Auditing the Treasury Department

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This treasury audit-training course is designed for an Audit department undertaking a Treasury review. It is designed to focus on the business conducted in a treasury, the risks that can be generated and the appropriate controls and structures that should be in place to assist in the efficient use of resources and the prevention of unexpected losses. The course alerts participants to potential dangers in dealing, enabling prompt identification of risks and ensuring recommended management controls are in place, well understood and respected by all involved – from dealer through back-office personnel to the highest level of senior management.

Course objective

At the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Identification and recognition of risk in Treasury
  • Understanding how and why failures have arisen in the industry
  • The role that controls and reports have in reducing risk
  • Consideration of what constitutes “best practice”
  • Establishing appropriate parameters for an audit of a Treasury department

Course Outline

  • The role of Treasury
  • Auditing
  • External and internal audit
  • Departmental role and responsibilities
  • The treasury audit
    • Issues of concern
  • Preparing for the treasury audit
  • Asset and Liability Management (ALM)
  • Risk management
  • Cashflow and Liquidity
  • Mismatch (Gap) reporting
  • P&L and other reports
  • Risk assessment techniques
  • What to look for
  • Introduction to Basel II and the
  • Central Banks / Capital adequacy
  • Performance measurements
  • Reporting lines
  • Market Risk, Liquidity risk, Credit risk and Operational risk
  • Risk reporting
  • Limit structures

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