Corporate Treasury KPIs

by Bob Lyddon
access120 days access
cpd hours4 CPD hours
price£75+vat

This course will enable you to:

  • Explore the key components of treasury management - liquidity management, foreign exchange management, borrowing and the investment of liquid resources
  • Establish the right policies, processes and controls and look at how they can be measured
  • Discover what KPIs can be set against treasury activities to embed good practice
  • Look at how to measure and monitor KPIs in corporate treasury

The pressure on accountants and financial professionals to make the best use of scarce financial resources is unrelenting, whether you are in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. But what does that mean in practice?

Making the most of your organisation's resources means running your treasury processes within a framework based on best practice. Any company can implement KPIs around their treasury activities to follow this framework, whether they have a treasury department or not.

This course looks at how to use a key performance indicator framework to embed good practice. It explores, in detail, the key components of treasury management and what KPIs can be set and monitored for each.

Liquidity management

  • What is liquidity management?
  • What are the objectives for this activity?
  • What is the typical policy scope?
  • What are the typical policy contents?
  • What are the typical policy sections?
  • What ancillary processes are required?
  • What is the liquidity management process?
  • What are the specifics of a typical liquidity management policy?
  • What KPIs could be set against elements in the liquidity management framework?
  • What KPIs could be set against the general elements in the policy?
  • What KPIs could be set against the specific elements in the policy?

Foreign exchange management

  • What is foreign exchange management?
  • What are the objectives?
  • What is the typical policy scope?
  • What are the basics of cost of risk mitigation cover?
  • What are the basics of foreign exchange markets?
  • What is the policy content?
  • What processes are required by the policies?
  • What KPIs could be set securing the value of the business?
  • What KPIs could be set rates achieved against the benchmark?

Investment of liquid resources

  • What are the objectives of this activity?
  • What is the typical scope of the policy?
  • What is the policy content?
  • What processes are required by the policies?
  • What KPIs could be set for safety?
  • What KPIs could be set for liquidity?
  • What KPIs could be set for yield?
  • What KPIs could be set for visibility and mobilisation?

Borrowing

  • What exactly is borrowing?
  • What are the objectives of this activity?
  • What is the typical policy scope?
  • What is the policy content?
  • What processes are required by the policies?
  • What KPIs could be set?

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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