Banks and Credit Unions
Every ERP system has its “canned” reports for AR status and results, as well as fairly sophisticated query capabilities to enable analyses of operational throughput and results. However, do these formats and analyses serve your informational needs given that your customer base/segments, products/services, market posture, policy, process, and IT capability are unique? Probably not.However, you can specify th..
EBITDA is a popular measure of cash flow, but it is not accurate, and bankers and investors who rely on it as a reliable indicator of repayment ability will be deeply disappointed. The session includes several examples and a case study to illustrate why EBITDA is flawed and how to apply better cash flow tools.Areas CoveredDefinition of EBITDAOrigins of EBITDA—its relationship to traditional cash flow (TCF)P..
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Debt Collection Rule, promulgated under the Dodd-Frank Act to update the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, (15 USC 1692) was published in November 2020, in an effort to bring debt collection regulation into the 21st century. It will impact the practices of third-party debt collectors. Collectors and creditors alike need to understand the new requirements related ..
In this engaging and fast-paced session, you will learn how to avoid unprofessional communication and why doing so can have a positive impact on your key performance indicators. Ever wonder if the notification you receive about attorney representation meets the requirements of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act to cease contact with the consumer? This course will give you the answers. What about third-p..
A strong credit culture:Focuses the organization—everyone on the same pageReduces organizational conflict and confusion—prioritiesMinimizes need for rigid controlsSupports commitment to the organizational vision and missionAdds to the organization’s bottom line and enhances shareholder valueIn order to achieve the advantages of strong credit culture, there must be strong credit management. Achieving both me..
The economic downturn caused by the Covid 19 virus will force most companies to sell on credit to financially weak customers in order to survive. This is a huge, unwelcome, risky change. How can a company do this and survive?Success in generating cash will be driven by the following actions/programs:Define, agree and articulate a Corporate Posture for selling to financially weak customers on credit. How acc..
Data protection and privacy is an important issue this day for the public. Rules & regulations for organizations are becoming stricter as we move forward. The California Consumer Privacy Act will provide people with more control over their privacy and personal data. It’s essential to understand the various aspects and conditions, as well as the implications of wrongdoing for organizations.Areas CoveredC..
Management of Accounts Receivable (AR) is one of the most measurable activities within an organization. Among the most widely used metrics of AR management success are Days Sales Outstanding (DSO) and the percent of the AR asset that is past due. While many believe these are flawed metrics, nobody outside the credit Department really cares; they just want a report on the actual measure achieved vs target an..
Credit risk is the probability that a borrower is unable or unwilling to repay your loan in full, on time, and as agreed. Identifying, evaluating, underwriting, and extending credit to a creditworthy borrower requires teamwork, and a strong credit culture builds and maintains that team.The optimal culture is led by management that prioritizes credit quality and says so regularly. Lenders and credit approver..
This webinar will cover the entire credit process from how to set up an account, how to decide what payment terms they should receive all the way to how best to collect from a delinquent account. The webinar outlines steps for the following processes: Credit application - what is needed in the body of your credit application so that your company is covered should there be a lawsuit, or the customer goes to ..
The agencies that comprise the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) created the FFIEC Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering (BSA/AML) Examination Manual. These examination procedures apply to banks, savings and loan associations, savings associations, credit unions, and branches, agencies, and representative offices of foreign banks.Manual provides guidance to examiners for carrying o..
International regulation is clear and thorough about a theme: under pillar 3 requirements, risks must be disclosed according to the rules of the art. This includes making a statement on risk appetite and giving a useful picture about the overall risks actually incurred by the institution, be these risks covered by capital requirements or not, be these risks well understood or less so. The importance of pill..
This webinar will cover the entire credit process from how to obtain the information and what you need to look for in the statements. We will show the relationship between the income statement, balance sheet, and statement of cash flows. We will go through an entire analysis process using a variety of ratios including Liquidity, Activity, Leverage, and Profitability. The webinar will show how to common-size..
During this webinar, we will discuss the Nacha operating rules and how they impact your organization or specifically, your role. Due to the ever-changing regulatory landscape for financial institutions, rules & regulations keep changing or new ones are added, that address back-office functionality. Nacha operating rules describe and outline the path to follow.Areas CoveredOverview and backgroundNacha Op..
During this webinar, we will go over the fundamentals of CIP, CDD, EDD, CTR, and also, current Issues that impact your day-to-day. Due to the ever-changing regulatory landscape for financial institutions, rules & regulations regarding financial crimes are increasing. It’s important to understand the red flags associated with reporting, customer interaction, and on the IT side, but also the fundamental s..