The enforced switch to remote working and virtual treasury operations has increased the incentive for treasurers to move forward with their digitisation journeys. Karen Braithwaite, Global Head of Transaction Banking, Corporate Banking at Barclays, shares informed insight on how treasury departments can reach the next level.
Data from a recent HSBC survey titled 'Fit for the future: monitoring transformation to Treasury 4.0' suggests that many treasury and finance professionals believe that Industry 4.0 will be predominantly data-driven, combining the skills of treasury teams and emerging technologies to execute a successful treasury transformation.
Zuellig Pharma receives a very high volume of customer remittances at month end, which was causing accounts receivable (AR) reconciliation delays. Zuellig responded by implementing HSBC’s dynamic virtual accounts (VA) solution together with robotic process automation (RPA), which has enhanced throughput, customer satisfaction and the company’s working capital position.