A strong commitment in treasury management
In a corporate environment where cash is strategic, BNP Paribas is showing a long-term commitment to corporates that are engaged in efficiency driven and forward thinking treasury strategies.
Whatever their size and the nature of their activity, corporates must strive to be agile and adapt to a fast-moving, complex and globalized environment. In this context, cash management can provide advanced insight and act as a powerful driver.
BNP Paribas’ Cash Management is driven by innovation, thanks to the expertise and the sharpness of a dedicated Competence Centre. This high-value steering team is in charge of devising our global commercial and industrial cash management strategy, offering the coordination of the Bank’s worldwide resources. Last but not least, the Cash Management Steering Centre provides high-quality advice to our corporate clients.
Global reach and Swiss made quality
With a geographical coverage in over 55 countries with direct access to local cash management experts and clearing, BNP Paribas’ Cash Management provides corporates with seamless global solutions.
Our Connexis-based platform is available in 45 countries and 18 languages, serving over 6,000 corporates worldwide. We have also implemented SWIFTNet solutions in 22 European countries and 39 countries outside Europe to serve over 330 corporate clients, more than any other bank.
In Switzerland, BNP Paribas has been present since 1872 and ranks among the top three international banks in the country. The bank has a comprehensive cash management offering in Switzerland, covering both domestic and international cash management requirements.
BNP Paribas (Suisse) SA’s Cash Management team – consisting of a team of Sales Executives, Product Manager and Implementation Officer – provides corporate banking solutions and advisory services for large- and mid-cap corporates and financial institutions resp. NBFI.
In order to efficiently manage liquidity, our clients need to know their current cash positions inside and out. Thanks to a customized cash management solution, BNP Paribas (Suisse) SA can support them to monitor and manage their cash flows within Switzerland and abroad.
To complement the entire working capital flow, BNP Paribas (Suisse) SA’s cash management value proposition helps clients to collect faster (reducing DSO), optimize payments flow (DPO) and enhance control over funds.
Processing of means of payment
All available payment and collection methods – with a ‘collection’ service offering to cover all client remittance requirements (cash, checks, bank cards, direct debits).
Cash optimization solutions with different service levels
- Consolidation of a company’s account balances (maintained in our books) on a central account
- Integration into a centralized master-account held by our EMEA partners
- Multibank integration and administration of accounts held with third-party banks, via SwiftMT101 messaging, with BNP Paribas as ‘overlay’ bank.
State-of-the art e-banking solutions
- Centric – our innovative and App-Portal – is the main gateway into BNP Paribas’ entire Applications universe.
- Connexis – A web-based E-banking solution (a Multi-bank, -currency and -language application) as global unified Portal. Accessible via Centric.
- Electronic transfer solutions through local or international protocols and formats:
- SwiftNet (FIN and FileAct),
- local host to host, (Connexis Gateway)
- Global EBICS.
Optimization of the collection process
Virtual Accounts provide a reliable technical response to the two main challenges: Automatic identification of the payer and identification of the final beneficiary for direct allocation of funds. This solution offers corporates a more efficient reconciliation process through customization of the number of virtual accounts.
Optimization of the purchasing process – card issuing
- Rationalize management of business and travel expenses (Corporate Card/Maestro Card)
- Procurement card with VISA network (Multi-currencies: EUR, USD, GBP, CHF) with 2 possible uses: Physical and/or virtual card
An engineering and implementation team designs and implements complex solutions for the client. A premium Cash Customer Service (CCS) ensures a personalized and proactive monitoring of national and international operations – established to serve our key clients from one centralized point of contact for all their existing BNP Paribas network relationships.
Your dedicated team
Remaining competitive in a complex financial environment has become a daily challenge for every Corporate Treasurer. BNP Paribas Switzerland takes a holistic approach to your challenges from treasury, cash and liquidity management to digital and cyber-fraud prevention, looking towards innovation such as fintech, blockchain and real-time technology.
Your transaction banking specialists at BNP Paribas Switzerland are available to discuss with you your next treasury project.Know more about Cash Management