturn and protect lines of credit with their suppliers, the need for accurate financial processes has become imperative. A recent survey among Accounts Payable (A/P) professionals cited cost reduction, process improvement and increased control as the three major challenges...

    Provided By Association for Financial Professionals

  • White Papers // May 2009

    Open Standards For Payables And Receivables

    Regarding message standardisation of corporate-to-corporate and corporate-to-government financial supply chains, there is a similar trend of collaboration between multiple standards organisations. UN/CEFACT is the most logical candidate to be the umbrella for such standards. Banks, public administrations and a few corporations are collaborating to ensure that the existing EDI-based invoicing...

    Provided By Association for Financial Professionals

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Emerging Trends And Developments In Liquidity Management

    Emerging trends and continued developments in payments and receivables systems deployment, workflow and automation technology are making this initiative more manageable, less expensive and faster to execute. Large organisations typically have many back office systems (Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) or Accounts Payable (AP)/Accounts Receivable (AR) systems, cash management, payroll, etc.)...

    Provided By Association for Financial Professionals

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Leveraging Existing Assets: Accounts Payable And Receivable Shared Service Model

    Corporate finance professionals, similar to parents of multiples, are currently looking at what can't be shared within their organisations - and, more importantly, what can be shared. In other words, a shared services model for various functions - specifically operating several finance functions under the same umbrella. Traditionally, finance functions...

    Provided By Association for Financial Professionals

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Accounts Payable: A Vehicle To Drive Competitive Advantage

    In response to the current protracted economic downturn, financial executives are refocusing their efforts on the efficiency of their business operations as a source of potential savings. Improving the accounts payable (A/P) process has become an increasingly critical function for optimising cash flow and providing financial management support in an...

    Provided By Association for Financial Professionals

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Why SMEs Should Protect Credit With Automated Accounts Payable

    As organisations look to tighten control of costs in the current downturn and protect lines of credit with their suppliers, the need for accurate financial processes has become imperative. A recent survey among Accounts Payable (A/P) professionals cited cost reduction, process improvement and increased control as the three major challenges...

    Provided By Association for Financial Professionals

  • White Papers // May 2009

    Open Standards For Payables And Receivables

    Regarding message standardisation of corporate-to-corporate and corporate-to-government financial supply chains, there is a similar trend of collaboration between multiple standards organisations. UN/CEFACT is the most logical candidate to be the umbrella for such standards. Banks, public administrations and a few corporations are collaborating to ensure that the existing EDI-based invoicing...

    Provided By Association for Financial Professionals

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Emerging Trends And Developments In Liquidity Management

    Emerging trends and continued developments in payments and receivables systems deployment, workflow and automation technology are making this initiative more manageable, less expensive and faster to execute. Large organisations typically have many back office systems (Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) or Accounts Payable (AP)/Accounts Receivable (AR) systems, cash management, payroll, etc.)...

    Provided By Association for Financial Professionals

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Enhancing Receivables For Improved Business Performance

    Since the start of the financial crisis, working capital management has become a dominant theme for corporate treasurers. In a constrained credit market with a high cost of borrowing through overdrafts or the capital markets, corporate are forced to look internally for ways to address costly inefficiencies in the financial...

    Provided By Association for Financial Professionals

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    A New Approach To Reliable Cash Flow Forecasting

    With the credit crisis evolving, it is no surprise that cash flow forecasting is a top priority for banks and companies. In times of tight credit, it is vital to know where, when and how much cash will be available. Reliable cash forecasting is not only a prerequisite for efficient...

    Provided By Association for Financial Professionals

  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Budgeting And Forecasting 2010 Survey Results

    In the book The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable, author Nassim Taleb reminds us that human nature places too much weight on the odds that past events will repeat, and does not give credence to the fact that most of the "really important events are rare and...

    Provided By Association for Financial Professionals