Treasury Concepts

As a treasurer, managing cash is a primary responsibility, regardless of the size and industry of your company. On top of that, treasury works with the rest of the business to manage cashflow and efficiency and risks.

We have prepared a series of treasury concepts that may benefit your business. Whether you are looking to expand internationally, set up a treasury centre or shared service centre, or simply manage liquidity more effectively, these treasury management techniques will provide new perspectives on optimising cash management. 

Click on a concept to find out what it is about, why it is important and how you can employ it in your business. 

Cash Management

Cash management is the process of collecting, making payments and managing cashflow and investments. Treasurers are responsible for achievi... Read more

Intercompany loans

Similar to bank loans, intercompany loans refer to lending between entities within the same group. Read more

Sweeping/ Zero Balance Account (ZBA)

ZBA are checking accounts with zero balances where funds are physically swept to eliminate excess balances and maintain greater control ove... Read more

In-house Banks (IHB)

In-house banks provide corporate treasurers with another method of centralising and consolidating their business. Read more

Interest Optimisation

Maximise your interest yield from for your balances held with the bank. Read more

Notional Pooling

Cash balances in different accounts are notionally offset to derive the net balance, which is then used to calculate interest. Read more

Receivables management

Receivables is a key component of working capital management, and there are a wide range of solutions to facilitate efficient management of... Read more

Payment Factory

A centralised management of payments for the organisation to drive greater visibility, control and efficiency in the execution process. Read more

Multilateral Payment Netting

A streamlined settlement process between multiple parties where transactions are summed. Read more

Treasury Centres

A centralised treasury is one way to reduce the tax burden, centralise risk management, improve liquidity and enhance yield on cash. Read more

Treasury Tax Management

Tax is an important consideration in treasury and cash management optimisation. Read more

Payables Management

Paying efficiently for goods and services procured and receiving money for sales are critical to business survival. Read more