Coffee Break Sessions - Treasury Update Podcast
Coffee Break Sessions - Treasury Update Podcast

Coffee Break Sessions

Podcast Series

A part of the Treasury Update Podcast, Coffee Break Sessions are 6-12 minute bite-size episodes covering foundational topics and core treasury issues in about the same amount of time it takes you to drink your coffee. The show episodes are released every first and third Thursday of the month with Host Jonathan Jeffery of Strategic Treasurer.

Series Host

Jason Campbell

Jonathan Jeffery
Media Production Specialist

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Session Menu

Sessions 1-20

01 – Cash

02 – Working Capital

03 – EDI

04 – eBAM

05 – Liquidity

06 – Bank Fees

07 – Merchant Card Processing

08 – FBAR

09 – Float

10 – A Controller

11 – Simple Treasury

12 – A Data Lake

13 – A Business Continuity Plan

14 – Debt Instruments

15 – A Blob

16 – Debt Compliance

17 – Common Payment Types

18 – KPIs

19 – Alternative Payment Types

20 – A Treasurer

Sessions 21-40

21 – Global and Emerging Payment Types

22 – Mobile Device Management

23 – Open Treasury

24 – Bank Account Management

25 – Global Expansion

26 – Global Financial Risk

27 – How to Address Global Financial Risk

28 – Benchmarking

29 – Payment Hub

30 – Lockbox

31 – Days Payables/Days Receivables

32 – Intercompany Loans

33 – Operating Accounts

34 – Concentration Accounts

35 – Header Accounts

36 – Collection Accounts

37 – Netting

38 – Disbursement Accounts

39 – Debits and Credits

40 – POBO and ROBO

Sessions 41-60

41 – Payment Messaging vs Payment Movements

42 – Robotic Process Automation

43 – Straight-Through Processing

44 – ISO 20022

45 – PCI-DSS

46 – SWIFT Customer Security Program

47 – API

48 – Petty Cash

49 – Unclaimed Property

50 – Treasury Dashboards

51 – Scalability

52 – IPO

53 – RTP

54 – Digital Currency

55 – Blockchain

56 – Cash Conversion Cycle

57 – Business Intelligence Tools

58 – Cash Flow

59 – FedNow

60 – Same Day ACH

Sessions 61-80

61 – Supply Chain Finance

62 – Dynamic Discounting

63 – Factoring

64 – Reverse Factoring

65 – Efficient Frontier

66 – The Greeks

67 – Alpha Investing

68 – Beta Investing

69 – Market Risk

70 – Fund Investing

71 – Commercial Paper (Investing)

72 – Commercial Paper (Capital)

73 – Debt Funding

74 – Revolvers

75 – Asset-Backed Debt

76 – Stocks

77 – US Economy

78 – Common Stock

79 – Preferred Stock

80 – Debt Market

Sessions 81-100

81 – Automated Clearing House (ACH)

82 – ACH Format vs. Standard Entry Class (SEC)

83 – Same-Day ACH

84 – Real-Time Payments

85 – FedNow

86 – Digital Currency

87 – Digital Wallets

88 – What API Types Exist?

89 – What Is Counterparty Risk?

90 – Decoding Earnings Credit Rate (ECR)

91 – Augmented Intelligence vs. Artificial Intelligence in Treasury

92 – What is Generative AI?

93 – What is Data Extraction?

94 – What are Modeling and Forecasting?

95 – What are CDs?

96 – What is CD laddering?

97 – What are Brokered CDs?

98 – What are Callable CDs?

99 – Options for Traditional Debt Funding Structures

100 – Options for Alternative Debt Funding

Sessions 101-120

101 – What Is FDIC Insurance?

102 – What Is SIPC Insurance?

103 – What’s the Difference between FDIC and SIPC?

104 – Are There Alternatives to FDIC and SIPC?

105 – Coming Soon!

104: Are There Alternatives to FDIC and SIPC?

104: Are There Alternatives to FDIC and SIPC?

In our final episode covering FDIC and SIPC, we’ll hear from Paul Galloway, Senior Director, Advisory Services at Strategic Treasurer, on the thought process behind optimizing your portfolio when you’ve reached the limits of FDIC and SIPC coverage.

103: What’s the Difference between FDIC and SIPC?

103: What’s the Difference between FDIC and SIPC?

In today’s podcast episode, we discuss the distinctions between FDIC and SIPC. This discussion covers why FDIC and SIPC were created, the nuanced differences, and whether enrollment is required for their protection.

