• Does artificial intelligence add value to corporate treasury? Finance professionals are on the fence. Technology for technology’s sake? A threat to...
    Nikolai Diekert
    Nikolai Diekert

    Nikolai Diekert is Director of the BELLIN Product Management Team and his focus is on ensuring BELLIN products meet current and future treasury management requirements. With his excellent problem-solving skills and extensive knowledge of financial markets, Nikolai has been a real asset ever since he joined the Product Management Team in the spring of 2017, coming from the BELLIN Advisory Team. He studied mathematics in Freiburg and Bordeaux and is a Certified Corporate Treasurer.

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    4 Treasury Challenges – 4 Artificial Intelligence Solutions
  • Treasury departments are all the same? Anyone making that claim has never encountered the special situation of an NGO treasury department...
    Sarah Norman
    Sarah Norman

    Sarah is the BELLIN Global Marketing & communication team’s official translator and unofficial language nerd. She holds an M.A. in Translation and Interpreting (English, German, French) from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh and has been working as a translator and copywriter in both England and Germany for many years. She joined BELLIN in April 2015 and while she doesn’t miss the British weather, no working day is complete without several pots of tea.

    Read time: 6 mins
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  • The COVID-19 crisis has reeled in a new wave of uncertainty among just about everyone. We, as treasurers, CFOs, and other...
    BELLIN, a Coupa Company
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  • Treasury is all about preparing for the future: what might happen and what can be done to steer it in a...
    BELLIN, a Coupa Company
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  • Introduction Any entity that experiences growth also experiences operational hurdles. And with companies who have far-reaching subsidiaries, daily cash management challenges...
    BELLIN, a Coupa Company
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  • In the post-digital age we currently live in, corporates are constantly at risk of fraud attempts from a multitude of sources...
    BELLIN, a Coupa Company
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    6 Vendor Fraud Prevention Tips - Preview
  • Congratulations, you have done your hard work to gather resources, line up your teams, plan your budget, convince your steering committee...
    Hung Nguyen
    Hung Nguyen

    Hung Nguyen is the Director, Sales North America at BELLIN. He has spent the past 20 plus years in corporate Treasury of Fortune 500 companies. He is a passionate solutions architect at heart and strives to deliver TMS solutions that position clients to be more agile and responsive in their business. He also serves as a mentor to graduate students at Beedie School of Business, and he has authored articles for the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, especially on standards for ISDA Collateral Settlement Timing Protocol.

    Read time: 6 mins
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  • Most digital tools have core value propositions which are to streamline a tedious manual process or automate to scale an existing...
    BELLIN, a Coupa Company
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  • With financial data increasingly digitized and moved to the cloud, disruptive approaches have become available to fintechs and corporates have gained...
    Karsten Kiefer
    Karsten Kiefer

    As a Product Manager and Payments Specialist, Karsten Kiefer is responsible for any payments topics at BELLIN. The main focus of his work is on enhancing software functionality, supported payment formats and communications channels. Karsten has a background in IT and has over 20 years’ experience in the payments sector.

    Read time: 6 mins
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  • Legacy tools yield legacy results Too many international companies are manually reconciling and netting intercompany invoices. These companies may lack a...
    BELLIN, a Coupa Company
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    Multilateral Netting (Infographic) - Preview
  • Fortifying Payment Security with a TMS Treasurers have a lot on their plate: managing risks, controlling cash, processing payments, reporting to...
    Alexander Schächtele
    Alexander Schächtele

    As Consulting Director, Alexander Schächtele is responsible for the implementation and consulting projects of multiple multinational corporates of different sizes. He holds a degree in Economics from Freiburg University and is a Certified Corporate Treasurer (Frankfurt School of Finance & Management). Before joining BELLIN in 2011, Alexander worked as a corporate tax and accounting specialist.

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    Empower Payment Security with a Multi-bank TMS - Image
  • Coupa Treasury consultants have collected years of experience working with implementation projects, scoping workshops, and much more of hands-on experience working...
    Sascha Kopp
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  • Liquidity planning is extremely essential. Companies can survive a certain amount of time without making a profit. However, they will go...
    Martin Bellin
    Martin Bellin

    Martin Bellin is founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the BELLIN Group, which he founded in 1998. As head of the group, Martin has had the privilege of helping treasurers face challenges in treasury for 20+ years. Today, the group stands for leading and innovative FinTech and treasury solutions as a reliable partner for businesses, banks and other financial players. Martin has been recognized as “Entrepreneur of the Year” on several occasions.
    Prior to founding BELLIN, Martin lead the treasury department at SICK AG where he launched a global treasury operation and implemented cross-border cash pooling, multilateral netting, and a global hedging program in just two years. Before SICK, Martin was a treasury analyst for Metallgesellschaft AG.
    Martin holds an MBA from the University of Mannheim.

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  • It is an arduous request for your Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) payment platforms or IT department to provide ample protection against...
    BELLIN, a Coupa Company
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  • “Liquidity risk management is essential for the success of any business. If sufficient liquidity is available at the right time, a...
    Beate Haumesser
    Beate Haumesser

    Beate Haumesser is a member of the BELLIN Presales Team. She joined the company in 2015. Previously, Beate worked as Head of Corporate Treasury in a medium-sized German company. She trained as a banker und headed a branch before going on to study Business Administration at Mannheim University with a focus on finance and HR.

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