With a network of more than 50,000 AP process owners in the U.S. and around the world, and a host of membership benefits, Accounts Payable & Procure-to-Pay Network (AP & P2P) is the world’s largest AP-focused organization. Representative AP & P2P Member Organizations.

AP & P2P’s deep, comprehensive resources for executives and managers who oversee accounts payable give you point-and-click access to an exclusive accounts payable knowledge-base to help:

  • Manage costs
  • Increase productivity
  • Keep current with AP methods and technologies
  • Maintain vital internal controls
  • Avoid compliance-related penalties
  • Assure current policies
  • Get answers to urgent questions
  • Gain buy-in

AP & P2P’s highly regarded training and certification programs provide AP education and credentialing for accounts payable managers and their staffs.Focus areas include best practices for every AP function; AP metrics and benchmarking data; tax and regulatory compliance; solutions to real world problems; AP automation case studies; member Q&A networking forums, calculators, and more than 300 downloadable, customizable AP policies, flowcharts, templates and internal control checklists.


The AR & O2C Network is the leading provider of training, education and certification programs for Accounts Receivable, Order-to-Cash, Credit and Collections, Global and Shared Services professionals.

Membership to the AR & O2C Network ( provides comprehensive tools and resources to financial operations professionals who manage or are deeply involved in the Accounts Receivable, Order-to-Cash, and the Credit and Collections processes.

Topics include Accounts Receivable and Order-to-Cash Policies, Managing Customer Information, Process Automation Technologies, AR Compliance (Sales & Use Tax, Canadian Tax, Sarbanes-Oxley, Escheatment, Government Restriction Lists and Uniform Commercial Code), Credit and Collections, and Accounts Receivable and Order-to-Cash management issues.

A membership to the AR & O2C Network provides tangible ROI to any organization – saving your organization time and money.

Nearly 10,000 professionals have been certified as an Accredited Receivables Specialist or Manager (available in English, Simple Chinese and Spanish) through the AR & O2C Network and its parent company, the Institute of Finance & Management.

Benchmarks, best practices and the keys to compliance – all at your teams’ fingertips 24/7.

Time-saving tools and templates

Members of the Networks have unrestricted access to hundreds of time-savers: calculators, workflow charts, spreadsheets, policy manual templates, checklists to save them time on day-to-day tasks, increasing departmental efficiency.

Expert answers to tough questions

Members rave about Ask the Expert, where they can type in a question and get a personal, thoroughly-researched response – a bit like having an AP or AR consultant right at your fingertips. Our team of Experts goes the extra mile – including calling the IRS – to ensure that you have the information you need to stay in compliance. Need advice about a product or process from an insider? Member-to-member forums offer opportunities to source answers and real-world experience from peer organizations.

Exclusive research and benchmarking metrics

Each Network conducts primary research annually to produce an exclusive set of benchmarks. Members can narrow the findings by company size, industry and other key criteria to develop a custom set of benchmarks to guide your organization’s critical strategic decisions.

Up-to-the-minute compliance resources

Your team can stay on the safe side of compliance with round-the-clock access to hundreds of news briefs, webinars, checklists and more on some of the most pressing compliance-related topics such as: 1099, 1042-S, W-8, W-9, Sales and Use, state-by-state requirements, escheatment and more, potentially saving tens of thousands in fines and penalties from the IRS.

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