Independent, tailored treasury advice, whenever you need it
Financial markets are littered with risk - whether it's in foreign exchange, interest rates, commodity prices or other global factors. There is also risk inside your business; risk of managing and protecting stakeholder value, cash flow and profitability over multi years.
Treasury related risks are felt right across your business. Manage it well, and tangible amounts of value can be found; manage it poorly and the repercussions can be expensive.
Over the past 20 years, financial markets have been consistent only in their unpredictability and increased volatility. Treasury and debt management is not about picking the direction of financial markets; it's about protection from their negative impacts and providing businesses with sustainable and more predictable cash flows, profits and asset values.
PwC's Treasury Advisory team combine state of the art quantitative and qualitative analysis with some of the oldest tools in the business - experience, judgement and common sense.
Our team of experienced advisers provide independent, clear, pragmatic and impartial advice to clients on all aspects of treasury and debt management. Whether that involves hedging policies for foreign exchange, interest rate and commodity price risk, or designing and implementing strategies for securing optimal debt funding arrangements for borrowers, we can help.
Our unwavering objective is to add measurable value by providing economic and financial market insights and intelligence, as well as proactive guidance on risk management techniques, which place you in an improved position to make financial decisions.
Essentially, we're available as and when you need us. We provide treasury management advice under an ongoing retained arrangement, as well as one-off advisory projects with specific scopes in mind.
PwC's Treasury Advisory team combine state of the art quantitative and qualitative analysis with some of the oldest tools in the business - experience, judgement and common sense. We work with:
The reasons why organisations engage PwC to design and review financial risk and treasury management policies include:
PwC provides advice around the management and reporting of your cash, working capital and core debt and transactional banking options. Our services include:
PwC delivers independent and behind the scenes debt management advice – regardless of the borrower's experience in debt raising, refinancing or restructuring – to provide reassurance to the Board of Directors that appropriate actions have been taken. Our scope of services are broad, though they include:
We support organisations in managing their FX risks (also known as exchange rate risk or currency risk) to deliver more opportunities when you operate or compete on the international stage. Our experts can provide:
Interest Rate risk is constantly changing and materially impacts most businesses. Our team looks at the reasons behind that change by monitoring and acting on present or future interest rate risks. More specifically, we:
PwC has a team of global experts dealing with commodity risk-management issues related to agriculture and dairy, oil and gas, electricity, metals, carbon and more. We offer a variety of specialist services to help support your priorities, such as:
PwC has a long history working to ensure our clients find additional value in cash and fixed-income investments. We can help you by:
When it comes to asset and liability risk, PwC provides a range of specialised services to suit, which include:
To ensure your business and people are as good as they can be when it comes to treasury management, we deliver training, courses and workshops where they can learn from a panel of expert treasury practitioners. We provide:
We have a number of market reports and publications designed to provide a summary and overview of key drivers and issues to be aware of for New Zealand organisations. Browse and download our market reports and treasury publications to help gain insights on the key trends, developments and insights in treasury management practices.
The following reports are historical examples. New reports are published on a weekly and fortnightly basis with up to date commentary and recommendations. These are available to clients.
In this issue: Long-term FX hedging, speculative or strategic? |The benefits of an RFP process | Understanding and appropriately using volatility | When to pay brokerage fees | Using technical analysis to enhance decisions | Corporate treasury and intelligent automation | Is it time to reassess actively managing Emerging Market currency exposures?
In this issue: Sprats for mackerels - big changes in funds management | IFRS 16 Leases - Financial reporting impacts | Treasury management systems - show love upfront | NZ ETS - changes are coming | An introduction to SIPOs | Doing more with less | Cashflow Forecasting: The automation era.
In this issue: The 2025 Digital Treasurer | The fundamental Treasury Policy review | IFRS 9 vs IAS 39 - Part II: Qualifying criteria for hedge accounting PwC New Zealand and Hedgebook team up to codevelop the FX Strategy Tool Payments: a standardised API from Payments NZ? | Approaches to determining your optimal debt duration | Corporate treasury and cybersecurity | Four interesting things you might not know about oil markets.
In this issue of Treasury Broadsheet | Treasury Policies: Listing the tasks! | IFRS 16 Leases: Implications for Treasury Managers | BEPS Tax Bill: Changes already impacting | The case of the disappearing NZD forward points – Episode II | NZ Emissions Trading Scheme – What has changed? What remains the same? | IFRS 9 v IAS 39 – Part I – The hedge accounting models Centralised vs decentralised treasury functions | Keeping it simple – transparent budget rates that don't rely on forecasts | Overcoming working capital challenges | Data rich and information poor in the world of forecasting | Treasury reporting – better practice | LGFA Bonds: Will they benefit from a flight to quality?
Tim May, Chief Financial Officer
Jeff Hawkins, Group Treasurer
Brent Ford, Chief Financial Officer
Richard Wyeth, Chief Financial Officer
Matthew Washington, Chief Financial Officer
Kristen Lie, Chief Financial Officer
Mark Butcher, Chief Executive Officer
Denise Jensen, Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary
Paul Doherty, Chief Financial Officer