Financial Management

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Financial Management

2017 Economic Outlook for CFO’s - weathering disruption in a post-brexit world

Despite the unpredictable nature of today’s post-Brexit world, finance leaders must prepare to weather the storm ahead. As the transactional footprints and digitalization of social behaviour expand, relationships are all we have in an environment where disconnection shapes the dialogue in business... view abstract

Company: Dun & Bradstreet | Published: 26 April 2017 | Business Area: Financial Management

Optimising working capital to fuel business growth

A privately owned family business and one of the UK’s leading construction contractors, Clancy Docwra were looking to diversify into newer sectors. Key to this was tight management of their cash flow as they pursued their expansion opportunities, and they required a flexible payments solution that... view abstract

Company: American Express | Published: 19 April 2017 | Business Area: Project Management

A catalyst for high performance: how to unlock your working capital

It’s clear that attempts to improve working capital by unilaterally altering days payable and days sales is an aggressive strategy. It impacts directly on counter-parties, who are asked to bear a deterioration in their own working capital. To maintain good supply chain relationships, businesses are... view abstract

Company: American Express | Published: 18 April 2017 | Business Area: Strategy

Top 3 questions for pension schemes considering a buyout, buy-in or longevity insurance

We are often asked what the single most important factor is behind a pension scheme successfully putting in place an insurance de-risking arrangement and the answer is almost always preparation. Establishing a buyout, buy-in or longevity insurance is not an insignificant undertaking. Timelines are... view abstract

Company: Legal & General | Published: 11 April 2017 | Business Area: Insurance

Cashflow Management – Offering a flexible solution to drive business growth

has accelerated cash generation, increased sales and given the construction company a competitive edge, winning ‘Project of the Year’ at the 2016 CICM British Credit Awards

Company: American Express | Published: 10 April 2017 | Business Area: Financial Management

Cash flow strategy: are you asking the right questions?

When looking at how to implement a cash flow strategy, it’s important to know the facts. A common misconception is that finance solutions work in competition. Actually, it’s possible to keep multiple finance sources on tap, such as overdrafts, loans and working capital, using the most appropriate... view abstract

Company: American Express | Published: 10 April 2017 | Business Area: Strategy

The CFO of the Future: Why the CFO role is evolving and what happens next

As businesses evolve, the need to understand all the numbers and how they affect the company is paramount. This gives CFOs a unique advantage, and the position is evolving as a result. There are several reasons for this evolution, and all of them point to where the position is headed in the future... view abstract

Company: Unit4 Business Software | Published: 05 April 2017 | Business Area: Technology

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4 signs your finance system prevents more efficient processes

CFOs must have a clear view of the most relevant financial data that drives their business decisions on a daily basis. More than that, they need to know without a doubt that the data and reports they receive are consistent across departments and over time. The biggest problem is that too many CFOs... view abstract

Company: Unit4 Business Software | Published: 03 April 2017 | Business Area: Finance and Accounting

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5 Tips for Setting Up a Real-Time Financial Information System

Flexible, real-time financial analysis is the future of financial reporting in the business sector. Analytics and business partnering are ranked as the main priority among CFOs of mid-sized businesses, even ahead of budgeting and forecasting, according to a survey conducted by CEB.

Company: Unit4 Business Software | Published: 30 March 2017 | Business Area: Financial Management

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The 8-ball of customer portfolio segmentation for finance

Winning a match against the competition in your growth efforts takes a mix of strategic thinking, mastery of the landscape and excellent timing. With so much at stake – cash flow, profit margins, customer satisfaction, retention and investor relationships – it can be difficult navigating risk effectively... view abstract

Company: Dun & Bradstreet | Published: 30 March 2017 | Business Area: Financial Reporting

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