102: What Is SIPC Insurance?

102: What Is SIPC Insurance?

Join us in this Treasury Update Podcast episode and learn what SIPC stands for, the types of investments it watches over, and the ones it doesn’t. Hear from Craig Jeffery as he shares the perks, limitations, and funding of SIPC.

101: What Is FDIC Insurance?

101: What Is FDIC Insurance?

In this episode of the Treasury Update Podcast, Craig Jeffery shares what FDIC stands for and the types of deposits it insures. Learn about the limitations and benefits of FDIC coverage and the funding mechanisms that sustain FDIC operations.

100: Options for Alternative Debt Funding

100: Options for Alternative Debt Funding

In today’s Treasury Update Podcast episode, Paul Galloway continues the mini-series on debt funding by sharing insights on three alternative debt funding options: mezzanine debt, convertible debt, and perpetual debt. He shares a basic understanding of their unique functionalities, as well as the strategic reasons treasurers might opt for these alternatives. Tune in for a concise breakdown of what alternative debt funding options look like.

99: Options for Traditional Debt Funding Structures

99: Options for Traditional Debt Funding Structures

In today’s episode of the Treasury Update Podcast, Paul Galloway shares three examples of traditional debt funding structures. Listen in as he breaks down syndicated loans, senior debt, and revolvers. Learn what makes each of these financing tools unique and why treasurers may strategically choose one over the other.

98: What Are Callable CDs?

98: What Are Callable CDs?

In today’s episode of the Treasury Update Podcast, we demystify callable CDs. Discover what sets them apart from regular CDs, the reasons banks issue them, whether brokered CDs can be callable, and what happens when a CD is called. Listen in for more information!

97: What Are Brokered CDs?

97: What Are Brokered CDs?

In today’s episode, Paul Galloway, Senior Director, Advisory Services at Strategic Treasurer, shares a concise exploration of brokered CDs. You’ll learn what they are, how they differ from traditional CDs, the associated risks, what happens at maturity, tax considerations, and the option to sell them. Listen in for more information!

96: What is CD laddering?

96: What is CD laddering?

In today’s podcast, we take a quick look at CD laddering. We’ll review things to consider when setting up your ladder, tailoring ladders for your goals, and the benefits of using one.

95: What are CDs?

95: What are CDs?

This week’s coffee break session defines and discusses the certificate of deposit (CD). It covers durations, restrictions, and strategies, as well as other common questions. Listen in as Craig Jeffery walks us through the world of CDs.

94: What Are Modeling and Forecasting?

94: What Are Modeling and Forecasting?

In this week’s Coffee Break Session, we unpack modeling and forecasting as a corporate treasurer. Listen in and learn the key differences, explore real-world examples, and see how data can help drive accurate predictions.

93: What Is Data Extraction?

93: What Is Data Extraction?

Join us for a quick coffee break as we discuss data extraction in treasury operations. In this episode, we’ll explore how AI is reshaping the process, tackle common challenges, highlight AI-driven innovations, share success stories, and address trust and reliability concerns.

92: What Is Generative AI?

92: What Is Generative AI?

In this episode, Craig Jeffery shares how generative AI can enhance data analysis and decision-making in treasury operations. Is using generative AI considered “cheating”? Is it safe? Can generative AI really help you make accurate decisions? Listen in to learn more.

90: Decoding Earnings Credit Rate (ECR)

90: Decoding Earnings Credit Rate (ECR)

Join us in this week’s Coffee Break Session as Jason Campbell and Craig Jeffery unpack ECR’s significance, its direct connection to reserve requirements, and why treasury professionals should pay close attention to it. Discover the impact of shifting interest rates on earnings generated from balances and explore actionable steps to optimize banking relationships and effectively manage counterparty risk.

Visit StrategicTreasurer.com/ecr to gain access to a quarterly ECR report.

89: What Is Counterparty Risk?

89: What Is Counterparty Risk?

In today’s Coffee Break Session, Jason Campbell and Craig Jeffery have a conversation on counterparty risk. They delve into the fundamentals of counterparty risk, its significance to businesses, and effective management strategies. Are you equipped to safeguard your business from these potential pitfalls? Listen in to learn more.

88: What API Types Exist?

88: What API Types Exist?

