What actually is Treasury

Everything you need to know

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Looking to fulfill your lifelong dream of launching a career in treasury? Did you just Google “Treasury”? We have more in common than you think. In simple terms, treasurers act as financial gatekeepers, ensuring the corporation has the funds to manage day-to-day obligations while simultaneously helping develop long-term strategies and policies. As companies grow and expand globally, so does their spending. Someone must keep track of it all. Treasury!

A formal definition of treasury

Treasury management (or treasury operations) is the oversight of an enterprise’s holdings and assets, with the overarching goal of strategic allocation of the firm’s liquidity and mitigating its operational, financial and reputational risk.

“Treasury Management includes the companies’ collections, disbursements, concentration, investment and funding activities. In larger firms, it may also include trading in bonds, currencies, financial derivatives and the associated financial risk management.”

How Corporate Treasury Helps Boost the Profitability of Businesses

How valuable is the work of a treasurer? We put a figure on it and calculate and quantify how the management of FX risks boosts a company’s profitability. Learn how much value treasury could add to your company.

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The Strategic Role of a Treasurer

From data collector to data strategist: the role of the corporate treasurer has changed dramatically in the last few years. Today, treasury management systems harbor all the data for treasurers to analyze and put to good use.

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We Love Treasury 2

This immersive BELLIN book: We Love Treasury 2 pools together client stories in which financial and software experts reveal how their medium-sized to large companies deal with the many challenges they experience.

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BELLIN Treasury Snippets

Our founder and CEO, Martin Bellin, explains what treasury really is, its place within corporations, and a little history behind treasury.

The 3 columns of corporate finance

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The treasury workstation

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The global treasury

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