Should PO vendors and non-PO vendors be set up by different departments?

September 28, 2021

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Q. Purchasing currently sets up vendors that are attached to a PO, and AP sets up vendors that are not attached to a PO. Is it recommended that one department should set up all vendors, no matter if it’s a PO or non-PO vendor? A. (Addressed by Debra Richardson, a third-party Vendor Master File Advisor (https://www.debrarrichardson.com). Debra's independent advisory services firm offers experienced and practical help to financial operations professionals on vendor master file issues.) There is…

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