Business Advisory and Cost Management

At key times in the journey of organizations, huge benefits can be derived from the focused input of expert external advisors. Our experienced consultants will get to know the business and provide insightful help with definable value add.

Our teams have a proven track record:

  • Analyzing and developing the essential elements of a successful business strategy. Our approach is to build on existing thinking within the organization and partner with inhouse executives and senior staff to:
    • Refine business models to ensure profitability and sustainability
    • Identify where to operate and what resources and technologies to use
    • Recognize opportunities to be differentiated from the competition
    • Plan how to phase execution of initiatives
  • Recommending impactful cost improvement initiatives:
    • Operating cost optimization – applying appropriate financial analysis techniques such as enterprise wide financial reviews, zero based budgeting and activity based product costing
    • Capital spend prioritization and improvement – improving financial and non-financial returns of both sustaining and development spend through targeted application of payback, internal rate of return, net present value and non-financial metrics
    • Decision making enhancement – selecting and organizing key information and incorporating into option and cost benefit analysis
    • Turnarounds – developing programs incorporating the measures needed to return businesses to profitability

Engagement Methodology

We understand the importance of steps 1, 2 and 3 to ensure project success.