AvantGard Receivables | Treasury | Payments

Corporate Liquidity

Solutions for Liquidity Management

The intrinsic value of a corporation is based upon its ability to drive free cash flow in a predictable fashion. Corporations today are challenged by manual processes, disparate systems and lack of workflow automation.

SunGard's AvantGard helps address these requirements by offering solutions designed to drive stringent treatment of trade receivables, sophisticated treasury and cash management and coordinated execution of payment processing with SWIFT connectivity.

The solutions can be deployed on premises, in a hosted environment or as a SaaS solution; each with a suite of services aimed at helping our customers minimize their IT burden and total cost of ownership.

White Glove Service

SunGard’s AvantGard solutions are supported by a global services team of over 300 domain and technical experts that offer a full range of services from business consulting and implementation to ongoing training, support and hosting.  Our managed services include routine upgrades, managed bank connectivity and managed risk scoring.

More than 2,250 organizations and more than 50,000 professionals in 40 countries rely on AvantGard.  The AvantGard customer community meets regularly to share best practices, to discuss emerging trends and to work with SunGard on future direction.

GETPAID Software Credit & Collections

SunGard's AvantGard GETPAID & Predictive Metrics offers credit risk analysis, credit scoring, collections management, dispute resolution and cash application processing.

Treasury & Risk Management

SunGard's AvantGard Treasury encompasses a full range of requirements for risk analysis, cash management, forecasting, treasury operations, and managed bank connectivity.

Payment Centralization

SunGard's AvantGard Payments suite of payments solutions helps streamline the processing of payments including managed bank connectivity with an embedded SWIFT service bureau.

ePAYMENT SERVICES

SunGard's AvantGard PayNetExchange solution offers a single payments execution platform including check processing, ACH, virtual card, wires and SWIFT payments.

Consumer Collections Scoring

Utilizing industry-specific models developed for early and late stage collections.
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Top 5 Things US Corporations Should Think About When Managing Global Payments

By Andrew Owens | Tuesday, October 28, 2014
senior vice president of enterprise payments,
SunGard's corporate liquidity business
The Association of Financial Professionals (#AFP2014) conference is on the horizon so I thought it would be relevant to look at what US Treasurers should be asking regarding their company’s corporate payments processes. It’s no surprise that most of the questions I will list are relevant for companies located outside the US as well… 1)  What’s my level of risk around payment fraud? It’s important to look at what controls you have in place in your various offices / subsidiaries regarding how corporate payments are made and who’s making them. 2)  What does my banking landscape look like? Do I have a set of strategic cash management banks in place that can transact on my behalf in all the countries I do business in? Do I have too many banks and too many accounts open to be able to make the payments I need. There’s some potential for reducing banks and bank fees through payment centralization and optimization as well – e.g. why make a wire when an ach will do just fine. 3)  What’s my cost

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DSO and Past-Due A/R Top Credit and Collections KPIs In Recent Study

By C.J. Wimley | Tuesday, October 28, 2014
COO for receivables,
SunGard's corporate liquidity business
As treasurers descend upon the upcoming  (#AFP2014) Association of Financial Professionals conference, they should be thinking of ways to improve their credit operations. Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and detailed reporting are vital to managing an efficient and effective credit operation. By tracking KPIs including collector effectiveness, organizations can gain a comprehensive view of performance and compliance to policy in real-time. There are common metrics that credit and collections departments typically include in their reporting. According to a recent SunGard market study of 400 participants, 87% tracked and reported on Past-Due A/R and Days Sales Outstanding. Here is the breakdown on what credit and collections departments are measuring: Past-due A/R - 87% Days Sales Outstanding (DSO) - 87% Average Days to Pay - 74% Collections Effectiveness - 38% Deduction / Dispute Cycle Time - 31% Deduction / Dispute Volume - 29% Since DSO depends on sales, it is not always the best m