Cash Management

Cash Management

In times of globalised markets and increasing competition, efficient Cash and Liquidity Management is extremely important for both our national and international customers. Therefore, RBI considers Payments and Cash Management as core parts of its business. Our tailor-made Cash Management solutions actively support your Liquidity Management and payment transactions - locally and globally.

Our innovative services for commercial customers and financial institutions range from traditional payments products such as SEPA and cross-border-payments, electronic banking and e-business services to complex, international Cash Pooling and individual one-off payment solutions.

With RBI as your partner in Austria and Central and Eastern Europe you will benefit from the know-how, efficiency and flexibility of our Cash Management experts. Professional consulting and innovative solutions are an important part of our culture - we are looking forward to working with you!

Commercial Customers

  • Account
    RBI offers a wide range of tailor-made account products. Various tools and applications make your account movements and arrangements on the RBI account simple and clear.
  • SEPA and international payments
    Providing excellent services for handling your SEPA and international payments as well as your global Cash Management is RBI's main objective. We offer a variety of delivery channels, formats and account information for your SEPA transactions both Credit Transfers and Direct Debits as well as your international payments.
  • SWIFT gpi
    With SWIFT gpi (global payments innovation) a new era dawns in the international payments area, making increased transparency and same-day use of funds the new standard at RBI for the currencies EUR and USD. Corporate customers can actively be informed about incoming and outgoing gpi payments via email notification.

  • Electronic banking and liquidity management
    RBI provides your company with an ideal electronic banking system – either based on installed software or by means of secure internet access. Performance, stability and maximum security are the main features of the system.
  • RBI Business Banking APP
    The new RBI Business Banking APP provides mobile access to your accounts whenever and wherever you are straight from your smartphone or tablet. Take advantage of RBI Business Banking APP and receive the latest account information.
  • Cash Pooling
    With innovative local and cross-border Cash Pooling structures, RBI enables companies with multiple branches in Austria and abroad to centralise their Liquidity Management and optimise interest income.
  • Card Acquiring
    RBI´s Cross-Border Merchant Services (CBMS) provides centralized card acquiring solutions to multinational retailers in Central and Eastern Europe.
  • SWIFT for Corporates
    Our SWIFT for Corporates products offer you the opportunity - via MA-CUG (Member Administered Closed User Group) or SCORE (Standardised Corporate Environment) – to participate in the global SWIFT network.
  • Special Services
    Individual company structures often demand tailor-made services. The special Cash Management products of RBI form the link that integrates specific requirements into your Cash Management system.
  • Cash Management Hotlines
    For information purposes and questions please contact our Cash Management Support Desk, our ELBA Hotline and our specialists of our Cash Management team.

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Financial Institutions

  • Account Services
    With various Account Services RBI offers optimum solutions for payment and clearing business.
  • Clearing Services
    RBI is a payments services specialist. Acting as a link between the emerging markets and the Euro zone, RBI offers its correspondent banks a wide range of Clearing Services in many currencies.
  • Reporting Services
    In order to ensure efficient and reliable account information RBI provides comprehensive online services as well as message delivery via SWIFT.
  • Settlement Services
    RBI is directly connected to national and international payment systems. Our top priority is to process the transactions of our correspondent banks as quickly and inexpensively as possible.
  • Services for domestic banks
    Financial institutions within Austria can take advantage of RBI’s extensive payment and cash management services.
  • FAST@Web
    FAST@Web is a browser-based solution for international payment transactions and is ideally suited for banks, which do not have direct access to the SWIFT network.

List of Main Correspondent Banks for Commercial Payments

Bank Holidays 2018

MT103 STP Quality Rules

MT202 STP Quality Rules


RBI has a leading position as clearing bank since many years. The basis is its big engagement in the most important payment infrastructures - especially in the SEPA-Area. Through its active participation in national and international committees the development of those infrastructures was and will be influenced decisive.

Amongst other things RBI was working very intense for the participation of the Raiffeisen Banking Group in the national clearinghouse (Clearing Services Austria - CS.A) which went live in November 2011. CS.A is processing national formats as well as SEPA-formats.

