18 Nov.

Working capital management and cash flow forecasting amidst disruption

Driving Enterprise Value

Wednesday, 02:00 p.m.  ET | 1 hr
Credits offered: CPE Event language: English

Participants will hear about developing a preliminary roadmap and approach to improving working capital management that can help create more resilient organizations.

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Key takeaways

Host: Matt Soderberg, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP

1 Overview CPE credit | Specialized Knowledge

The disruption caused by COVID-19 led many CFOs’ to shift focus from long-term P&L and growth planning to more immediate cash positions. This highlighted the need for enhanced capabilities in the management of working capital, cash flow forecasting, and liquidity. How are companies finding opportunities to improve working capital and better forecast their cash flow? We’ll discuss:

  • Building blocks of an agile cash flow forecasting capability.
  • What a hybrid forecasting approach looks like in practice.
  • How to find “quick win” improvement opportunities within the supply chain.

Meet the speaker

Matt Soderberg

Matt Soderberg

Finance Operations Improvement Practice Leader

Matt is a principal and leader of the Finance Operations Improvement practice of Deloitte Consulting LLP. He focuses on large-scale finance transformation programs. As part of these large transformations, he has helped develop his clients’ vision for finance, optimized finance processes and organizations, and built and tracked business cases for finance transformation programs. Matt has experience in finance operations, business strategy, project management, process design/redesign, and application implementation. He earned an MBA in finance and financial management services from Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business and a BA in psychology from The University of Texas at Austin.

Eric Merrill

Eric Merrill

Managing Director | F&EP

Eric is a managing director within Deloitte Consulting’s Finance and Enterprise Performance market offering. He advises executives in consumer-facing industries on how to apply strategy and analytics to enable better business decision making company-wide. His expertise is focused around meeting the needs of the chief financial officer. Recently, Eric has completed work at multiple consumer companies in forecasting, predictive analytics, and visualization, as well as enabling next-generation operating models and integrated business planning. His focus has been on innovation across predictive analytics, integrated performance management (planning, budgeting, and forecasting), and process, operating model, and systems improvement initiatives.

Anthony J. Jackson

Anthony J. Jackson

Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics LLP

Anthony Jackson has more than 20 years’ experience advising clients on debt restructuring, working capital improvements, vendor diligence, liquidity and cash flow modeling, store closure analysis, contract assumption/rejection process, and business restructurings. Jackson also serves as the leader of Deloitte’s Aviation practice in the United States and is one of the leaders of Deloitte’s Liquidity Management and Working Capital & Liquidity Services practice in the United States.

Ryan Flynn

Ryan Flynn

Principal | Deloitte Consulting LLP

Ryan has more than 14 years of experience helping global companies improve their sourcing and procurement efficiency and effectiveness. He specializes in leading complex strategic sourcing engagements and has helped his clients save over $350M. Ryan brings broad, cross-industry experience across the source-to-pay cycle, including strategic sourcing, supplier risk management, policy/process design, master data management, system design, implementation, and governance, and organizational design.

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Wednesday, 18 Nov 2020 02:00 p.m. ET
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