How would you approach solving a cash shortage due to a seasonal downturn in business?
Here the interviewer is trying to determine your approach to problem solving and your level of competence with budgeting and projections. In your response, try to compare and contrast with past measurable achievements and accomplishments and how they might translate to the job you're interviewing for. The question about solving a seasonal cash shortage problem is one of those situations where you can discuss past and present victories and display future potential at the same time. You should craft your response then on how you've fixed or improved something, changed a process, or developed new ways of doing things. Go into enough detail to fill out the story but what you're really after are sound bites and headlines, not all the ins and outs of it.