The CFO Playbook on Cash Management: How to Ensure the Accuracy of Your Cash Flow Forecasts

Date: Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Time: 2:00 P.M. Eastern Time
Duration: 1 hour

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Webcast Summary

With interest rates remaining low, finance teams are seeking to improve their visibility into their companies' cash balances. Among the challenges finance teams face is keeping track of current cash balances, especially if their companies maintain multiple bank accounts with different schedules for clearing funds. For finance teams, an even greater challenge is forecasting future cash balances, which are subject not only to broad economic influences, such as fluctuations among interest rates, but also internal expectations, such as sales projections, within companies.

During this Webcast, we will discuss:
  • Key factors and trends that have the greatest effect on companies' cash holdings,
  • How finance teams can enable their companies to streamline cash management, and
  • Best practices for forecasting cash reserves amid economic volatility.

About the Panelists

Jeffrey Yonkers, CPA, Chief Financial Officer, Best Market

Jeffrey Yonkers, CPA, is the Chief Financial Officer of Best Market, a private, family-owned supermarket with 30 store locations in the New York metropolitan area. Jeffrey has more than 20 years of experience in both public and private accounting across a wide variety of industries. During that time, he has accumulated extensive experience in working with closely-held, private-equity, and publicly-held businesses with matters involving reporting issues, financial disclosures, and financial statement preparation. In addition, he is adept at handling, lender relations, internal reporting, budgeting, cash management, and financial covenants.

In 2017, Jeffrey was selected as The Milton Zipper Financial Executive of the Year by the Long Island chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants. An effective trainer, he has conducted numerous seminars about auditing and reporting topics. Jeffrey is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA), where he was the Co-Chair of the Nassau County Chapter Audit Committee for four years. He received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the State University of New York College at Oswego.

Vince RyanVince Ryan, Editor-in-Chief, CFO Magazine

Vince Ryan is responsible for all editorial content appearing in CFO Magazine's on-line, mobile, and print operations. He has more than 26 years of experience reporting and writing on corporate finance, banking, and information technology for publications such as PC/Computing, Upside, and Telephony, where he won a feature-writing award from the American Society of Business Publication Editors. Prior to joining CFO Magazine in 2007, he was managing editor at Royal Media Group, where he launched newsletters and conferences targeted to financial services executives. Mr. Ryan is a member of Alpha Sigma Nu, the honor society of Jesuit colleges and universities.

About the Moderator

Chris Schmidt, Senior Editor, CFO Publishing

Chris Schmidt is the senior editor with CFO Publishing, overseeing the development of custom-content Webcasts and other tailored outreach to senior finance executives. Chris also works with CFO Publishing's research team to conduct studies on a variety of topics. 

Before joining CFO Publishing, Chris served as director of corporate communications for Oliver Wyman, a global strategy consultancy. He is a graduate of Colby College. Chris is based in Boston.

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