We work closely with CFOs and finance leaders to make sure your finance function’s priorities are closely aligned with your corporate strategy.
The role and responsibilities of the CFO have evolved dramatically. Once limited to the finance function, the CFO is now, more than ever before, a strategic partner accountable for creating value across the entire business. We can help you transform the finance function, shape portfolio strategies, undertake major investment and financing decisions, and maximize value.
When finance functions fail to fully deliver on their potential, it’s often a fundamental matter of their inability to divert focus away from areas that are not boosting value—reconciling reports and closing the books, for example. By overinvesting their time and energy in those areas, CFOs have little left to devote to more important activities, based on the company’s chosen strategic priorities, such as supporting performance management, business planning or M&A. We help you transform your finance function so that you spend more time on higher-value, forward-looking activities and less on accounting and transactional tasks.
Boards view CFOs as the most important corporate executive after the CEO. But with changing business and compliance requirements, CFOs face new challenges. People within the business have higher expectations, corporate performance is increasingly tightly managed, and shareholders and other stakeholders demand timely corporate information. We help you explain corporate strategy clearly, manage performance expectations, maximize shareholder value, and anticipate the perspective of activist investors.
Rising uncertainties and increasing volatilities in global markets make liquidity management extremely complex but essential in day-to-day operations of organizations. And improving liquidity is difficult to achieve, particularly when their incentives are misaligned with effective working capital management. We can help you reduce your cash conversion cycle and quickly generate the cash you need to spur critical improvements to your business.