TIPCO Treasury & Technology

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Access to group-wide data in Excel: Flexible reporting at STIHL

8th October 2018

The age-old problem with treasury reporting is that setting up reports takes time and money. Large Excel files with flexible data capturing features need to be prepared and sent to subsidiaries in order for these to enter the necessary data. The next challenge is to collect the data, identify and correct any formatting and data capture errors and...
Automated workflows – smart guides for your treasury processes

4th June 2018

A workflow is a series of tasks needed to accomplish a specific treasury-related goal, eg to open a bank guarantee. It typically spans a number of internal and external systems and involves different types of user roles/actors responsible for performing the workflow tasks needed to accomplish the goal. What is a good workflow? A good workflow...
Maximum automation: from project-related business to risk reporting at Rieter

9th May 2018

Automated FX management and IFRS 9: In the course of a joint development project, the textile machine manufacturer Rieter and the reporting specialist TIPCO have created a tool which not only reflects the company’s FX hedging strategy but also prepares hedge proposals. The tool even takes care of the reporting for hedge accounting in...
Cash flow forecasting – more than just safeguarding liquidity

28th March 2018

  “We don’t need cash flow forecasting” – statements like this are frequently heard at companies with significant cash reserves. They often highlight concerns about major internal expenses as capturing the relevant data can tie up significant resources. Modern cash flow forecasting, however, is about far more than...
From dull numbers to smart data: A new era of cash visibility is dawning

5th March 2018

Building on information that is now more readily available than ever before, advances in technology help create new insights for corporate treasurers. For the last decade or so, many treasury departments have focused on getting their hands on the data required for establishing daily, or at least weekly, visibility of group-wide cash. Countless...
Why bank fee monitoring is more than just “penny pinching”

5th February 2018

The electronic analysis of bank fees not only cuts costs but also helps to sustainably improve the quality of treasury processes. Monitoring bank fees is not a task which is particularly popular in treasury departments. The idea of working through stacks of paper in the hope of understanding confusing bank fee nomenclature doesn’t...