CFO | Case Study @ Lydia

Poste / Role
Finance
Type de ressource / Resource Type
Cas Pratiques | Case Studies
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This use case is composed of 3 sections which aims at testing different skills, which are all important in the role of CFO at [company name].

You are asked to provide a structured written document for your answers, in the format of your choosing. The rigor in the way your deliverable will be structured will be as important as its content.

You have [7 days] to provide your results after you received the test statement. You answers must be in English.

Please answer the following questions:

  • Considering the information you were given during the interviews, and information available elsewhere in general (press, etc.) :
    1. Estimate the actual P&L and the Cash position as of 31/12/20XX and explain your hypothesis. Please detail the main Revenues and Costs line items ;
    2. Estimate the forecast P&L and the Cash position as of 31/12/20XX and explain your hypothesis. Please detail the main Revenues and Costs line items ;
    3. Define the KPIs you would set up to monitor [company name]'s activity.
  • Define the assumptions you would use to estimate the company value of [company name] as of 31/03/20XX, and provide us with an estimated company value based on those assumptions.

  • Based on your knowledge of the European [industry] Market :
    1. In [expansion countries planned], identify a company which complies with the following criterias: [criterias defining potential competitors] ;
    2. M&A process : please provide us with the major diligences you would perform to successfully complete the buy out of that company by [company name] ;
    3. Estimate the value of the selected company and share the value calculation assumptions and process you have used ;
    4. Bonus : How would you structure the offer (shares, cash, combo)?