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Strategic functions of current assets: Financial analytics

Vol. 12, Iss. 3, SEPTEMBER 2019

Received: 26 February 2019

Received in revised form: 15 March 2019

Accepted: 31 March 2019

Available online: 30 August 2019

Subject Heading: Economic policy

JEL Classification: G17, G30, G32

Pages: 248–268

Astrakhantseva I.A. Siberian Federal University (SibFU), Krasnoyarsk, Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russian Federation

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Koyupchenko I.N. Siberian Federal University (SibFU), Krasnoyarsk, Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russian Federation

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Subject The article considers economic relations in the organization of internal business processes associated with investment of financial resources in operating current assets under limited budget for strategic development.
Objectives The purpose of the study is to present analytical tools for solving problems that ensure the functioning of working capital in the system of strategic financial management.
Methods The study draws on basic and modern concepts of financial management, current assets, performance management, modern theories of finance, like the theory of bounded rationality, Balanced Scorecard.
Results We present an approach to developing a strategy for current asset management. Target indicators and methods to achieve them are given in operational terms and integrated into the invested capital management model. The procedures for calculating an increase in current asset requirements and the level of investment from various sources rest on the distribution function of strategic finance of the organization.
Conclusions The offered approach to the choice of analytical methods for solving financial problems facilitates the implementation of strategic functions of current capital in line with the goals of modern management to increase the company value.

Keywords: working capital, cash flow from operations, net working capital, net long-term financing, liquidity ratio


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