The Practitioner's Guide
Treasury Management: The Practitioner's Guide describes all aspects of the treasury function. This comprehensive book includes chapters covering the treasury department, cash transfer methods, cash forecasting, cash concentration, working capital management, debt management, equity management, investment management, foreign exchange risk management, interest risk management, clearing and settlement systems, and treasury systems.
If you are a treasurer, CFO, cash manager, or controller, Treasury Management: The Practitioner's Guide allows you to quickly grasp the real world of treasury management and the many practical and strategic issues faced by treasurers and financial professionals today.
STEVEN M. BRAGG, CPA, has been the chief financial officer or controller of four companies, as well as a consulting manager at Ernst & Young and an auditor at Deloitte & Touche. He received a master's degree in finance from Bentley College, an MBA from Babson College, and a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Maine. He has been the two-time president of the Colorado Mountain Club, is an avid alpine skier and mountain biker, and is a certified master diver. Mr. Bragg resides in Centennial, Colorado. He is also the author of Accounting Best Practices and Accounting Policies and Procedures Manual (both published by Wiley).
Many organizations are reporting or projecting a significantcost savings through the use of cloud computing—utilizingshared computing resources to provide ubiquitous access fororganizations and end users. Just as many organizations, however,are expressing concern with security and privacy issues for theirorganization's data in the "cloud." Auditing Cloud Computingprovides necessary guidance to build a proper audit to ensureoperational integrity and customer data protection, among otheraspects, are addressed for cloud based resources.Provides necessary guidance to ensure auditors address securityand privacy aspects that through a proper audit can provide aspecified level of assurance for an organization's resourcesReveals effective methods for evaluating the security andprivacy practices of cloud servicesA cloud computing reference for auditors and IT securityprofessionals, as well as those preparing for certificationcredentials, such as Certified Information Systems Auditor(CISA)
Timely and practical, Auditing Cloud Computing expertlyprovides information to assist in preparing for an audit addressingcloud computing security and privacy for both businesses and cloudbased service providers.
How can your supply chain create competitive advantages and helpachieve business goals? Drawing from the author's abundant researchand analysis, this resourceful book shows how aligning the supplychain design with business strategy helps build competitivecapabilities, prioritize capital investments, and takes your firmbeyond the industry best-practices to create competitiveadvantages, not just competitive parity. Summarizing the currentliterature on business and supply chain strategies, this bookprovides path-breaking new direction to build your own winningsupply chain strategy. Real-life cases show how this strategyalignment has produced results for the most successful companiesand how it can be achieved in your firm.An overview of the concepts of business strategy, the currentthinking on supply chain strategy and why it is inadequate to drivecompetitive advantage through supply chain designProcess for establishing your own supply chain strategy tobuild competitive advantageThe place of technology in creating business capabilities inmodern corporations and why managing technology should be a corecompetence and an integral part of strategy planningStep-by-step direction and examples for creating strategyalignment and designing a supply chain that goes beyond supportingyour operationsCase studies including Wal-mart, Cemex, Kmart, HP, Dell, andothers
Consolidating the lessons learned along with implementationguidance, Supply Chain as Strategic Asset is the must-readroad map for designing a supply chain that will be vital inachieving your business goals.
For CFOs and treasurers looking to re-align their treasuries with the growth of the global firm, bankers who seek to maximize the value they create for clients, treasury and finance firm employees, and even finance students, this book provides an easy-to-read approach to this exciting and increasingly complex world. It includes a toolkit that gives practitioners a reference point that they can adapt immediately for use in their firms, providing a low-cost, high-efficiency advisory solution they previously lacked.Offers a uniquely global perspective unlike most books on the subject, which tend to focus on the US marketIncorporates a bottom-up, segmented approach that uses fundamental building blocks to form a comprehensive overview of corporate treasuryIncludes a toolkit that provides a ready foundation for learning based on checklists, templates, and scorecards that can be adapted and customized to the needs of an individual firmWritten by an author with more than 13 years working in different aspects of corporate and institutional banking, from capital markets to transaction servicesWritten by an author who has spent many years working
The Handbook of Global Corporate Treasury serves as a ready reference for anyone interested in the nuances and practicalities of the complex world of corporate treasury.
Bookkeeping Essentials: How to Succeed as a Bookkeeper isthe handy problem-solver that gives today's busy bookkeepers andaccountants the helpful information they need in a quick-referenceformat. Whether in public practice or private industry,professionals will always have this reliable reference tool attheir fingertips.Packed with practical techniques and rules of thumb foranalyzing, evaluating, and solving the day-to-day problems everyaccountant facesHelps bookkeepers and accountants quickly pinpoint what to lookfor, what to watch out for, what to do, and how to do itOffers hundreds of explanations supported by a multitude ofexamples, tables, charts, and ratios
Filled with dozens of accounting best practices, BookkeepingEssentials is a powerful companion for the ever-changing worldof today's accountant and bookkeeper.
Designed to give new controllers a firm foundation in theconcepts of managing the accounting department, locating GAAPinformation, and analyzing and knowing what to do with keyaccounting information, The Essential Controller, SecondEdition is the invaluable primer you can turn to for thefoundation you need to succeed. Whether your business is large,small, or medium-sized, this volume provides a complete overview ofthe controller's responsibilities and the role that today'scontrollers should be playing.Offers new coverage of finance strategyUpdates taxation strategyIncludes a new controller checklistQuick reference guide that controllers can turn toAlso by Steven M. Bragg: The Controller's Function: The Workof the Managerial Accountant, Fourth Edition
The Essential Controller, Second Edition is the go-tohandbook that you will use every day for dealing with the everydayissues facing today's controllers.
From flex budgeting to detailing the more sophisticated skillslike throughput analysis for capital investments and the fast closefor public companies, The Controller's Function, FourthEdition offers numerous real-world examples, expertly balancingboth the technical and managerial sides of the job.Provides an overview of the functions and responsibilities ofthe controller/management accountant in a corporationExplores how controllers can better perform their jobsOffers a solid foundation for those who are new to thisarea
Comprehensive and practical, this book fully defines the role,functions and responsibilities of the managerial accountant in acorporation.
Inventory Best Practices, Second Edition offers thelatest and most important information on advanced techniques andstrategies to improve on the accuracy of all ongoing inventories,configure a warehouse for optimum counting efficiencies, andmore.Explains the difference between different types of distressedmerchandise for disposal purposesShows how to maximize the efficiency of inventory trackingsystems by shifting selected inventory items into floor stockExamines inventory picking, storage, transactions as well aswarehouse layouts, and inventory measurement
Inventory Best Practices, Second Edition will not onlyshow professionals how to cut their business costs but willdemonstrate how to optimize their company's effectiveness aswell.