Improving Key Liquidity Measures

Published On:
May 31, 2018
Authored By:
Steve Player, Senior Research Fellow, Financial Management, APQC
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A recent CFO Magazine Metric of the Month column from APQC discussed Days Sales Outstanding (DSO), the latest data, and how to interpret and improve upon this measure. The column also briefly touched on a related concept (Days Cash on Hand) that this article will expand upon. In this article, strategies for improving both key liquidity measures is discussed by APQC's senior research fellow for financial management and program director for BBRTNA/Live Future Ready, Steve Player.