APIs are becoming more and more common within the apps and programs you use in your day-to-day life. They sit behind the scenes and allow for visibility between platforms. In this podcast, Paul Galloway and Jason Campbell discuss the benefits of APIs, what they are, and what else you should know about how they relate to treasury.

87: What Are Digital Wallets?

87: What Are Digital Wallets?

Last session, we talked about digital currencies, coins, and tokens. But how are they stored and used? This week, Paul Galloway and Jason Campbell take a look at digital wallets. What are the risks? What are the benefits? How do they work? Listen in to find out!

86: What Is Digital Currency?

86: What Is Digital Currency?

Crypto has been gaining popularity in the past decade. Will crypto help your department solve major issues, or will it simply introduce unnecessary complexity? In this episode, Paul Galloway and Jason Campbell discuss digital currency and its implications for treasury professionals. They also look at the difference between digital coins and digital tokens.

85: What Is FedNow?

85: What Is FedNow?

Paul Galloway and Jason Campbell discuss the Federal Reserve’s new instant payment infrastructure, FedNow. We are two months from the official release of this new service. Let’s hear from Paul and Jason on what this service does, how it differs from its traditional alternatives, whether it supports payments outside the US, and some things to consider before we start using FedNow.

84: What Are Real-Time Payments?

84: What Are Real-Time Payments?

What are real-time payments? Coffee Break Session Host Jason Campbell catches up with Strategic Treasurer’s Managing Partner, Craig Jeffery, to chat about real-time payments. They discuss how these payments work, the benefits, and the risks. Listen in and learn a little bit about real-time payments.

83: What Is Same-Day ACH?

83: What Is Same-Day ACH?

What is Same Day ACH? Coffee Break Session Host Jason Campbell catches up with Strategic Treasurer’s Managing Partner, Craig Jeffery, to chat about Same Day ACH. They discuss use cases for ACH, restrictions, and why Same Day ACH is not the standard. Listen in and learn a little bit about Same Day ACH.

82: ACH Format vs. Standard Entry Class (SEC)

82: ACH Format vs. Standard Entry Class (SEC)

What is the difference between ACH format and Standard Entry Class? Coffee Break Session Host Jason Campbell catches up with Strategic Treasurer’s Managing Partner, Craig Jeffery, to discuss what these are, the relationship between them, requirements, and the importance of data recording. Listen in and learn a little bit about ACH format vs. SEC.

81: What Is ACH?

81: What Is ACH?

What is ACH? Coffee Break Session Host Jason Campbell catches up with Strategic Treasurer’s Managing Partner, Craig Jeffery, to discuss the Automated Clearing House. They discuss what ACH is, its use, how it’s governed, and what to monitor. Listen in and hear more about ACH.

80: What Is the Debt Market?

80: What Is the Debt Market?

What is the debt market? Coffee Break Session Host Jason Campbell catches up with Strategic Treasurer’s Senior Advisor Paul Galloway to chat about the debt market. They discuss who the players are, how issuers and investors monitor the debt markets, and the difference in perspectives. Listen in and learn a little bit about the debt market.

79: What Is Preferred Stock?

79: What Is Preferred Stock?

What is preferred stock? Coffee Break Session Host Jason Campbell catches up with Strategic Treasurer’s Senior Advisor Paul Galloway to chat about preferred stock. They discuss why a company would want to issue preferred stock, how it’s different from common stock, and how it’s treated from a credit perspective. Listen in and learn a little bit about preferred stock.

78: What Is Common Stock?

78: What Is Common Stock?

Host Jason Campbell catches up with Strategic Treasurer’s Senior Advisor Paul Galloway to discuss common stock. They discuss why companies issue common stock, second offerings, and treasury stock and talk about how it’s used. Listen in and learn a little bit about common stock.

77: US Economy FAQs

77: US Economy FAQs

Coffee Break Session Host Jason Campbell catches up with Strategic Treasurer’s Senior Advisor Paul Galloway to discuss the US economy. They discuss what the Fed is looking at, the importance of knowing what the Fed is thinking, the rising rates, and how the Fed’s decisions impact our economy.

76: What Are Stocks?

76: What Are Stocks?

What are stocks? Coffee Break Session Host Jason Campbell catches up with Strategic Treasurer’s Senior Advisor, Paul Galloway, to discuss stocks, the different types of issuances, reasons for stock buy-back, and limitations to issuance and buy-backs. Listen in and learn a little bit about stocks.

75: What Is Asset-Backed Debt?

75: What Is Asset-Backed Debt?

