Accounts Payable Certification

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AP CertificationEARNING AND MAINTAINING your Accredited Payables Specialist (APS) or Accredited Payables Manager (APM) Certification demonstrates your firm grasp of accounts payable fundamentals, a thorough understanding of best practices, and your commitment to accuracy and compliance, all of which are necessary to excel in the field of accounts payable. 

The APS and APM designations are held by individuals and AP departments at leading Fortune 500 companies, non-profit organizations, colleges and universities, and institutions around the world who value accuracy, efficiency, clarity and transparency in the accounting function.

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The AP Certification Program is available completely online and on-demand including the final exam. Enrollment includes 1-year of access to the course on IOFM.com. The course includes an e-textbook, 6-hour training video, practice quizzes and 3 attempts at the final exam (100 multiple-choice questions in 90 minutes). Certification is maintained by earning 15 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) annually

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Accounts Payable Specialist Certification Program

Self-Study E-Learning Course
$795.00 (Member discounts apply)

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Accounts Payable Manager Certification Program

Self-Study E-Learning Course
$795.00 (Member discounts apply)

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Accounts Payable Specialist (APS) 

Designed for: The Accounts Payable Specialist (APS) Certification Program is designed for individuals responsible for executing AP processes. This course can serve as a career catalyst for those new to AP, as well as for those who have been in an AP role for years but who are looking to adopt best practices used by other AP departments.
Program description: The course covers AP fundamentals, best practices and regulatory compliance, all of which are necessary to excel in the accounts payable field. This course is the foundation for IOFM’s three other AP/P2P Certifications.
Key areas of study: Internal Controls, Tax and Regulatory, Vendor Master File, Invoices, Payments, T&E, Technology and Automation
Recommended Prerequisites: No degree = 3 yrs related work experience; 2-year degree = 2 yrs related work experience; 4-year degree = 1 yr related work experience

Accounts Payable Manager (APM)

Designed for: The Accounts Payable Manager (APM) Certification Program is designed specifically for those with  supervisory roles in AP. 
Program description: The course is designed to equip you for both managing your team now and preparing to manage your team in the future— by understanding and embracing automation, organizational process change, and  the increasing interaction with vendors on a global scale. 
Key areas of study: Leadership Fundamentals, Internal Controls and Oversight, Overseeing the
Accounts Payable Process, Tax and Regulatory, Vendor Management, T&E, Process Improvement, Technology
Recommended Prerequisites: No degree = 5 yrs related work experience; 2-year degree = 4 yrs related work experience; 4-year degree = 2 yrs related work experience; Advanced degree = 1 yr related work experience


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If you have questions, would like to see a demo of the courses, or need guidance selecting the right course for you, contact IOFM Advisory Services by email or at 207-842-5663. Our training advisors are ready to help! 

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