working capital management

  

Definition

The process of managing activities and processes related to working capital. This level of management serves as a check and balances system to ensure that the amount of cash flowing into the business is enough to sustain the company's operations. This is an ongoing process that must be evaluated using the current level of assets and liabilities. Working capital management may involve implementing short-term decisions that may or may not carry over from one earnings period to the next.

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  • Our working capital management was in good standing and I knew it would help our company get over that hurdle.

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  • You should try to utilize a good working capital management system so that you can always do things correctly and the right way.

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  • During the crisis, the accounting team focused on safeguarding the company's working capital management, doing everything they could to normalize day to day business activity.

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