Corporate Treasury KPIs

by Bob Lyddon
access120 days access
cpd hours4 CPD hours

This course will enable you to:

  • Understand the key components of treasury management - liquidity management, foreign exchange management, investing liquid resources, borrowing and treasury process costs
  • Establish the right policies, processes and controls, and look at how they can be measured
  • Set appropriate KPIs against these core treasury activities to embed good practice and ensure success
  • Use the best approaches to measure and monitor KPIs in corporate treasury

No matter what sector you work in, there is immense pressure to make the best use of scarce financial resources. But how can you successfully achieve this?

This course will tell you how to run your treasury processes within a framework based on best practice, helping you to make the most of your organisation's resources. It provides a detailed look at how to set up and monitor KPIs around this framework, to measure the effectiveness of the core components of treasury management, including liquidity management, foreign exchange management, and borrowing.

Liquidity management

  • Corporate treasury and KPIs
  • Objectives
  • Policy
  • Processes and controls: joint control
  • Core KPIs
  • Quick ratio
  • Process and controls: primary ownership

Foreign exchange management

  • Objectives
  • Policy scope
  • Background reading
  • Policy contents
  • Processes and controls
  • Setting KPIs

Investing liquid resources

  • Objectives
  • Policy scope
  • Policy contents
  • Processes and controls
  • Setting KPIs


  • Objectives and policy scope
  • Foreign exchange swaps
  • Policy contents
  • Processes and controls
  • Setting KPIs

Treasury process costs

  • The value of corporate treasury processes
  • Swiss-Swedish group case study
  • Policy KPIs
  • Borrowing KPIs
  • Financial and operational KPIs
  • Non-standard hedging contracts

Bob Lyddon is an experienced management consultant both privately and with PwC. Recent engagements include running the IBOS international banking alliance, designing a cross-currency notional pooling service, advising a UK association of payment providers how to access UK and international payment systems, and advising a major player in global payments as to the opportunities and threats arising from the establishment of a new regulator for the UK's payment systems.

Bob is on the faculty of trainers for the UK Association of Corporate Treasurers, and regularly contributes to industry conferences and periodicals.

With PwC, Bob managed several programmes at the time of the initial introduction of the Euro, and prior to that, in a career in international banking spanning 17 years, Bob designed the "Connector" payments network for Bank Boston, and arranged numerous syndicated loans and derivatives transactions for Chemical Bank/Manufacturers Hanover and for Lloyds Bank International.

Bob Lyddon holds a First Class degree in Modern Languages from the University of Cambridge.

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