Until recently, it was relatively easy to borrow capital and increase inventory to avoid global supply chain issues, but things have changed. While you may have been able to accurately forecast demand, were you planning for the drastic rise in interest rates that have occurred in recent months? Is your working capital plan adjusting? In this episode, Craig Jeffery, Daniel Reeve, and Brian Rieber get together to discuss the macroeconomic, geopolitical, and trade situations surrounding working capital and the financial levers you should be aware of moving forward.
With interest rates rising and other factors creating a complex economic environment, managing the cash conversion cycle and working capital efficiently is a major challenge for many organizations. While cash is always a priority, it’s often difficult to track and improve liquidity. This webinar will discuss ways of leveraging technology and using efficient organizational strategies to manage working capital effectively even with limited human resources. Topics covered will include the following:
Measuring what matters.
Building bridges internally.
Gaining exposure to payables and receivables departments.
Tools that allow you to move quickly.
Benefits of joint software and finance solutions.
Working Capital Management is usually one of the top three focus areas for treasury in any given year. This fluctuates based on a number of factors. In this podcast, Host Craig Jeffery talks with Mike Hewitt, CEO of Adaugeo Media and host of the Working Capital Summit, about the event and how working capital and SCF are areas that treasury professionals are keen to discuss.
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