What is asset-backed debt? Coffee Break Session Host Jason Campbell catches up with Strategic Treasurer’s Senior Advisor, Paul Galloway, to discuss how asset-backed debt is used for raising capital, the different types of issuances, why a company would issue an asset-backed instrument, and the risks.

74: What Are Revolvers?

74: What Are Revolvers?

What are revolvers? Coffee Break Session Host Jason Campbell catches up with Strategic Treasurer’s Senior Advisor, Paul Galloway, to discuss revolvers. They discuss what they are, why companies create revolvers, the process of setting up a revolver facility, and some limitations. Listen in and learn a little bit about revolvers.

73: What Is Debt Funding?

73: What Is Debt Funding?

Host Jason Campbell catches up with Strategic Treasurer’s Senior Advisor, Paul Galloway, to discuss debt funding. They discuss what it is, why a company would issue debt, types of debt instruments issued, and the limitations of what can be issued. Listen in and learn a little bit about debt funding.

72: What Is Commercial Paper (Capital)?

72: What Is Commercial Paper (Capital)?

What is commercial paper in terms of capital? Coffee Break Session Host Jason Campbell catches up with Strategic Treasurer’s Senior Advisor Paul Galloway to discuss commercial paper as it relates to raising capital. They talk about who issues commercial paper, how it’s used, and the issuing limitations. Listen in and learn a little bit about commercial paper (capital).

71: What Is Commercial Paper (Investing)?

71: What Is Commercial Paper (Investing)?

What is commercial paper in terms of investing? Coffee Break Session Host Jason Campbell catches up with Strategic Treasurer’s Senior Advisor Paul Galloway to discuss how commercial paper is used for investing. They talk through what commercial paper is, why someone would invest in it, the different types of commercial paper, and the risks associated. Listen in and learn a little bit about commercial paper (investing).

70: What Is Fund Investing?

70: What Is Fund Investing?

What is fund investing? Coffee Break Session Host Jason Campbell catches up with Strategic Treasurer’s Senior Advisor Paul Galloway to talk about fund investing. They discuss the various types of funds someone can invest in, the differences between those types, who uses the funds, and the risk considerations.

69: What Is Market Risk?

69: What Is Market Risk?

What is market risk? Jason Campbell catches up with Strategic Treasurer’s Senior Advisor Paul Galloway to discuss market risk. They cover what market risk is, the various types, how it’s used, and how it can impact valuations. Listen in and learn a little bit about market risk.

68: What Is Beta Investing?

68: What Is Beta Investing?

What is alpha investing? Coffee Break Session Host Jason Campbell catches up with Strategic Treasurer’s Senior Advisor, Paul Galloway, to continue their conversation on the Greeks with alpha investing. They discuss what alpha investing is and how the model is used by companies for investing. Listen in and learn a little bit about alpha investing.

67: What Is Alpha Investing?

67: What Is Alpha Investing?

What is alpha investing? Coffee Break Session Host Jason Campbell catches up with Strategic Treasurer’s Senior Advisor, Paul Galloway, to continue their conversation on the Greeks with alpha investing. They discuss what alpha investing is and how the model is used by companies for investing. Listen in and learn a little bit about alpha investing.

66: What Are the Greeks?

66: What Are the Greeks?

What are the Greeks, and what do they have to do with treasury? Coffee Break Session Host Jason Campbell catches up with Strategic Treasurer’s Senior Advisor, Paul Galloway, to discuss the Greeks. They discuss what the term refers to in treasury and how they are used to evaluate an open position’s risks as well as rewards. Listen in and learn a little bit about the Greeks.

65: What Is the Efficient Frontier?

65: What Is the Efficient Frontier?

What is the efficient frontier? Coffee Break Session Host Jason Campbell sits down with Strategic Treasurer’s Senior Advisor, Paul Galloway, for a conversation on the efficient frontier. They cover what the efficient frontier is and how the model is used by companies for investing. Listen in and learn a little bit about the efficient frontier.

64: What Is Reverse Factoring?

64: What Is Reverse Factoring?

What is reverse factoring? Coffee Break Session Host Alexa Cook catches up with Strategic Treasurer’s Managing Partner, Craig Jeffery, to discuss reverse factoring. They discuss what reverse factoring is and how it can be leveraged. Listen in and learn a little bit about reverse factoring.

63: What Is Factoring?

63: What Is Factoring?

