Accounting Processing Best Practices

Best Practices for Accounts Payable: Invoice Handling

Course Overview
Best practices for the invoice handling function are critical for those organizations concerned about their profitability. Poor practices result in excess cost, duplicate payments, increased processing expenses, fraud, and frayed vendor relationships. This course presents information the professional can use to identify best practice problems. Industry expert Mary S. Schaeffer explains the invoice issues. She then reveals the best practices for a myriad of these problems, as well as identifying almost best practices for those cases where it is not possible to use the best practice and the worst practices which are likely to cause trouble.

Learning Objectives:

After completing this course, the course participant should be able to:

  • Identify effective invoice receipt practices
  • Determine effective data entry rules for invoice processors
  • Recognize best practice invoice handling routines
  • Define effective practices when short-paying invoices
  • Identify the process for managing discrepant invoices

  • Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:


    Speaker / Author:

    Mary S. Schaeffer is editorial director of CRYSTALLUS, Inc., which publishes the Accounts Payable Now & Tomorrow newsletter and the e-zine e-AP news. After working in the finance and treasury departments of several large companies for 15 years, she turned to writing and consulting full time. She is the author of 17 business books, including 101 Best Practices for Accounts Payable, is a nationally recognized accounts payable expert and consultant and a frequent speaker at seminars, conferences and online events. She is the creator of the Institute of Financial Operations Accounts Payable Innovation Certificate program and several self-study courses for CPAs. Mary Schaeffer has a B.S. in Math from York College and a M.B.A. in Finance from New York University. She is a member of the Authors Guild and the New York Financial Writers' Association.


    Price (USD)

    Standard: $24.95


    Course Code : 99SCH12-tx

    Release Date : 02/28/2018
    Expire Date : 02/28/2022
    Credits :
    CPE 1.00
    QAS 1.00

    Course Level : Overview
    Course Type : QAS Self-Study
    Length : 50min
    Passing Grade : 70%
    Field Of Study : Accounting
    Theme : Accounting Processing Best Practices

    Format Type : eLearning
    Mobile Compatible

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