All posts by Craig Jeffery

Advice for Treasurers to get more out of accounts payable

Getting More Out of Accounts Payable: Lessons for Treasurers

As discussed in the previous post and throughout the series, as the function of accounts payable evolves, Treasury is positioned as an ideal partner to help transform it into a profit center. Here are the...

/ May 21, 2018
A look into B2B payment and working capital management trends

B2B Payments & Working Capital Management Strategies

Nearly half of all corporates see a bank’s B2B payables offerings as being an important factor in the bank selection process. Strategic Treasurer’s B2B Payments and WCM Strategies Survey captured the responses of 335 corporate and...

/ May 9, 2018
Turning AP into a profit center

Transforming AP into a Profit Center

As discussed in the previous post, understanding the need to optimize working capital requires AP and Treasury to work together. So how can a historic cost center like AP become a profit center? The approach...

/ March 27, 2018
Accounts payable

Why the Partnership between Treasury & AP Matters

As discussed in the previous post, Treasury understands that AP has a significant impact on working capital and accordingly, their stake in the success of AP is high. Optimizing working capital and liquidity requires that...

/ March 19, 2018

The Importance of Measurement and the Treasurer’s Stake in AP

As discussed in a previous post, AP is often viewed as a cost center and Treasury, in conjunction with AP, is key to establishing the link between corporate goals and AP’s role. But what are...

/ March 6, 2018

Treasury’s Role in Transforming Accounts Payable into a Profit Center: Recognizing AP’s Plight

Treasury, in conjunction with AP, needs to establish the link between vital corporate goals and AP’s role. Find out how Treasury’s effort and support in this area can be the driving force that helps AP...

/ February 27, 2018

Treasury’s Role in Security — Identifying Vulnerabilities and Addressing Weak Points

As organizations bear the daily burden of protecting their payments, one question looms large: what can be done? Strategic Treasurer’s Craig Jeffery asked that and more when he spoke with security and business payments experts...

/ October 11, 2017