What is factoring? Coffee Break Session Host Alexa Cook catches up with Strategic Treasurer’s Managing Partner, Craig Jeffery, to discuss factoring. They cover what treasury needs to know about factoring and discuss its uses. Listen in and learn a little bit about factoring.

62: What Is Dynamic Discounting?

62: What Is Dynamic Discounting?

What is dynamic discounting? Coffee Break Session Host Alexa Cook catches up with Strategic Treasurer’s Managing Partner, Craig Jeffery, to discuss dynamic discounting. They discuss what dynamic discounting is and how it can be leveraged.

61: What Is Supply Chain Finance?

61: What Is Supply Chain Finance?

What is supply chain finance? Coffee Break Session Host Alexa Cook catches up with Strategic Treasurer’s Managing Partner, Craig Jeffery, to discuss supply chain finance. They discuss what treasury needs to know about supply chain finance and how it can be leveraged. Listen in and learn a little bit about supply chain finance.

60: What Is Same Day ACH?

60: What Is Same Day ACH?

What is Same Day ACH? Coffee Break Session Host Alexa Cook catches up with Strategic Treasurer’s Managing Partner, Craig Jeffery, to discuss Same Day ACH. They discuss what Same Day ACH is, how it can be leveraged, and how it is used today. Listen in and learn a little bit about Same Day ACH.

59: What Is FedNow?

59: What Is FedNow?

What is FedNow? Coffee Break Session Host Alexa Cook catches up with Strategic Treasurer’s Managing Partner, Craig Jeffery, to discuss FedNow. Their conversation covers what FedNow is and how it is impacting both treasury departments and companies. Listen in and learn a little bit about FedNow.

58: What Is Cash Flow?

58: What Is Cash Flow?

What is cash flow? Coffee Break Session Host Alexa Cook catches up with Strategic Treasurer’s Managing Partner, Craig Jeffery to discuss cash flow. They discuss what cash flow is, and how it can be leveraged. Listen in and learn a little bit about cash flow.

57: What Do Business Intelligence Tools Do?

57: What Do Business Intelligence Tools Do?

What do business intelligence tools do? Host Alexa Cook catches up with Strategic Treasurer’s Managing Partner, Craig Jeffery, to discuss business intelligence tools, what they do, and how they can be leveraged. Listen in and learn a little bit about BI tools.

56: What Is the Cash Conversion Cycle?

56: What Is the Cash Conversion Cycle?

What is the cash conversion cycle? Coffee Break Session Host Alexa Cook catches up with Strategic Treasurer’s Managing Partner, Craig Jeffery, to discuss the cash conversion cycle. They discuss what the cash conversion cycle is and how it can be leveraged. Listen in and learn a little bit about the cash conversion cycle.

55: What Is Blockchain?

55: What Is Blockchain?

What is blockchain? Coffee Break Session Host Alexa Cook catches up with Strategic Treasurer’s Managing Partner, Craig Jeffery, to discuss this emerging technology. They discuss what blockchain is and how treasury can utilize it. Listen in and learn a little bit about blockchain.

54: What Is Digital Currency?

54: What Is Digital Currency?

What is digital currency? Coffee Break Session Host Alexa Cook catches up with Strategic Treasurer’s Managing Partner, Craig Jeffery, to discuss what digital currency is, how it is being used, and some examples of digital currency. Listen in and learn a little bit about digital currency.

53: What Is RTP?

53: What Is RTP?

What is RTP? Coffee Break Session Host Alexa Cook catches up with Strategic Treasurer’s Managing Partner, Craig Jeffery, to discuss RTP. They discuss what RTP is and how it can be advantageous from a treasury perspective. Listen in and learn a little bit about RTP.

52: What Is an IPO?

52: What Is an IPO?

What is an IPO? Coffee Break Session Host Alexa Cook catches up with Strategic Treasurer’s Managing Partner, Craig Jeffery, to discuss IPOs. They discuss what IPOs are and how they can impact treasury departments. Listen to learn a little bit about IPOs.

51: What Is Scalability?

51: What Is Scalability?

What is scalability? Coffee Break Session Host Alexa Cook catches up with Strategic Treasurer’s Managing Partner, Craig Jeffery, to discuss scalability. Their conversation covers what scalability is, how we see it in treasury departments, and an example of how scalability can be applied. Listen in and learn a little bit about scalability.

50: What Are Treasury Dashboards?

50: What Are Treasury Dashboards?

