Mar 2013

How useful are treasury KPIs?


In corporate treasury measuring performance has become even more important since the financial crisis. Sophisticated financial KPIs are now commonplace within treasury and also increasingly expected at the executive level. This article looks at what KPIs are, how they can be used and some of the problems which arise when attempting to implement relevant KPIs for treasury. (…) Martin Bellin, CEO of BELLIN: “Treasury is often hidden in the background, sometimes operating out of view – and that has to change. If it is to change then performance indicators are definitely something which can help to demonstrate to the management the work which treasury is doing, and how the department is contributing their power and knowledge to the company’s bottom line.” (…)