Rethink the way you plan, budget, and forecast.
With the end of 2017 fast approaching, many finance professionals might be counting down the days with some degree of dread. Year End is just around the corner and with it comes the many long hours accountants will spend going over balance sheets and profit and loss accounts, investigating account irregularities and chasing sign offs.
Coffee is the second most traded commodity in the world and is subject to plenty of price volatility. Costa Coffee's treasury manager discusses how the company hedges pricing and foreign exchange risks to minimise volatility.
Ireland is a potential beneficiary as businesses relocate from the UK post-Brexit, but this is undermined by the threatened disruption and complexities that increasingly appear to be a likely consequence.
A US study, based on the quick service restaurant chain Chick-fil-A, offers conflicting evidence on whether a TMS is the best option when upgrading from Excel-based forecasting.
With four hikes since late 2015 - three of them in the past six months - US interest rates are moving higher in line with a strengthening economy. However, for many American corporates the trend has raised concerns over their working capital management.
Investment banks Bank of America Merrill and JP Morgan both believe a sharp correction lies ahead.
Uncertainty surrounding the UK’s exit terms from the EU is preventing businesses from being able to accurately hedge foreign-exchange risks.
Why a career in sales proposal writing should be a no-brainer for bright young finance graduates.