Most companies can release significant amounts of cash locked up in operations and sustainably increase their profitability and company value by managing working capital more actively.
PwC is a competence leader in the field of Working Capital Management (WCM) The European Working Capital Management group pools experienced WCM practitioners across the world with various industrial and functional backgrounds such as procurement & purchasing, sales & marketing, finance, technical engineering and IT.
PwC has positioned itself as a competence leader in the field of WCM. PwC stands for optimisation through profound experience and has a strong track record in various industries for both national and multinational clients.
Increase your company's value through professional Working Capital Management The fundamental principles of Working Capital Management are clear: reduce the capital employed and improve efficiency in the areas of receivables, inventories and payables. Practical implementation, however, is a challenging task on the one hand due to conflicts inherent to cross-functional and trans-sectoral issues, and on the other because of the high complexity of individual optimisation measures.
WCM initiatives release capital employed and increase liquidity that can be used for strategic investments or the reduction of debt. In addition, profitability is enhanced due to an efficiency improvement within the processes and a reduction in cost of capital. Considering all of these effects, improving working capital inevitably leads to a sustainable increase on Economic Profit / ROCE and therefore to a higher corporate value.
Potential Issues Based on our experience of working with clients to improve their working capital, CEOs, CFOs, Group Finance Directors, Group Treasurers or Shareholders are currently likely to face the following issues:
How we can support you
Objective: Identification of potential, cost/benefit decision
Objective: Validate improvement areas with highest potential
Objective: Implementation planning, policy redesign, quick win realisation
Objective: Working capital reduction realised, ensure sustainability, KPI system/ dashboard