Accounting Processing Best Practices

Fundamentals of Accounts Payable: Enhancing Your AP Operations

Course Overview
Every organization has an accounts payable function. If it is handled poorly, it can cost the organization a lot more than it should. Not only are there extra operating costs, but poorly run operations can lead to duplicate payments, increased and costly frauds, and regulatory nightmares. In this course, you will learn some simple ways to enhance your accounts payable’s productivity, create an effective electronic payment program, and minimize some common problems that lead to decreased productivity.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this segment, you should be able to:

  • Determine how to enhance productivity without spending a fortune
  • Identify ways to improve efficiency
  • Indicate how to create an electronic payments program
  • Determine how to encourage suppliers to accept electronic payments
  • Identify and eliminate common problems associated with electronic payments

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 : 99SCH16-tx

Release Date : 09/07/2018
Expire Date : 12/31/2021
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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