RBI  is connected to the following national and international payment systems:

  • Clearing Service Austria (CS.A)
    Direct clearing member of the national clearing house CS.A. RBI offers other banks located in Austria a participation as "Leitwegbank".
  • SWIFT (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication)
    RBI has been member since 1977 and is fully supporting the SWIFT community in fields of new developments.
  • SSP/TARGET2 (Trans-European Automated Real-Time Gross Settlement Express Transfer)
    Following TARGET, went live in November 2007. RBI is a direct participant of the Single Shared Platform (SSP)/TARGET2 and offers indirect participation to other banks. With TARGET2, a unified Europe-wide platform was established.
  • Target2 Directory
    RBI is a direct clearing member of EBA (Euro Banking Association). Therefore we can offer STEP1 settlement.
    Platform for the Pan-European Clearing House (PE-ACH), where RBI also acts as direct participant, is offering access for numerous connected Banks as well in the "old" XCT system, that enables to send EU regulated Payments, as in the new SEPA Credit Transfer Scheme (SCT) and SEPA Direct Debit Scheme (SDD Core and B2B).
  • EBA RT1
    On the 21st of November 2017 the first pan-European Instant Payments solution of EBA Clearing went live and RBI was one of the pioneering banks. Via Instant payments funds can be made available within 10 seconds 24/7/365 and are based on the new SEPA Instant Credit Transfer (SCTInst) scheme managed by the European Payments Council. It is possible to reach banks in the whole SEPA area with an initial maximum transaction amount of EUR 15.000,-.
  • SIX (Swiss Interbank Clearing)
    with the two payment systems SIX for CHF and euroSIX for EUR. RZB has been a member of the Swiss Interbank Clearing system since May 2005.


Commercial customers

Financial Institutions


Instant Payments
Payments that are completed within 10 seconds and available 24/7/365, this is the new reality in the payments business.

Cash Management Awards

RBI awarded “Best Bank for Cash Management in Central & Eastern Europe 2018”, "Best Treasury and Cash Management Bank in Austria 2017", winner of the "Transaction banking award 2017 for Cash Management in CEE" and the serial winner of "Best Cash Management Services in Central & Eastern Europe" award, this year for the seventh time in a row.

Global Finance magazine again has named the World’s Best Treasury & Cash Management Providers. Raiffeisen Bank International AG (RBI) has been awarded the title “Best Bank for Cash Management in Central & Eastern Europe 2018”. In 2015, 2016 and 2017, RBI won the title of "Best Treasury and Cash Management Bank in Austria".

Financial Times magazine "The Banker" decorated RBI with its "Transaction banking award 2017 for Cash Management in CEE".

RBI again has been recognized in EMEA Finance´s annual Treasury Services Awards and has been awarded the prestigious title of "Best Cash Management Services in Central and Eastern Europe 2017" for a seventh consecutive year.

For the first time RBI Cash Management won the title "The Innovators 2016" for Product & Process Innovation for its new Cash Management Billing Solution.

“It is certainly an honor receiving this prestigious title for the past seven years, however, also demonstrating RBI’s clear strategy and focus in this core area of banking. It also reflects RBI’s continuous investments in service excellence, technology and a customized digital banking platform”, said Sabine Zucker, Managing Director and Head of RBI’s Trade Finance & Transaction Banking Division. “RBI offers its customers end-to-end cash management solutions. These allow to manage pools of liquidity in different regions and provide global solutions customized and suited to the local needs of its customers in Austria and in the 14 CEE countries where RBI runs leading banks. The bank’s regional network in CEE is an integral part of its success."

“Recognizing the growing importance of payments and cash management, RBI continuously acts as a promotor and innovator on the European payment stage”, explains Susanne Prager, RBI’s Head of Cash Management. “RBI constantly strives to improve cash management services as well as cross-border payments by increasing speed, transparency and information for its customers. SWIFT GPI, real time instant payments, rolling out SEPA outside the euro area, Commercial Payments Clearing in CEE/CIS, the extension of cross-border cash pooling to new countries as well as RBI’s centralized Card Acquiring Solution are only some of the innovative business areas, which are important to clients and where RBI is one of the frontrunner banks.”

Susanne Prager

Head of Cash Management
Raiffeisen Bank International
Am Stadtpark 9, 1030 Wien
Tel: +43-1-71707-3480
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