Automation Webinars

3 Procure-to-Pay Strategies to Achieve Best-in-Class Results

On-demand Webinar | Free

Compared to their peers, best-in-class procure-to-pay organizations:

  • Spend less to issue purchase orders and process invoices
  • Post more invoices straight-through, without human operator intervention
  • Make fewer duplicate payments to suppliers
  • Have better visibility into enterprise spending
  • Capture more early-payment discounts

Want to know the strategies best-in-class organizations are using to achieve these results?

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A Story of Fraud – A Lesson on Compliance and Risk Management in Accounts Payable

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 | 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST | Free

Compliance and risk mitigation are becoming the top priorities for CFOs in best-in-class companies. According to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), an average U.S. company loses 5% of their revenue due to fraud. With frequently changing regulations, complex vendor networks, and fragmented business process, the demand for compliance is rising with renewed focus on continuous controls monitoring.

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The Ultimate 8-Step Guide to Building a Business Case for AP Automation

On-demand Webinar | Free

Even with an ERP system in place, businesses still encounter manual pains and operational inefficiencies in their accounts payable (AP) processes. Automation is a well-known solution to this problem — the challenge is selling it internally.

In this live webinar, we explore how the negative impacts of a manual environment can go beyond the AP team and ultimately impact c-suite priorities such as spend management, supplier relationships and regulatory compliance.

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Trends that are Transforming AP into a Strategic Powerhouse

On-demand Webinar | Free

Join us for an informative webinar on the latest trends that are helping to streamline the AP process, beyond making invoice workflows more efficient. Imagine having an optimal user experience from cloud to mobile and accelerated cycle times for remote approvers.

During this webinar, IOFM’s Mark Brousseau, an expert with nearly 20 years of experience advising on payments and document automation solutions will be sharing the current state of finance trends in the AP world.

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No PO – No Problem: Solving the No PO Invoice Predicament

On-demand Webinar | Free

AP Professionals are the unwelcome downstream beneficiaries of procurement processes with inadequate controls – invoices that magically appear with no purchase order and no audit trail about the purpose of the purchase or how it is to be adjudicated in terms of approval or account coding. And while some procurement teams are seeking to implement stringent controls – sometimes referred to as a “No PO – No Pay” policy – AP knows that one way or another that No PO invoice is a liability that must be paid and which they now must resolve.

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3 Millennial Trends to Get You Thinking About Your AP Process

On-demand Webinar | Free

Is the AP function in your organization status quo or best-in-class?  Are you facing the same issues over and over again?  Does the organization perceive AP’s role as “just” paying invoices?

Millennials want to know they make a difference.  They want to know there is a career path for them and want to work in a silo free environment. 

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How AP Automation Can Mitigate Risk and Prevent Fraud

On-demand Webinar | Free

This webinar will explore how today’s leading automation solutions can help to reduce risk and prevent fraud within the AP process. We’ll identify the risks that can be inherent within manual AP processes. We’ll learn how fraud can be perpetrated due to manual invoices, check payments, lack of electronic self-audits, ERP interfaces and lack of focus on controls.

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Solving Your Toughest T&E Expense Management Challenges

On-demand Webinar | Free

Whether it’s office supplies or international business travel, employee initiated spending can be a notoriously difficult-to-manage area of the company budget. Considering the significant investment many businesses make today in expense spending, the systems they use to manage the reporting and reimbursement process are now also playing an increasingly important role in financial performance and profitability.

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2017 AP Makeover Polls: OCR vs Touchless Processing

On-demand Webinar | Free

As 2017 gets into full swing, let’s analyze what direction the AP community is headed towards. In December of 2016, Invocus surveyed 178 accounts payable professionals and finance leaders from North America and got them to cast their votes on various aspects pertaining to AP challenges, technologies, and wish-lists.

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Paperless Automation for Microsoft Dynamics: Learn How Best-in-Class Organizations Utilize AP Automation

On-demand Webinar | Free

Join us when we share how a document management and AP automation solution can enhance your Microsoft Dynamics ERP investment.

If you are ready to move into a paperless environment, slash the cost of processing invoices AND improve cash flow and working capital, you won’t want to miss this enlightening complimentary session.

