United Kingdom

The Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT)


IGTA Membership:
Full Member
Date of association formation:
January 1979
Date association joined IGTA:
January 1996

IGTA Representative

Caroline Stockmann

Tel:

+ 44 (0)20 7874 2540

Address:

The Association of Corporate Treasurers
69 Leadenhall Street
London
EC3A 2BG
UK



Association General Enquiries
Tel:
+ 44 (0)20 7847 2540
Address:

The Association of Corporate Treasurers
69 Leadenhall Street
London
EC3A 2BG
UK

Social media
@ACTupdate
www.treasurers.org/linkedin
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www.youtube.com/treasurersorg


Association Technical Enquiries
Tel:
+ 44 (0)20 7847 2540
Notes:

ACT Policy & Technical work in the public and the profession’s interest to influence policy and ensure decision-makers understand the impact of proposed changes to regulation and market practice on non-financial corporates. We monitor market, regulatory and economic developments which impact treasury activity and provide technical guidance and briefing notes to support members and the wider treasury community.


Association Membership:

The ACT has over 6,000 members and students in 90 countries. Our members are largely treasury, risk and finance professionals working in corporate and financial institutions, not for profit and government departments; from large global organisations and FTSE100 companies to small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and start-ups.

Membership Criteria:

You become a member of the ACT primarily through qualification. We also offer an entry-level digital membership for individuals as well as business membership for organisations.

Membership categories

  • Fellow (FCT): holders of the MCT Advanced Diploma in Treasury; full voting rights
  • Associate Member (AMCT): holders of the Diploma in Treasury Management; full voting rights
  • Affiliate Member: holders of an ACT Certificate, (including the Certificate in Treasury and Certificate in International Cash Management); no voting rights
  • Student Member: those studying for an ACT Certificate; no voting rights
  • eAffiliate Member: those studying for, or holders of, the Certificate in Treasury Fundamentals or entry-level digital membership; no voting rights
  • Business Member: for organisations of all sizes; no voting rights
Education and Training:

The ACT supports the development of professional standards and best practice in treasury through the competency framework, which defines the skills and competencies needed by treasury professionals to operate successfully in today’s challenging business climate. www.treasurers.org/learning/competency-framework

Qualifications: professional treasury and cash management qualifications for all levels. Delivered online through the ACT Learning Academy offering flexible self-study learning supported by online tuition and face-to-face revision workshops. Assessed and examined online. www.treasurers.org/professional-standards

Training courses: one- and two-day courses which deliver skills-based training to small groups of participants on specific treasury topics in a classroom setting. academy.treasurers.org/training

eLearning: a series of short, online courses that take between 45 and 90 minutes to complete and are designed to develop an awareness of the role of treasury and of the treasurer. academy.treasurers.org/elearning

In-company: customised or off-the shelf learning programmes designed to help organisations and teams of all sizes develop in-house treasury capability through qualifications, training, eLearning, skills diagnostics or any combination. academy.treasurers.org/in-company

Other Activities:

ACT runs a series of regional groups, events and international conferences each year. www.treasurers.org/events

ACT Annual Conference: held each year in the UK, the flagship ACT Annual Conference brings together 1000+ professionals engaged in treasury, risk and strategic finance for two days of thought provoking conference and workshop sessions as well as an exhibition of over 80 treasury service providers.

ACT webinars: led by the ACT's Policy and Technical experts, ACT webinars give direction on regulatory change and key treasury concerns.

Treasury Awards: for the past 20 years, the ACT has recognised innovation and excellence in corporate treasury through the annual Deals of the Year Awards.

Officers/Governance:

Council is the governing body of The Association of Corporate Treasurers (‘ACT’). It is ultimately responsible for the stewardship and strategic direction of the ACT and accountable to the members. Day-to-day management is delegated to the Chief Executive and, through the Chief Executive to the Executive team. www.treasurers.org/governance

Association Journal and/or Publications:

The Treasurer: this quarterly magazine is available to all ACT members and subscribers and digitally to EACT member NTAs. www.treasurers.org/hub/treasurer-magazine

The Business of Treasury: annual survey of ACT members to track the evolving role of the profession and key treasury issues. It includes five-year trend data on treasury activity and its strategic impact, board reporting and approvals, sources of funding and the importance of treasury qualifications. www.treasurers.org/hub/research/business-of-treasury

Annual Conference:

ACT Annual Conference: held each year in the UK, the flagship ACT Annual Conference brings together 1000+ professionals engaged in treasury, risk and strategic finance for two days of thought provoking conference and workshop sessions as well as an exhibition of over 80 treasury service providers.