What are treasury dashboards? Coffee Break Session Host Alexa Cook catches up with Strategic Treasurer’s Managing Partner, Craig Jeffery, to discuss treasury dashboards. They cover what dashboards are and how they can be leveraged in treasury departments. Listen in and learn a little bit about treasury dashboards.

49: What Is Unclaimed Property?

49: What Is Unclaimed Property?

What is unclaimed property? Coffee Break Session Host Alexa Cook catches up with Strategic Treasurer’s Managing Partner Craig Jeffery to discuss what unclaimed property is, what escheating it means, and how both of these are used. Listen and learn a little bit about this treasury topic.

48: What Is Petty Cash?

48: What Is Petty Cash?

What is petty cash? Coffee Break Session Host Alexa Cook catches up with Strategic Treasurer’s Managing Partner, Craig Jeffery, to discuss what petty cash is and how it is used. Listen in and learn a little bit about petty cash.

47: What Is an API?

47: What Is an API?

What is an API? Coffee Break Session Host Alexa Cook catches up with Strategic Treasurer’s Managing Partner, Craig Jeffery to discuss APIs. They discuss what they are, how they have evolved, and how they can be used in Treasury. Listen and learn a little bit about API’s.

46: What Is the SWIFT Customer Security Program?

46: What Is the SWIFT Customer Security Program?

What is the SWIFT Customer Security Program? Coffee Break Session Host Alexa Cook catches up with Strategic Treasurer’s Founder and Managing Partner, Craig Jeffery, to discuss what SWIFT CSP is and for whom it is designed.

45: What Is PCI-DSS?

45: What Is PCI-DSS?

What is PCI-DSS? Coffee Break Session Host Alexa Cook catches up with Strategic Treasurer’s Managing Partner, Craig Jeffery, to discuss what PCI-DSS is, who needs to pay attention to it and how it can reduce the costs associated with fraud.

44: What is ISO 20022?

44: What is ISO 20022?

What is ISO 20022? Coffee Break Session Host Alexa Cook catches up with Strategic Treasurer’s Managing Partner, Craig Jeffery, to discuss what ISO20022 is, how it’s pronounced, and how it has impacted the treasury world. Listen in and learn a little bit about ISO20022.

43: What Is Straight-Through Processing?

43: What Is Straight-Through Processing?

What is straight-through processing? On this episode of the Coffee Break Session, Host Alexa Cook talks with Craig Jeffery on what it is and some practical examples. Listen in to learn more.

42: What is Robotic Process Automation?

42: What is Robotic Process Automation?

What is robotic process automation? On this episode of the Coffee Break Session, Host Alexa Cook talks with Craig Jeffery to discuss the key points and benefits of robotic process automation (RPA). Listen in to learn more.

41: Payment Messaging vs Payment Movements

41: Payment Messaging vs Payment Movements

What is payment messaging vs payment movements? Coffee Break Session Host Alexa and Craig discuss the differences and examples in this bite-size episode. Listen in to learn more.

40: What Are POBO and ROBO?

40: What Are POBO and ROBO?

What are POBO and ROBO? This week on the Coffee Break Session, Host Alexa Cook catches up with Strategic Treasurer’s Managing Partner, Craig Jeffery, to discuss how POBO and ROBO are used and how your business could benefit from implementing them. Listen to this bite-sized episode to learn more!

39: What Are Debits and Credits?

39: What Are Debits and Credits?

What are debits and credits? Coffee Break Session Host Alexa Cook catches up with Strategic Treasurer’s Managing Partner, Craig Jeffery, to discuss debits and credits. They define what debits and credits are and discuss how they can be viewed differently from the customer side and the accountant side.

37: What Is Netting?

37: What Is Netting?

What is netting? Coffee Break Session Host Alexa Cook catches up with Strategic Treasurer’s Managing Partner, Craig Jeffery, to discuss netting. They discuss what netting is, what different types of netting there are, and some benefits of netting. Listen in and learn a little bit about netting.

36: What Are Collection Accounts?

36: What Are Collection Accounts?

What are collection accounts? On this episode of the Coffee Break Sessions, Host Alexa Cook catches up with Strategic Treasurer’s Managing Partner, Craig Jeffery. They discuss what treasury needs to know about collection accounts, including what they are used for and who typically manages them. Listen in and learn a little bit about collection accounts.

35: What Are Header Accounts?

35: What Are Header Accounts?

