Treasury Management Essentials

Treasury Management Essentials

Can’t the Postman Just Ring Once? Improving Receivables Postings
5/22/2018 • 12:00 AM-4:30 PM • Room 202 • Audience: Intermediate

Sure you got the cash, but what about all of the other information that comes with it: client name, invoice numbers, discounts, dates, etc.? Was it NACHA and the Federal Reserve doing to help you? What FinTech solutions are on the horizon? The next wave of enhancements are coming to automate this process.

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Same Day the Rule vs. Real Time the Choice
5/22/2018 • 12:00 AM-4:30 PM • Room 206 • Audience: Advanced

A look back at the Same Day ACH multi-phased implementation and a discussion on Bank expectations and customer expectations versus realization. Including a look ahead to Real Time Payments along with our plans are to implement, notify and educate our clients. In addition to best practices of when to use same day vs real time vs wire vs next day.

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Treasury: A Partner in Expansion for Growth
5/22/2018 • 12:00 AM-4:30 PM • Room 325 • Audience: Advanced

The topic covers Treasury’s role in Global expansion and M&A and its key considerations. Key audience Learnings understanding the various components of signals for change and treasury’s key considerations while going through the journey of Global expansion, M&A and Integration stages.

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Embracing Robotics & FinTech to Maximize investment in your TMS
5/22/2018 • 4:40 PM-5:30 PM • Room 205 • Audience: Intermediate

Evolving FinTech soluitons are forcing companies to rethink how they make and accept payments. In addition, the world of robotics is driving companies to think about automation of non-value added treasury tasks. How will these two areas impact the use of and development of TMS? This session will provide you areas of consideration as you look to enhance the investment made in your TMS.

Agents of Change: Gen Z and Millennials in the Marketplace
5/23/2018 • 8:30 AM-9:20 AM • Room 204 • Audience: Beginner

They value experiences over possessions and flexibility over pay. They’re diverse, digital, and demanding. They’re your consumers and the next big workforce. Your business wants their business and their skills. Hear Generations expert, Ryan Jenkins walk through traits and behavioral trends of next generation consumers that are impacting payments and processes and learn what you can do to turn millennials into loyal customers and employees.

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Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT): Impact on Treasury
5/23/2018 • 9:30 AM-10:20 AM • Room 204 • Audience: Beginner

A blockchain is the most mature example of a distributed ledger. But a distributed ledger does not have to be a “blockchain”. This presentation will cut through the buzz and provide an overview of blockchain, what it is and how it works, so that we can discuss how it potentially impacts treasury management. We’ll also cover Distributed Ledger Technology, how it differs from blockchain and how it can also be leveraged within treasury.

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Matching a TMS to Your Unique Company
5/23/2018 • 9:30 AM-10:20 AM • Room 326 • Audience: Beginner

Most Treasury Management Systems operate with the same procedures such as and practices to accomplish the same goal. They display cash position, generate forecasts, connect to banks, send payments, etc. But what if your TMS could do more than focus just on everyday treasury tasks? This session will demonstrate how to think outside of the box when using a TMS along with personalizing your TMS to fit your specific company goals and objectives.

All Roads Lead to Treasury Management
5/23/2018 • 11:20 AM-12:10 PM • Room 203 • Audience: Intermediate

Treasury is no longer merely a function for cash management rather a strategic initiative with increased focus on broader initiatives. Today’s corporate treasurer maintains a true ‘seat at the table’ interfacing with key business units and integral to the decision-making process. Join this expert panel as they take a provocative look at Treasury, from global and domestic, to specifics in technology, asking questions guaranteed to engage us in a strong and insightful dialogue.

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Is Your Current Receivables Strategy Optimized?
5/23/2018 • 2:10 PM-3:00 PM • Room 202 • Audience: Intermediate

Ease and convenience of payments are paramount in an ever changing payment landscape. As technologies evolve and behaviors change how will your business adapt its receivables strategy to account for this disruption? What payment acceptance method(s) are right for your organization and what considerations should be addressed? Attend to explore the cost of payment acceptance, what is most often overlooked, and how data-driven strategies can change the way your organization approaches payment acceptance.

What Gets Measured, Gets Managed
5/23/2018 • 2:10 PM-3:00 PM • Room 324 • Audience: Intermediate

Organizations use KPIs to evaluate their success at reaching targets by drawing comparisons, results in growth and effective goal setting. The objectives of KPI benchmarking are: to determine what and where improvements are called for, to analyze how other organizations achieve high-performance levels; then to use this information to improve processes. In this session, major KPI’s that measure the effectiveness of treasury operations will be highlighted.

Treasury Transformation – Is Technology Your Friend or Foe?
5/23/2018 • 2:10 PM-3:00 PM• Room 326 • Audience: Intermediate

As corporate treasurers now play an increasingly strategic role in their organizations, how do they transform and align corporate treasury with other parts of the business? How has technology played a key role within transformation? Inadequate systems. Inefficient management of foreign exchange/commodities. Limited visibility into global operations. Does this sound like the capabilities of a worthy strategic partner? While no executive would knowingly pursue a relationship like this, it appears that some of today’s CFOs have inadvertently created such an organization. Most corporate treasury groups rely on multiple data sources and solutions

Treasury Maturity and the Impact of Exponential Technology
5/23/2018 • 4:00 PM-4:50 PM • Room 202 • Audience: Intermediate

Today’s treasury of Risk Management, Cash Management and Corporate Financing has been the norm for the last 20-30 years. Now with the focus changing to geo-political risks, cybercrime and exponential technology what’s going to impact corporate treasury tomorrow and beyond? In our presentation we will share our view on the future of treasury from the context of mega trends, such as analytics, AI, blockchain and APIs, and discuss how corporate treasuries will be potentally impacted.