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There’s an APP for AP – How Digitization is Transforming Accounts Payable

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Innovative new technologies are transforming the role of Accounts Payable professionals from an historically back-office function to a more strategic contributor to business value.  This webinar will help AP professionals understand and harness the power of technological innovation to not only transform their organizations, but also propel their career trajectory towards increasingly more fulfilling and rewarding opportunities to drive strategic business value.

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The Ins and Outs of Virtual Credit Cards

On-demand Webinar | Free

If you are involved in purchasing or financial decision-making for your company, you have likely heard the excitement surrounding virtual credit cards (also known as epayables). The payment industry is moving increasingly toward paperless vendor payments, and it is important to understand how they can benefit your business as you research solutions for your business.

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Earning Real Cash (and Company) Value from Leveraging AP Automation

On-demand Webinar | Free

Activities within the accounts payable (AP) department have an enormous impact on company cash. Unfortunately, in many organizations, AP staff remain buried under mountains of invoices and data, making it difficult to see (and understand) that impact.

But it doesn’t have to be that way — leveraging automation allows businesses to optimize AP by creating a streamlined workflow focused on quality data and document processing.

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How to Automate Your AP Department in 2017: Five Strategies That Work!

On-demand Webinar | Free

Since the accounts payable process has several different components, there is an added level of complexity as to what to automate and when and where to start the automation process.   As an example, when  many leading companies implement accounts payable automation solutions, they often consider the positive impact on working capital, productivity, cycle times, supplier satisfaction, and internal controls when developing a business case for automation.  

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1099 Best Practices for the AP Professional: A Quarter-by-Quarter Review

On-demand Webinar | Free

Planning year-round for 1099 reporting has become a best practice to ensure efficiency, minimize notices and penalties and ensure smooth turnover transitions.

Join Judy Bicking, Senior Trainer at IOFM, and the top compliance experts from Sovos Compliance as they walk you through quarter-by-quarter best practices to help you annualize your 1099 reporting process.

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7 Highly Effective Habits for AP Supplier Management

On-demand Webinar | Free

Wait! Before you pay that supplier, are you certain they’re payable? Nearly everything that can go wrong with supplier payments stems from the workflow of data collection and validation that happens prior to paying. Done improperly, you’re risking company funds, compliance, and time spent correcting a payment error you could have prevented.

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AP’s 2017 Report Card: New Study Highlights Strategies to Get to Head of the Class

On-demand Webinar | Free

A new in-depth study of over 200 Accounts Payable professionals, covering a wide-range of AP benchmarks across process metrics, technology adoption, and organizational collaboration and effectiveness, shows a function that is at a “tipping point” to realize dramatic gains and also repositions the functions as one with strong strategic value. 

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2017 T&E Expense Management Trends: Eliminating inefficiency, controlling costs

On-demand Webinar

Travel and entertainment expense management is considered something of a necessary evil for many companies. To be sure, expense reporting has earned this reputation through wasteful process inefficiencies, lost paper trails, and endless excuses and spending loopholes. Now, a new survey of more than 600 CFOs, controllers and accounting professionals identifies the top trends and approaches to expense management for today’s small, midsized and enterprise businesses.

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7 Trends that Will Reshape AP and P2P in 2017

On-demand Webinar | Free

The start of 2017 will usher in a new era in accounts payable and procure-to-pay.  In this emerging environment, the way that organizations conduct trade and commerce will become faster, easier, more connected, more transparent, less risky and greener.  These changes will have a profound impact on the accounts payable and procure-to-pay functions, and the people who lead them.

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Revealed: 3 Secrets for Securing C-suite Approval for AP Automation

On-demand Webinar | Free

Securing the C-suite’s approval for AP automation is easier than you think! AP automation improves upon all three of the C-suite’s top functional priorities: capital, control and collaboration. In fact, AP automation is moving from a “nice to have” to a “must have” in the eyes of more senior executives.

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The Future of Accounts Payable

On-demand Webinar | Free

As major corporations continue to focus attention on cash and performance, and with an onslaught of new and complex government regulations, Accounts Payable departments are becoming more visible and are taking on more responsibility throughout the corporate landscape. Positioned as the hub between Procurement, Purchasing, Suppliers, Employees, Finance, Sourcing (and more), the AP department is forced to execute with precision, balance numbers and serve multiple constituents.

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