4 Steps to Bringing a Positive ROI to Accounts Payable


On-demand Webinar | Free

What if your AP department could realize a positive ROI by automating the accounts payable lifecycle?

While it may sound too good to be true, it’s not. Many accounts payable departments have successfully transformed themselves into a profit center, realizing a typical 60 percent to 80 percent reduction in invoice processing costs and 90 percent or more in savings from converting to electronic payments from paper checks.

Join experts from the Institute of Finance and Management and Bottomline Technologies to learn how you can join the ranks of those who have achieved an:

• 81% reduction in invoice processing costs
• 77% reduction in invoice processing time
• 97% increase in early payment discounts captured
• 92% cost savings on supplier payments and cash-back rebates on AP spend

Don’t miss this step-by-step, instructional webinar that will help you say goodbye to outdated, inefficient and costly processes and hello to automated operations and a positive ROI.


Mark Brousseau
Special Projects Editor, IOFM

Mark Brousseau is a noted analyst, speaker, writer and marketer, with more than 21 years of experience in advising leading providers of financial operations solutions and services.

Brousseau is president of Brousseau & Associates, a full-service strategic marketing and business development consultancy with the largest client base of any firm of its kind. Brousseau & Associates counts among its clients many top solutions and services providers in the payables, receivables, payments, document management, and healthcare verticals.

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David Leonard
Vice President of Solutions, Bottomline Technologies

David Leonard is Vice President of Solutions for Bottomline Technologies and has 20+ years of experience working for industry leaders in the transactional document and accounts payable automation space. Leveraging his knowledge obtained through the years as a Trainer, Implementation Consultant, Solutions Engineer and Sales Executive, David is able to articulate and demonstrate the value of automating document centric business processes. His deep understanding of output management and accounts payable processing along with the impact technology can have makes him a true trusted advisor to hundreds of organizations around the country.

Doug Cranston HeadshotDouglas Cranston
Vice President of Product Management, Bottomline Technologies

Doug Cranston is the Vice President of Product Management for Paymode-X, the electronic business payment network from Bottomline Technologies. Doug’s 20 years of financial technology experience and firm grasp on the evolving fintech landscape inform the Paymode-X product roadmap. His teams are responsible for working with the executive management team on the formulation of strategy, and partnering with Bottomline’s technology team on the execution of that strategy. Prior to joining Bottomline, Doug worked at regional and national banks—including Fleet Bank, FleetBoston Financial, and Bank of America—in client services, technology, and product marketing roles.

This webinar is provided free of charge and underwritten by a sponsor. Following the webinar, you may be contacted by the sponsor with information about their products and services.

Continuing Education Credits available:

Receive 1 CEU toward renewing APM, APS, APPM or APPS certification from the Institute of Finance and Management!

AP CertificationPP-OC_seal_APP_outline.FNL The Accounts Payable Certification and Procure-to-Pay Certification Programs are designed to establish standards for the profession and recognize Accounts Payable and Procure-to-Pay professionals who, by possessing related work experience and passing a comprehensive exam, have met stringent requirements for mastering the Accounts Payable and Procure-to-Pay bodies of knowledge.

Continuing Education Credits available:

Receive 1 CEU towards IOFM programs:

AR-certFinal-AOCReceive 1 CEU towards maintaining any AR and O2C related program through IOFM! These programs are designed to establish standards for the profession and recognize accounts payable and procure-to-pay professionals who, by possessing related work experience and passing a comprehensive exam, have met stringent requirements for mastering the financial operations body of knowledge.

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