• It is safe to say that treasury pays. And as treasurers, we think we can prove and quantify this claim. In...
    Matthias Hund
    Matthias Hund

    Matthias Hund has been with BELLIN since 2012. As a Consulting Director, he’s mainly responsible for system implementation and process consulting projects.
    Matthias Hund joined BELLIN from PWC’s Financial Services unit. He studied Business Administration in Ingolstadt and Mannheim and specialized in Finance and Accounting.

    Read time: 6 mins
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  • Treasurers use a number of instruments to manage their company’s cash flows with maximum efficiency, ensuring obligations can be met at...
    Matthias Hund
    Matthias Hund

    Matthias Hund has been with BELLIN since 2012. As a Consulting Director, he’s mainly responsible for system implementation and process consulting projects.
    Matthias Hund joined BELLIN from PWC’s Financial Services unit. He studied Business Administration in Ingolstadt and Mannheim and specialized in Finance and Accounting.

    Read time: 5 mins
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  • In another post, we examined the profitability of Cash Pooling and how this can be quantified. Today, we'd like to focus...
    Matthias Hund
    Matthias Hund

    Matthias Hund has been with BELLIN since 2012. As a Consulting Director, he’s mainly responsible for system implementation and process consulting projects.
    Matthias Hund joined BELLIN from PWC’s Financial Services unit. He studied Business Administration in Ingolstadt and Mannheim and specialized in Finance and Accounting.

    Read time: 4 mins
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  • Businesses have various means of boosting their profitability. Traditionally, they achieve this by increasing their turnover or by reducing costs. Another...
    Matthias Hund
    Matthias Hund

    Matthias Hund has been with BELLIN since 2012. As a Consulting Director, he’s mainly responsible for system implementation and process consulting projects.
    Matthias Hund joined BELLIN from PWC’s Financial Services unit. He studied Business Administration in Ingolstadt and Mannheim and specialized in Finance and Accounting.

    Read time: 7 mins
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  • Cash management is arguably the most important treasury management discipline. For many treasurers, this doesn’t even merit an extra mention. However...
    BELLIN, a Coupa Company
    Read time: 5 mins
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  • Efficient risk management is not rocket science. Anyone who knows the basics and understands the logic behind the different approaches can...
    Matthias Deschner
    Matthias Deschner

    Matthias Deschner is Consulting Director and oversees implementation and process consulting projects in multinational groups with a focus on centralized cash management, netting and risk management. Matthias has over 15 years’ experience in treasury. Having trained as a banker/business administration specialist, he worked as Head of Accounting for an internationally active family business before joining BELLIN in 2009.

    Read time: 5 mins
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  • Corporate treasury is under increasing pressure: payment fraud is on the rise and corporate fraud management needs are growing. Several incidents...
    Michael Juen
    Michael Juen

    Michael Juen serves as Chief Customer Officer (CCO) and Managing Director at BELLIN. He is responsible for business operations in the areas of Consulting & Implementation, Customer Advisory as well as Customer & Application Support. Driven by the desire to create success for the BELLIN clients, he ensures that all his departments work together to maximum effect.

    Michael boasts close to 25 years of combined treasury experience, highlighted by 20 years as partner and shareholder of Schwabe, Ley & Greiner, where his focus was on the implementation of TMS and consultation of cash management, liquidity planning and risk management.

    Michael wears black and red when SC Freiburg are in town but embraces his Austrian roots. With one foot in both countries, Michael spends his free time at his Vienna home with his family or hitting the ski-slopes of the Austrian Alps.

    Read time: 8 mins
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  • Needing to deliver risk ratios for management reporting: this is part and parcel of every treasurer’s daily work. The good thing...
    Matthias Deschner
    Matthias Deschner

    Matthias Deschner is Consulting Director and oversees implementation and process consulting projects in multinational groups with a focus on centralized cash management, netting and risk management. Matthias has over 15 years’ experience in treasury. Having trained as a banker/business administration specialist, he worked as Head of Accounting for an internationally active family business before joining BELLIN in 2009.

    Read time: 5 mins
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  • Are you choosing KPIs that demonstrate value, or just show that your treasury is functioning? The importance of key performance indicators...
    BELLIN, a Coupa Company
    Read time: 5 mins
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  • Few other treasury disciplines are characterized by the same discord and procrastination as reconciling intercompany invoices and netting. However, no other...
    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.

    Read time: 2 mins
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  • When creating a treasury report, it can be tempting to just present data. After all, it’s hard to argue with data...
    BELLIN, a Coupa Company
    Read time: 5 mins
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  • The US financial regulatory system is a complex collection of laws and regulations, all developing out of a complex history of...
    BELLIN, a Coupa Company
    Read time: 6 mins
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  • “We don’t bother with liquidity planning. It doesn’t help anyway and only causes us more work. We just use balance sheet...
    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.

    Read time: 5 mins
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  • Many of you are familiar with the dilemma: once a month, treasurers in multinational companies eagerly await their group-wide liquidity overview...
    Rüdiger Schlecht
    Rüdiger Schlecht

    Rüdiger Schlecht joined BELLIN in 2005. In charge of system consulting, user training and process consulting for over ten years, he is now Head of the newly formed “Customer Advisory” section. He worked for the Deutsche Bank AG corporate finance division and as Head of Treasury of a publicly traded software company for many years and brings immense treasury know-how to the job.

    Read time: 5 mins
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  • It's always a good exercise to take a look at the various systems corporate treasurers have at their disposal – Excel...
    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.

    Read time: 6 mins
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