Course type: Self-Study, Online
Designation Earned: Accredited Payables Specialist (APS)
Registration fee: $795 per learner (Member discounts of 10%-20% apply. You are not required to be a Member to enroll.)
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.
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.
Pam Miller, APM
Senior Trainer, IOFM
Pam Miller was the first candidate to earn AP Certification as an Accredited Payables Manager (APM) with distinction. Pam was the Director of AP at BMC Select for 15 years. The AP Department at BMC is known as a leader in implementing electronic solutions to streamline everyday business processes. Pam and her department have received several awards recognizing their commitment to ECM.
Pam is recognized in the Accounts Payable world as an innovator and an early adopter of AP related technologies. Pam moved to AP after spending six years in Information Technology implementing point of sale software. Pam has the ability to bridge the gap between IT and business software users. Modifications and applications developed on the basis of her analysis of business and user issues with several software packages have subsequently been adopted by the developers of these software packages into their next releases.
Pam has written and presented sessions and workshops on a variety of topics pertinent to Accounts Payable and management issues in general. Pam has extensive real world experience with EDI, imaging and workflow, electronic payments, purchasing cards, audit related issues, and the effects of Chapter 11 on an Accounts Payable department.