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Treasury and cash flow management

Find out more about treasury management and cash flow with our selection of books, articles, guides.

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Featured article

9 ways to grow and improve cashflow 
Sue Hirst shares her tips for ensuring sustainable business growth.

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Featured tax digest

A practical guide to corporate cash pooling 
S. Mainwaring (LexisNexis, September 2014)
Includes sections on cash management, cash pooling, netting and corporate taxes. 

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Handbook of global corporate treasury

A complete guide to operating a corporate treasury from a global perspective. For CFOs and treasurers looking to re-align their treasuries with the growth of the global firm, bankers who seek to maximize the value they create for clients, treasury and finance firm employees, and even finance students, this book provides an easy-to-read approach to this exciting and increasingly complex world.

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Online articles

The Library provides access to leading business, finance and management journals. These journals are available to logged-in ICAEW members, ACA students and other entitled users subject to suppliers' terms of use.

Treasurers at risk of unidentified FX exposures

The article focuses on the need of treasurers to have expertise on foreign currencies (FX) and tools to track movements. Other topics discussed include concerns over manual FX exposure identification and capture processes, pros and cons of automation of the FX process, and significance of market knowledge to treasurers.

Preparing for continued fx volatility

The article reports on the volatility of the foreign exchange market and its impact on corporate treasurers. The factors that contribute to the situation are discussed, including Great Britain's withdrawal from the European Union and the election of Donald Trump as president of the U.S. Also noted are the opinions of several foreign exchange market experts, including Richard Bibbey and Karl Schamotta, about the market's condition..

Beyond benchmarks

A look at how some companies are bringing treasury benchmarking into the 21st century, by reframing it to focus on results rather than processes.

Useful links

European Association of Corporate Treasurers (EACT)
The website provides information about EACT activities and events as well as an archive of press releases and useful resources.

Financial Reporting Council summary of reporting practices
The FRC’s Financial Reporting Lab has developed this summary of reporting practices that investors have indicated help to answer their basic questions on debt and cash flows, such as how operating profits convert to operating cash flows. Published in September 2013.

Guides to managing cashflow
Simple, practical guidance to help businesses manage their cashflow issues. Produced by the Chartered Institute of Credit Management.

The Treasurer
The magazine of the Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT). You can read articles from past issues of the journal with a free registration; the last three issues are only available to ACT members. The website also includes a glossary of treasury terms.

Treasury Management International
Includes links to articles on Treasury Strategy and Transformation.

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Articles and books in the Library collection

The international treasurer's handbook 
(Association of Corporate Treasurers)
Technical guidance on corporate financial management, capital markets and funding, money management, risk management and managing the treasury function.
Since 2015 the Handbook has been available as a wiki.

The handbook of global corporate treasury 
(John Wiley & Sons, 2013)
A complete guide to designing, running, evaluating and improving a global corporate treasury.

Guide to cash management: how to avoid a business credit crunch 
(Profile Books, 2012)
This guide explains the six critical aspects of cash and cash flow: forecasting; treasury management, working capital efficiency, investment opportunities, product profitability, and cash surpluses.

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