Accounts Receivable Certification – October 2023 Live Online Class


Friday, October 20, 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 Receivables Specialist (ARS) OR Accredited Receivables Manager

Designed for: The Accounts Receivable Certification Program is designed for individuals responsible for executing AR processes. This course is appropriate for certification candidates for both AR Specialist (ARS) and AR Manager (ARM) Certifications , as both programs cover AR best practices before concluding with a management section, which is only required for AR Managers.



The Accounts Receivable Certification Program covers AR fundamentals, best practices and compliance, all of which are necessary to excel in the accounts receivable field. 

Key areas of study include: Internal Controls, Understanding B2B’s P2P Process, Cash Application and Dispute Management, Credit and Collections Management, Customer Master File, Accounting, Regulatory. View complete table of contents here. (Both AR Specialists and Managers are tested on the first seven chapters. Only Managers receive access to/are tested on the final Management section.)

Learning objectives for 6-hour supplemental review webinar: 

  • Prepare for your AR Certification Final Exam to earn your Accredited Receivables Specialist or Manager credentials
  • Review peer-tested best practices for each phase of the AR process – from setting lines of credit through getting cash in the bank
  • Understand laws governing both B2B and B2C transactions
  • Explore how to manage AR’s priorities: support sales, maintain cash flow, provide customer service while protecting the organization’s money
  • MANAGERS ONLY: Learn how to manage AR process during the trend of increasing globalization in such a way that protects cash and guides AR staff to success
  • Receive answers to your questions live from our expert trainers

Course Details

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

AR Manager: 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

Your purchase includes one enrollment in the standalone, self-study AR Certification Program ($895) of your choice (Specialist or Manager) 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 (approximate) training video, practice quizzes and 3 attempts at the final exam (100 multiple-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 a 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 Instructors

Nicole CaleyStephen Fulmer, ARM

Steve is the Accounting Manager at South Mill Mushroom LLC; he has over 15 years of Finance and Accounting experience. Steve currently manages Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, General Ledger, and the Cash Process at South Mill.

Steve graduated Summa Cum Laude from Widener University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. Steve began his career working for a Fortune 100 chemical company in a management rotational program where he held roles in tax, financial analysis, cost accounting, and various roles in corporate controllership. Steve earned his MBA with a concentration on Organizational Development.

After working in General Accounting for a while at South Mill, Steve was tasked with building a high performing Accounts Receivable Team. In the process Steve earned an Accounts Receivable Manager Certification from the IOFM and has reduced past due, DSO, and employee turnover.

Steve has completed intensive leadership training through a third party with a primary emphasis on team building and communication. In addition to his accounting responsibilities, Steve facilitates a variety of leadership training courses that South Mill now provides to their employees.

Steve’s passion is learning, teaching, and building high performing teams. Steve believes we should take time to celebrate the successes and laugh.



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 AR course without the supplemental review here.

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