Click on the links below to see the results of previous poll questions. While these quick polls often include humor and are not scientific, they nevertheless provide an interesting reflection of the state of accounts payable. Enjoy!
Which of the following process improvements did your organization implement during 2009?
Do you send new vendors a welcome letter and Form W9 before adding them to the master file?
Does your organization regularly share performance metrics with the AP staff?
Which best describes how your AP department plans to spend Halloween?
If your department outsources, do you regularly visit the outsourcer to keep track of progress?
Which of the following best describes your organization's p-card program?
What is your DPO?
Has your organization ever hired an auditor to perform a reverse sales tax audit?
Which of the following best describes your organization's expense report auditing practices?
Does your AP department's budget include funds for employee motivation?
Where are the majority of invoices in your organization received?
What percentage of your vendors offer early payment discounts?
Do you use a vendor self-service web portal to cut down on telephone invoice inquiries?
Does your payables organization charge back business units for AP services?
How often do you clean your vendor master file?
During your last technology implementation, when did you see a return on investment (ROI)?
Has your organization ever received an escheatment audit?
If we could have just one of the following, I would choose
Has your AP department ever implemented open source accounting software?
How do you handle receiving an Accounts Receivable Audit Confirmation Request?
How do most business travelers in your organization submit expense reports?
Has the credit crunch negatively impacted your organization's p-card program?
What is your organization's top process improvement priority for 2009?
Which best describes your AP department's hiring plans for 2009?