What are header accounts? On this brief episode of the Coffee Break Sessions, Host Alexa Cook catches up with Strategic Treasurer’s Managing Partner, Craig Jeffery. They discuss what treasury needs to know about header accounts, including what they are used for and how they differ from concentration accounts. Listen in and learn a little bit about header accounts.

34: What Are Concentration Accounts?

34: What Are Concentration Accounts?

What are concentration accounts? On this episode of the Coffee Break Sessions, Host Alexa Cook catches up with Strategic Treasurer’s Managing Partner, Craig Jeffery. They discuss the main purpose of concentration accounts, their benefits, how many you should have, and whether there is any risk in using them.

33: What Are Operating Accounts?

33: What Are Operating Accounts?

What are operating accounts? Join Host Alexa Cook and Craig Jeffery, Founder and Managing Partner of Strategic Treasurer, as they discuss what operating accounts are and who will be using them.

32: What Are Intercompany Loans?

32: What Are Intercompany Loans?

What are intercompany loans? Coffee Break Session Host Alexa Cook catches up with Strategic Treasurer’s Managing Partner, Craig Jeffery, to consider what treasury needs to know about intercompany loans. They cover what intercompany loans are and discuss how they are typically used.

31: What Are Days Payables/Days Receivables?

31: What Are Days Payables/Days Receivables?

What are days payables and days receivables? Coffee Break Session Host Alexa Cook catches up with Craig Jeffery, Managing Partner of Strategic Treasurer, to discuss this topic. They cover what days payables and days receivables are, why they are both important, and why treasury should care about them.

30: What Is a Lockbox?

30: What Is a Lockbox?

What is a lockbox? Coffee Break Session Host Alexa Cook catches up with Craig Jeffery, Managing Partner at Strategic Treasurer, to discuss what treasurers need to know about lockboxes. They cover what lockboxes are, how they differ in form, and why companies typically use lockboxes. Listen in and learn a little bit about lockboxes.

29: What Is a Payment Hub?

29: What Is a Payment Hub?

What is a payment hub? Coffee Break Session Host Alexa Cook catches up with Craig Jeffery, Managing Partner of Strategic Treasurer, to discuss what treasurers need to know about payment hubs. They cover what payment hubs are, how they differ from other technologies, and some of the ways treasury can benefit from using them.

28: What Is Benchmarking?

28: What Is Benchmarking?

What is benchmarking? Coffee Break Session Host Alexa Cook catches up with Craig Jeffery, Managing Partner at Strategic Treasurer, to discuss benchmarking. They discuss the what benchmarking is, who uses benchmarking and how it is applied to treasury’s.

27: How to Address Global Financial Risk?

27: How to Address Global Financial Risk?

How do you address global financial risk? Coffee Break Session Host Alexa Cook and Stephanie Villatoro, Senior Consultant at Strategic Treasurer, take closer look at natural hedging, commodity risk and the changes we’ve seen through 2020.

26: What Is Global Financial Risk?

26: What Is Global Financial Risk?

What is global financial risk? Coffee Break Session Host Alexa Cook catches up with Stephanie Villatoro, Senior Consultant at Strategic Treasurer, to discuss global financial risk. They discuss what global financial risk can look like, giving insight into what treasurers can expect to see.

25: What Is Global Expansion?

25: What Is Global Expansion?

Host Alexa Cook catches up with Stephanie Villatoro, Senior Consultant at Strategic Treasurer, to discuss what global expansion is and the implications it has for treasury. They discuss some considerations for treasury to keep in mind when expanding globally and cover relevant differences between countries.

23: What Is Open Treasury?

23: What Is Open Treasury?

What is open treasury? Coffee Break Session Host Alexa Cook catches up with Strategic Treasurer’s Managing Partner Craig Jeffery to discuss the foundational elements of open treasury. They explore the purpose behind it, how it can be leveraged, and why it is important.

22: What Is Mobile Device Management?

22: What Is Mobile Device Management?

What is mobile device management? Coffee Break Session Host Alexa Cook catches up with Strategic Treasurer’s Managing Partner Craig Jeffery to discuss the foundational elements of mobile device management. They share insights on how it can be positively leveraged and why it’s important to treasury.

21: What are Global & Emerging Payment Types?

21: What are Global & Emerging Payment Types?

Host Alexa Cook sits down with Stephanie Villatoro, Senior Consultant at Strategic Treasurer, to discuss both of these types of payments. They dive into some of the common payment types being used around the globe, new emerging payment methods and some pitfalls to watch out for.

