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Import Export business – Case Study

The client is a reputed clearing and forwarding agency providing shipment and storage solutions to importers and exporters. The company procures requirements from its customers and then schedules deliveries and storage to match these. The total market can be categorized as import and export business. The supply chain works as enumerated below: Exporter/Import                              Client                                    Warehouse/CFS                               […]

Insurance Company – Case study

An auto insurance service provider incurred losses to the tune of $25 million this year. Last year the profits were recorded at $50 million. The company has hired you as the consultant to identify the reasons causing these losses and find solutions to overcome the situation. The company provides auto insurance coverage only in one […]

Income Statement & Balance Sheet in Energy Sector

Some Important metrics/key figures to ask or know : Electricity production External electricity sales volume External gas sales volume External revenue EBITDA Operating result Income before tax Net income/shareholders’ share in income Recurrent net income Return on capital employed (ROCE) Weighted average cost of capital (WACC) before tax Value added Capital employed Cash flows from […]

Balance Sheet and Income Statement Comparison

Birds eye-view of the Balance Sheet and Income statement. Please remember its very high level comparison.   Balance Sheet and Income Statement Comparison Manufacturing Financial Services Assets Cash Cash Accounts Rec Investments Inventory Loans Fixed Assets Bldg’s Liabilities Accounts Payables Deposits Long Term Debt Savings Equity Other Borrowings Capital  Inc/Exp Sales Total Int. Income COGS Total. […]

County Services – Case Study

You are hired as a Management Consultant from McKinsey with some recognition among prestigious accounting and costing circles. Here is the run down of the case….. Union County serves a populace of around 40,000 citizens, and carries out certain welfare services for its citizens such as a recreation facility complete with gymnasium, a library, children’s […]