Most AP departments are staffed by groups of people who may or may not have anything in common besides the fact that they work together. AP staffers may be young with little actual work experience,… Read More
by Royce Grayson Morse, IOFM Managing Editor - Being a successful manager doesn’t just involve managing a process—it involves the management of the people who get the work done. We’re all… Read More
Monica Brooks, Manager of Accounts Payable at Ohio Health, has a unique take on what’s required to drive results. We asked her about the methodology she embraces to get the most from her team—and… Read More
To pay invoices more efficiently, it is crucial to have open communication between AP and your vendors’ AR departments, but that doesn’t mean it happens all that frequently. A recent flash survey… Read More
Over the past year, the pandemic transformed Accounts Payable practices, procedures, workplaces, interactions, and team relationships. Yet despite numerous challenges, Accounts Payable survived and… Read More
Q. I was asked to create an internal Accounts Payable website and was wondering if you had examples of the contents of any. A. (Answered by the IOFM Advisory Panel) ----- Our organization's intranet… Read More
On Friday, June 5th, from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m., IOFM conducted a Community Call with Financial Operations professionals in the High Invoice Volume Sector. The Zoom call was moderated by IOFM's Executive… Read More
While the COVID-19 crisis has physically distanced us, the need to feel part of a community has never been stronger. Financial Operations professionals are all facing unique challenges—issues that… Read More
There is nothing like a common goal to unite people. With every member of your accounts payable team working together for the same purpose - to ensure the company's invoices are paid on time -… Read More
AP and purchasing can build a cooperative, productive relationship when they begin to look at the purchase-to-pay cycle as one whole process rather than focusing on only their specific parts of P2P… Read More

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