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Working capital optimization

Goals and Challenges

  • Release additional cash by increasing working capital liquidity
  • Define optimal working capital levels and develop mechanisms to maintain these levels
  • Ensure effective use of resources and stable cash flows

Our services

Deloitte CIS offers a diversified approach, aimed at achieving fast results and growth in the effectiveness of working capital management in the long term.

Working capital optimization is achieved through comprehensive measures applied across all operational areas of a company, including sales and procurement, inventory, payables and receivables management, and surplus cash management.

Effective management covering every element of working capital must be supported by comprehensive planning and continuing improvements, as well as by adherence to control procedures designed to increase working capital liquidity. Our approach takes into account the interdependence of working capital elements:

  • Sales and accounts receivable
  • Inventories and production
  • Procurement and accounts payable

Our approach

Key elements of Deloitte methodology:

  • “Quick wins” implemented in the nearest future;
  • A complex approach that takes into account the interdependency of sales, procurement, inventory management, and payables and receivables management and ensures the best results are achieved;
  • Increasing the effectiveness of working capital management and sales and optimization of procurement planning, while providing optimal working capital levels;
  • Effective control procedures for executing processes and identifying inefficiencies in order to secure a continuous increase in process effectiveness.

In order to get the maximum effect from optimizing working capital, we form a team of specialists with extensive experience, expertise and skills in finance, sales and procurement management, logistics, manufacturing, internal control system development, and tax optimization.


  • Working capital converted into cash;
  • Quick and measurable effect without considerable diversion of resources;
  • Transparent management system for maintaining optimal working capital levels;
  • A set of KPIs for integrated working capital management.
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