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Gone are the days when people viewed corporate treasurers as behind-the-scenes functionaries who simply controlled bank accounts and wrote checks. Today, with more companies maintaining a global presence and upping their M&A activity, treasurers shoulder a variety of responsibilities that put them front and center in a firm’s tactical and strategic picture. The Economist Intelligence Unit’s up-to-the-minute survey of corporate treasury staff across a broad industry spectrum shines a light on how the treasurer’s role has changed and how savvy professionals can prepare for their future. getAbstract recommends this article to treasurers, their staff and nonfinancial executives.

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The Economist Intelligence Unit is an independent research and analysis organization.

 

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The role of the corporate treasurer is changing, and treasurers are adapting in a variety of ways. While forecasting and controlling cash flow is still a central part of the job, doing so often involves centralizing data from a variety of sources, both domestic and foreign. For many treasurers, the most difficult aspect of obtaining relevant financial information is communicating effectively with diverse and often far-flung departments and sources. Fostering relationships and understanding the different parts of a business’s operations are critical in securing cooperation. For example...


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