Who was Paid and what was the Payment for? IDK!
5/23/2018 • 4:00 PM-4:50 PM • Room 204 • Audience: Intermediate

It should be easy, but the answer to, “who paid and what was the payment for?” is complex. But why? This is core to the payment lifecycle, but reconcilement is challenged by diverse payment method/types, regional clearing systems, currency, returns, and lack of mandated invoicing. We will review the Information Reporting landscape and best practices that banks, corporates and vendors can implement new standards.

Making the Business Case for Treasury Technology
5/23/2018 • 4:00 PM-4:50 PM • Room 205 • Audience: Intermediate

Treasury management systems offer many benefits for treasury teams. However, for many treasurers, justifying the value of treasury technology is a difficult exercise given decreasing budgets and other spending pressures. In this session, Kyriba will review a comprehensive checklist to help measure the value treasury systems really can bring to your organization, including Tips and tricks, Treasury management ROI, and practical examples of where various treasury systems benefit an organization, treasury management selection best practices.

Streamlining Enterprise Payments: The Payment Factory in Practice
5/23/2018 • 4:00 PM-4:50 PM • Room 325 • Audience: Intermediate

How does a payment factory work in practice? FIS and Corporate Practitioner (TBD) discuss the elements of implementing a true payment factory solution using standards for formats, security, fraud prevention and communication as well as employing essential tools for transformation and ‘normalization’ of the information that goes in and out of a company’s back office systems. This session will focus on best practice for automated payment solutions as well as real world examples of a fully implemented payment factory.

ISO 20022! What Value Does It Provide? Banks, Corporates, Regulators.
5/24/2018 • 8:30 AM-9:20 AM • Room 205 • Audience: Intermediate

Standardization makes things easier. The increasing adoption of the ISO 20022 standard is simplifying the business case for migrating to what is widely considered as the common language of financial telecommunications. But, what exactly is the value it provides? This session will make the case for Corporates, Financial Institutions, and Regulators to move away from exchanging data in proprietary formats which are experiencing reduced support. Normalizing this data into common standards via ISO 20022 will enhance the usability of analytics for treasury and finance teams, while supporting the automation of end-to-end processes.

$172B Stolen: Automating AP to Reduce Risk and Improve Controls
5/24/2018 • 9:30 AM-10:20 AM • Room 202 • Audience: Intermediate

Integrated payables platforms can not only be used for internal efficiencies, but also are a built in fraud prevention. Whether you pay by check, ACH , Wire or even corporate card, an integrated payables solution also adds layers of security. When paying by check, files are submitted through positive pay. Consider payments by corporate card through this solution, among all the benefits a card program can provide you, virtual one-time use cards are issued..

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Acquisition Complete, Now the Fun Starts: Considerations for Global Integration
5/24/2018 • 9:30 AM-10:20 AM • Room 325 • Audience: Beginner

We will explore lessons learned by a treasury management team during their global treasury integration project that was a result of multiple acquisitions. Our discussion will highlight best practices for managing a successful acquisition from a treasury perspective as well as how to approach integration after the acquisition closes.

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Evolve Your Account Analysis Capabilities
5/24/2018 • 9:30 AM-10:20 AM • Room 324 • Audience: Intermediate

Corporate Treasurers are under continual pressure to reduce expenses. The power and impact of knowing your account analysis can help ease that burden. Obtain visibility from understanding how services are being charged. Achieve stability controlling bank accounts. Increase expense reduction opportunities. This informational session will provide the necessary skills to examine account analysis statements with emphasis on bank services and pricing. Two industry experts will share best practices to successfully reduce your bank fees.

Sharpening Your Focus on Smarter Receivables
5/24/2018 • 10:30 AM-11:20 AM • Room 204 • Audience: Intermediate

Faster payments improve accounts payable efficiency. Successful accounts receivables need a strong focus on smarter payments. If you don’t receive the right payment data, cash application takes longer than with checks. How can you reduce costs and cycle times for processing electronic receivables? How can you accommodate business growth when FTEs are mired in exception handling and data entry? Hear your peers discuss their approach to smarter receivables.

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Faster Payments for a Faster World — Real-Time Payments Discussion
5/24/2018 • 10:30 AM-11:20 AM • Room 205 • Audience: Intermediate

The convergence of mobile technology and digital commerce is leading to real-time payment innovation around the world. While the U.S. market has seen a recent increase in the development of innovative payment products, real-time payments represent a new phase in the evolution of digital payments and mark the creation of the first new payment network in more than 40 years. The goal of this session is to discuss Real-Time Payment (RTP) network’s capabilities and unique ways it differentiates itself. Our panel of RTP early adopters will define some key attributes and highlight lessons learned.

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Tax Reform: How Should Treasurers Prepare?
5/24/2018 • 10:30 AM-11:20 AM • Room 326 • Audience: Intermediate

This session dives into practical treasury considerations for potential policy changes, including tax reform, interest rate hikes, and foreign policy decisions. For instance, how should treasury approach a potential tax repatriation holiday? Would tax reform enable greater flexibility on the use and mobility of cash (e.g., ability to use treasury structures and global cash pools)? This is an opportunity to examine the latest developments in tax policy, reforms, and significant impacts on treasury activities.

Fireside Chat on Treasury Career Advice
5/24/2018 • 12:20 PM-1:10 PM • Room 324 • Audience: Beginner

A panel discussion on treasury career paths…what we did, where we are and how we got there.