Accounts Payable Specialist Certification – June 2023 Live Online Class


Friday, June 9, 2023 | 10am – 4:30pm ET

Special Course Bundle Highlights

 Course type: Self-study course ($895) plus 6-hour Live, Online Class via WebEx ($100)

Registration fee: $995 per learner (Member discounts of 10%-20% apply. You are not required to be a Member to enroll.)

Designation Earned: Accredited Payables 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.


Course Description

The Accounts Payable Specialist Certification Program covers AP fundamentals, best practices, and regulatory compliance, all of which are necessary to excel in the accounts payable field. The content is best suited for those below the Manager level.

Key areas of study include: Internal Controls, Tax and Regulatory, Vendor Master File, Invoices, Payments, T&E, Technology and Automation. View complete table of contents here

Learning objectives for 6-hour supplemental review webinar:

  • Prepare for your APS Certification Final Exam to earn your Accredited Payables Specialist credentials
  • Review peer-tested best practices for each phase of the payment process – from receipt of invoice, through processing and payment.
  • Learn how to mitigate risks stemming from tax laws, as well as T&E-related fraud and abuse.
  • Explore how automation will continue to adjust how you do what you do
  • Receive answers to your questions live from our expert trainers

Course Details

No degree = 3 yrs related work experience; 2-year degree = 2 yrs related work experience; 4-year degree = 1 yr related work experience

Your purchase includes one enrollment in the standalone, self-study APS Certification Program ($795) as well as registration to a one-day supplemental live webinar class ($100) with our expert trainers.

The self-study program (accessed via the E-Learning Center) comes with one year of access to the e-textbook, on-demand 4-hour training video, practice quizzes and 3 attempts at the final exam (100multiple-choice questions, 90 minutes, graded pass/fail).

The supplemental 6-hour webinar (an additional $100 value) is hosted on the WebEx platform. The invitation with login details will be delivered to your email after purchase.

NASBA CPE Credit and IOFM CEU Credit will not be available for this webinar. Learn why here. 

For e-learning course: Most updated version of Google Chrome, a desktop/laptop computer with functioning speakers and a strong Internet connection. If accessing from a work computer, some companies' VPN/security settings can impede course performance (visit the Help Center for resolutions).

The system requirements for WebEx (host of supplemental review) can be found here.

15 Continuing Education Units per year (approx. 15 hours). Renewal is free as long as CEUs are logged before the Certification expires. Learn more.

IOFM is committed to accessibility. Disability-related accommodation requests for the live event (such as providing live captioning) should be sent to [email protected] by close of business the day before the live webinar. A captioned recording of this webinar can be made available upon request to [email protected].

To cancel your registration for this event, simply contact IOFM Customer Service at [email protected] (or call 207-842-5557) no later than 24 hours prior to the scheduled start of the event. You can choose to access the full recorded event, or, your credit may be applied toward the purchase of any IOFM product or interactive event. If for any reason you are not completely satisfied with this program, we will provide a full refund — no questions asked!

The supplemental live webinar is an additional $100 value. If you are already enrolled as a self-study learner but interested in attending this review, please contact us to purchase this supplemental review separately.

Live Review Instructor

Christine Battles,Christine Battles, APPM, APS, Sr. Accounts Payable Manager, UniFirst Corporation 

Christine Battles has more than 18 years of AP experience and is passionate about re-engineering processes, streamlining and maximizing efficiencies, defining and documenting policies and procedures, looking for opportunities to mentor, grow & develop individuals, while insuring necessary compliance controls. 

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Member Pricing: IOFM Member e-learning discounts of 10-20% apply. Make sure that you are logged in before proceeding with your registration for the discount to be applied automatically in cart.
Enrolling Others: This special bundle is designed to enroll you, the purchaser, in the self-study course and in the live, online training. To enroll groups or to purchase this bundle on behalf of someone else, please contact us.
Register as a self-study learner only: The self-study course can be purchased alone year-round. Enroll yourself and/or your team in the APS course without the supplemental review here.

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