Subject. The article addresses the financial potential of the organization, investigates economic relations stemming from financial potential formation and prospects for its growth as a result of actions and initiatives of managerial staff. Objectives. The aim is to disclose the content of the rational approach in financial and analytical studies focused on expressing the analytical value of qualitative and quantitative determination of financial potential in the process of substantiating management decisions on achieving competitiveness and long-term efficiency of economic entity. Methods. The study rests on modern theories of capital structure, methods for developing financial strategy, solving multi-criteria economic problems, including ranking techniques, the graphical and analytical models. Results. We developed methodological recommendations for financial potential assessment, which include the indicators of strategic level of investment capital management based on the systems approach to the use of financial, strategic and investment analysis tools. Their application in practice will increase the informativeness of potential assessment. The findings have an applied focus aimed at professional competencies in the development of organizational and administrative documents that regulate the analysis and assessment of financial potential based on strategic goals. Conclusions. Along with the existing methods, the methodological recommendations form a subsystem of analytical support focused on the organization’s value and finance management. Their use in financial strategy formation enables to identify and study strategic alternatives of development, create financial sections of business plans, justify adjustments to the strategy and tactics of financial management.
Keywords: financial potential, invested capital, funding source, operating cash flow, professional standard
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