When required? In times of crises, when companies need to ensure liquidity, an objective which requires careful planning and supervision.
- Working capital review - Identify and update the status of payments to all stakeholders in crisis conditions;
o Understand actual needs, assess available headroom and identify cost-out measures
o Challenge key forecast assumptions using our experts’ insights on the evolving economic situation
o Identify the critical suppliers to fulfill orders and commence active monitoring. Understand and potentially activate alternate sources of supply
- 3-6 months running cash flow forecasting - Review in detail cash flows for the next 3-6 months and identify what mitigating actions can be taken to preserve cash in the short/medium term.
o Review cash flow forecasts and key financial indicators to understand current state
o Support in business planning and reforecasting
o Re-forecast under three scenarios: short-term downturn, market recovery and longer-term downside case.
o Continuously assess short term liquidity requirements and potential internal sources of cash as a bridge to recovery