Responsibilities of AP vs. Purchasing

January 31, 2019

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Q. We are currently working on setting up a purchasing department.  We are curious about where some of the duty lines are drawn between AP and the purchasing department.  We are in the process of determining which team will own processes related to vendors – setups, contacting for billing questions/issues or missing invoices, responding to payment status questions, etc.  A. (answered by the IOFM Advisory Panel) ----- Related to vendor setup: If accounts payable has the responsibility to send…

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