20: What Is a Treasurer?

20: What Is a Treasurer?

Host Alexa Cook talks with colleague Melody Hart, Senior Consultant at Strategic Treasurer, to discuss the profession of a treasurer. Learn what is common for treasurer’s to do, some pathways to become a treasurer and more around their important role.

19: What Are Alternative Payment Types?

19: What Are Alternative Payment Types?

Host Alexa Cook meets up with Senior Consultant Stephanie Villatoro of Strategic Treasurer to discuss how alternative payments have evolved and how they are being used across organizations today.

18: What Are KPIs?

18: What Are KPIs?

Coffee Break Session Host Alexa Cook catches up with Senior Consultant Melody Hart to discuss key performance indicators. They dive into the meaning and elements of KPIs and how they are typically used across organizations today.

17: What are Common Payment Types?

17: What are Common Payment Types?

Coffee Break Session Host Alexa Cook talks with Stephanie Villatoro, Senior Consultant at Strategic Treasurer, to discuss how common payment types have changed over the last few decades, the various shifts taking place across the corporate’s use of them today, and more.

16: What is Debt Compliance?

16: What is Debt Compliance?

Coffee Break Session Host Alexa Cook meets up with Senior Consultant Melody Hart of Strategic Treasurer Senior Consultant to discuss the foundational elements of debt compliance.

15: What is a Blob?

15: What is a Blob?

Coffee Break Session Host, Alexa Cook, catches up with Craig Jeffery to discuss what treasury executives need to know about blobs. They also talk through the differences between a blob and other forms of data storage.

14: What are Debt Instruments?

14: What are Debt Instruments?

Coffee Break Session Host Alexa Cook catches up with Senior Consultant Melody Hart to discuss a high-level overview of debt instruments. They define debt instruments, its counter parties and different considerations for debt.

13: What is a Business Continuity Plan?

13: What is a Business Continuity Plan?

What is a business continuity plan? Coffee Break Session Host Alexa Cook joins Senior Consultant Melody Hart to cover this topic in a bite-size conversation. They define what it is and why it’s important to have them in a number of scenarios.

12: What is a Data Lake?

12: What is a Data Lake?

Coffee Break Session Host Alexa Cook joins a Zoom meeting with Strategic Treasurer’s Managing Partner Craig Jeffery to discuss data lakes. They provide an overview of data lakes and describe its different uses.

11: What is Simple Treasury?

11: What is Simple Treasury?

Coffee Break Session Host Alexa Cook speaks with Greg Parma a Vice President of Finance to discuss the foundational elements of simple treasury.

10: What is a Controller?

10: What is a Controller?

What is a controller? Coffee Break Session Host Alexa Cook talks with Kyle York, Corporate Controller at Commercial Contracting Corporation, to discuss the roles of a controller.

09: What is Float?

09: What is Float?

Coffee Break Session Host Alexa Cook sits down with Strategic Treasurer’s Managing Partner Craig Jeffery to discuss the different aspects of float.

08: What is FBAR?

08: What is FBAR?

Coffee Break Session Host Alexa Cook sits down with Melody Hart, Senior Consultant at Strategic Treasurer, to discuss FBAR on a high level.

06: What Are Bank Fees?

06: What Are Bank Fees?

Special Host Alexa Cook catches up with Stephanie Villatoro, Senior Consultant at Strategic Treasurer to discuss bank fees.

05: What is Liquidity?

05: What is Liquidity?

Coffee Break Session Host Alexa Cook catches up with Craig Jeffery, Managing Partner of Strategic Treasurer, to discuss the elements of liquidity.

04: What is eBAM?

04: What is eBAM?

Special Host Alexa Cook catches up with Craig Jeffery, Managing Partner of Strategic Treasurer to discuss electronic bank account management.

03: What is EDI?

03: What is EDI?

Special Host Alexa Cook meets up with Managing Partner Craig Jeffery of Strategic Treasurer to discuss the key elements of Electronic Data Interchange.

02: What is Working Capital?

02: What is Working Capital?

Special Host Alexa Cook talks with Managing Director Craig Jeffery of Strategic Treasurer on the concept of working capital.

01: What is Cash?

01: What is Cash?

Special Host and Treasury Consultant Alexa Cook of Strategic Treasurer kicks off the new show interviewing Managing Partner Craig Jeffery on how businesses define and view cash and why “Cash is King.”