Can is a Vice President with a decade of experience in CFO-Office, working capital advisory and performance improvement consulting.
With Accordion, Can has partnered with management and sponsors of private equity backed companies to improve liquidity and working capital. Representative Accordion engagements include 13-week cash flow forecasting for a leading manufacturer and distributor of audio/video, security, and networking products, where he created a cash and working capital forecasting tool to enhance cash performance visibility. Can also conducted the accounts receivable performance assessment and order-to-cash diagnostic for a leading provider of diversified waste management solutions in North America.
Prior to joining Accordion, Can was a Consultant at EY-Parthenon where his work focused on building capabilities to improve operational performance for manufacturing and services organizations. Notable experiences include S&OP design and implementation for a private equity owned specialty pharmaceutical firm, as well as working capital optimization and order backlog reduction for a publicly traded global information technology company.
Prior to EY-Parthenon, Can was CFO of Optcapital, a financial technology firm. There, he led FP&A function while co-leading go-to-market activities including new product development and salesforce performance management.
During his M.B.A., Can interned at Emko Capital (private equity) and GE Ventures (corporate venture capital). At Emko Capital, he identified topline growth areas for a U.S. based manufacturer of textile products supporting an acquisition. At GE Ventures, he developed a NewCo business strategy for digital oilfield market.
Can received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Davidson College, an M.B.A. from Duke University, the Fuqua School of Business, and has completed all three levels of CFA exams. He resides in Charlotte, NC with his wife and two children.
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