Bringing intentional working capital management to your organization can be transformative for your liquidity and for various operational factors – but where do you start, and how can you help your organization achieve truly excellent working capital? This mini eBook covers the different definitions of working capital and their purposes; the appropriate aims of a working capital management program contrasted with the red herrings; stories that demonstrate working capital issues and solutions; and leading practices and necessary steps. Its guidance is aimed at helping you lead your organization into a thriving state of efficiency and excellence by optimizing working capital and aligning goals.
All leading organizations manage working capital intentionally. This is often part of the overall liquidity management process. Given that this requires looking at many different systems, data points, and responsible leadership, gaining visibility and a unified look at an organization’s liquidity and working capital can be a challenge.
Priorities must come before proper action on working capital and liquidity management. Proper prioritization requires insights, and insights require visibility across cash, accounts receivable, inventory, and accounts payable.
This session will offer a macro view of improving working capital and liquidity management through comprehensive visibility, common goals, consistent metrics, and a unified approach.
1. Examining the role that comprehensive visibility plays in improving working capital and liquidity management.
2. Understanding the importance of common goals and consistent metrics as they pertain to improving working capital and liquidity management.
3. How a unified approach helps achieve improved working capital and liquidity management.
Field: Finance – Technical
Craig Jeffery of Strategic Treasurer talks with Brent Kinman of Corcentric on key principles of working capital management, including how organizations achieve alignment between areas. There are several critical measurements of efficiency and the use of capital that allow organizations to understand how activities impact their performance.
All leading organizations manage working capital intentionally. Effective working capital management requires organizational alignment, measurements, and a focus on optimization. This webinar will highlight the key principles of working capital management, including how organizations achieve alignment between areas. It will also discuss several critical measurements of efficiency and use of capital that allow organizations to understand how activities impact their performance. The session will be balanced between core concepts and helpful examples.
On this episode, Craig Jeffery, Managing Partner of Strategic Treasurer, and Edi Poloniato, Global Head of Working Capital Solutions of Kyriba discuss leading practices for corporate treasury to optimize working capital with an eye to both liquidity and profit.