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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…

Accounts Receivable (AR) Management is the foundation of a consistent and solid cash flow, keeping business in a situation to drive growth, work better, and increase productivity. In the new COVID economy, it has become evident that some AR measures are obsolete, being intensely dependent on paper and manual processes that restricted cash flow and scalability in such challenging times. As such, AR automation has become a cornerstone to ensure agile and resilient operations.  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…

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…

Every organisation utilises a customer-centric approach to deliver products and services. Whether you are from IT domain offering web development services or a product-based company that offers a range of AR-related products, everyone wants to keep customers happy. Owing to the same reason, most organisations use customer-centric analysis for enhanced approach and effective service/product delivery. But, have you ever thought of customer-centric analytics integration to your finance function? Analytics in financial business empowers you to…

Globalised Treasury Model Emerging markets have proved to be lucrative business grounds for big conglomerates. The treasury systems that deal protracted businesses across the world have also evolved. Here is a look at the globalised treasury model The economic paradigms of the world have been on the churn for sometime now. Interconnected business enterprises of today extend over geopolitical barriers, cultural frontiers and geographical parameters. The untapped potential of the developing markets are being unabashedly…

Cashflow forecasting is a process that requires tremendous data inflows. Multiple streams of various data packages that are inherent for different layers of business come together to form a coherent whole. The endemic problem that these forecasts suffer, however, is that they are consistently prone to mistakes. Inaccuracies notwithstanding, cash flow forecasting still remains one of the most important ways, a corporation can rectify its own cash deficits. Since strengthening the levels inside a company…

Forecasting the state of your cash flow in a future date is very crucial for your company’s financial health. Here are a few applications that will help you in this task: The growth spurts of a modern business rests with the effective leverage of cash flow forecasting tools. Painstakingly moulded for sustainable income generation, these financial instruments have come to represent stability in growing businesses and their projected expansion trajectory. Here are some modern cash…

The ultimate goal of any for-profit enterprise is to maximise the wealth of the owner. To do that, it is essential for any business to manage the treasury. One of the main tasks for a CFO involves looking after the treasury and managing it in the best possible manner.  Treasury management, also known as treasury operations, involves the management of a company’s holdings, with the end goal of managing the company’s liquidity and lessening its…