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Webinar Recording

Efficiency Problems that Plague the Invoice-to-Pay Process

Date: Thursday, February 25, 2016
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
Everywhere in the corporate world, professionals are being required to 'do more with less'. The accounts payable process is no exception. While organizations may be growing fast few allocate resources to hire more staff in AP. Instead of expanding, they look to automation to not only handle the additional volume but to become more accurate.

This webinar will cover what you need to make the changes in your AP department demanded by management – to increase accuracy and handle increased workflow. AP Now’s Mary Schaeffer will:
  • Identify the inefficiencies common in many in accounts payable processes
  • Address the growing problem of duplicate and triplicate copies of the same invoice
  • Explain how automation can help without increasing cost
  • Provide advice on getting started with an invoice-to-pay automation project
After attending this event you will be able to:
Identify the inefficiencies common in many in accounts payable processes
Recognize the growing problem of duplicate and triplicate copies of the same invoice
Recognize how automation can help without increasing cost
Identify how to get started with an invoice-to-pay automation project

Speakers

Mary Schaeffer, President, AP Now
Mary Schaeffer
President, AP Now
Mary S. Schaeffer, a nationally recognized accounts payable expert, is the author of 18 business books, a monthly newsletter and a free weekly e-zine, as well as 10l CPE self-study courses for CPAs. She runs AP Now, a boutique publishing and consulting firm focused on accounts payable issues. Before turning to writing and consulting she worked in the corporate world as an Assistant Treasurer for the Equitable Life Assurance Society, a Financial Risk Manager for O&Y and a Corporate Cash Manager for Continental Grain. A frequent and popular speaker at industry live and online events, she has an MBA in Finance and a BS in Mathematics.
Moderated by: Ernie Humphrey, Educational Programs Leader, Proformative
Moderated by: Ernie Humphrey
Educational Programs Leader, Proformative
Ernie currently serves as the CEO of 360 Thought Leadership Consulting. 360 Thought Leadership Consulting helps companies define and unlock the strategic value of their thought leadership programs. Previously Ernie served as the Vice President, Educational & Marketing Programs for Proformative. Ernie has overseen the content and execution of over 200 events designed to further the careers of finance and accounting leaders and related professionals. Formerly, Ernie served as the Director of Treasury Services and as a Director of the Corporate Treasurers Council for the Association for Financial Professionals. Ernie has extensive experience in the areas of educational program development and execution, online marketing, website content management, international cash management, and acquisition integration. Ernie has a BS and MS in Economics both from Purdue University.

Sponsor

Event Sponsor MineralTree
MineralTree - MineralTree makes the easiest-to-use mobile and online AP automation software for finance professionals like you at growing organizations. Whether you’re a controller, AP manager, CFO, or other payment approver, MineralTree’s invoice payment processing solution streamlines AP, giving you significant cost savings and unparalleled control in an affordable, integrated platform with guaranteed fraud protection.

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By filling out this form you will become a member of Proformative, and are subject to Proformative's User Agreement. This webinar is provided to you for free by the sponsor, who may contact you later.

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Certified Public Accountant

  • Continuing Education Credit
    1 CPE Credit
  • Field of Study
    Specialized Knowledge
  • CPE Delivery Method
    Group-Internet
  • Program Location
    Online
  • Program Level
    Basic
  • Prerequisites
    No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.
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Continuing Professional Development

  • Continuing Education Credit
    1 Hour
  • Field of Study
    Specialized Knowledge
  • CPE Delivery Method
    Group-Internet
  • Program Location
    Online
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Certified Management Accountant

  • Continuing Education Credit
    1 CE Credit
  • Field of Study
    Specialized Knowledge
  • CE Delivery Method
    Group-Internet
  • Program Location
    Online
  • Program Level
    Basic
  • Prerequisites
    No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.
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