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The role of CFOs has evolved from managing financial activities to a critical driver of growth, digitisation, and overall business innovation. As business strategies and customer requirements changed based on the ongoing market conditions, the need for businesses to transform has invariably created new responsibilities for CFOs. Although the shift had been in motion for quite some time, it accelerated only after the pandemic. Today, CFOs are experiencing intense pressure triggered by the pandemic and…

The COVID-19 pandemic has profoundly impacted businesses, causing drastic disruption across business aspects from revenue, growth, liquidity to supply chain, and beyond. Today, it has become crucial for CFOs to move from short-term survival mode to long-term planning for optimum risk mitigation, thereby maintaining seamless cash flow while ensuring a quick and stable business recovery. And with its onset, the need for CFOs to embrace newer strategies to reduce COVID-19’s impact both virtually and sometimes without…

The sudden spike in the Covid-19 cases, followed by the restrictions and lockdowns, has massively impacted every business and the Indian economy. Companies are reeling under challenging situations due to supply chain disruptions and social distancing norms in place for an unexpectedly long time. During such unprecedented times, it is critical to keep track of the company’s cash flow, which is the mainstay for any business. To do so, the CFOs need to focus on…

Data has the potential to change the role of the modern corporate treasury by providing actionable insights allowing treasurers to manage their functions better. The spike in digitisation has positioned data as the epicentre of success for companies no matter which industry they belong to. It is changing the face of the world, helping to cure a disease, make a building more efficient, boost a company’s revenue or for those targeted ads you keep seeing every…

Corporate treasury has evolved from being transactional to a strategic one. Corporate treasury is gaining more attention like never before as its ability to control business operations has gone up including its data that bring greater insight into the financial risks facing the organisation. The unprecedented financial crisis has frequented the economy in short periods forcing the treasuries to rethink their strategies and plans to remain unaffected and prolong the cash liquidity. Technology provided the…

Companies are continually being questioned on the need to introduce measures on how to manage their liquidity at times of distress. Optimised liquidity with centralisation has always been one of the critical pillars of the corporate treasury. With economic downturn and recessions, that long-held premise is being put to the test as treasurers across the globe respond to a sudden increase in demand for funds to manage business activity. Unforeseen economic recessions like these, have…

Corporate treasuries miss out on investment opportunities using their company assets that have the potential to be a game-changer. Read to know more to turn the tables. The treasuries of large private corporations must be proactive and rethink their investment strategies – a trick that they can learn from the Indian government who is taking constructive measures to tackle issues like seamless payments for SMEs and creating investment options out of the payments. Companies striving…

In recent times the need for a corporate treasurer to adopt an integrated, holistic approach has gone up instead of temporary solutions for individual issues. The role of a corporate treasurer was confined to solely risk and cash management, but the speed and volatility of global business have transformed the responsibilities into something much bigger. Treasurers need to cope with the growing complexity of financial instruments, volatile financial markets, and the introduction of new regulations…

Dynamic discounting is a workable solution that gives buyers more flexibility to choose how and when to pay their suppliers in exchange for the best possible discount for the goods and services purchased. What Is Cash Discounting? Cash Discounting is an offer presented by sellers to encourage the buyer for clearing payments within a stipulated time period. It is also known as an early payment discount. Businesses aiming to encourage regular payments may offer a…

Companies can be affluent by playing in fewer industries, venturing fewer geographical markets, and having simpler product portfolios than peer firms. Economic downturns are a common phenomenon these days and companies are compelled to make substantial changes to their cost structures.  Most companies these days have been experiencing a significant rate of growth in costs that is proving to be too difficult to maintain. With new economic and challenging factors emerging, CFOs must act fast…