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Keys to Creating Policy & Procedure Manuals in Accounts Payable


Webinar Recording

Recording Price: $199.00

(Includes Proprietary Materials)

Many accounts payable departments do a great job of creating a policies and procedures manual. But even the best AP managers fall behind on keeping that manual up to date. What can you do to guarantee your information is up-to-date in the event of an audit? Join us and discover:

  • Keep up with increasingly complicated compliance requirements
  • Save time & improve efficiencies: How to document online
  • Keep your AP processes up-to-date: Be or remain ready
  • User-friendly manuals: Practical tips for getting started
  • Tips for communicating your policies in plain English

  • ** Bonus: Sample Accounts Payable manual for take-home

Program Highlights

  • A Straightforward Plan to Update the A/P Policy & Procedures Manual

    • Employee credit cards, terminations & fraud: What can happen & what to do
    • Ways to protect your organization in case of fraud or an audit
    • How to dictate the process: Who is involved & responsible for what
    • Pinpoint ways to keep your manual up-to-date on a regular basis
  • Tips for Creating A User-Friendly Accounts Payable Policy & Procedures Manual

    • FATCA, OFAC & SOX: Get your policies & procedures in order!
    • Practical approaches for creating your manual from scratch
    • Tips to reduce the time it takes to document or rewrite your procedures
    • Keys to an easily understandable manual, including compliance issues
  • How to Bolster the Credibility of Accounts Payable Throughout the Company

    • Prepare an action plan to review & update an old policies & procedures manual
    • Identify often-overlooked changes that will improve accounts payable procedures
    • Take action: How to document your current A/P process on paper & online
    • Demonstrate how A/P policies & procedures strengthens controls
  • Live Question & Answer Session - Have your questions answered by the expert!

About The Speaker

David Hay is considered a veteran in the Accounts Payable field. As a recent retiree, David currently works closely with The Accounts Payable Network as part of TAPN's advisory board and a Senior Consultant.

  • David has worked with. As a member of key focus groups and task forces, he helped the GE businesses with their EDI and e-commerce initiatives. In his 24 years of GE experience, he has held several key management positions in financial services, e-commerce and sales & marketing. A former international banker, David has over 35 years of experience in the financial and e-commerce industries.
  • He was formerly the marketing manager for e-payments and financial services for Global eXchange Services (GXS), where he was responsible for the strategic direction and development of GXS's online invoicing and payment solutions for B2B e-commerce on a worldwide basis and has served on GE Capital's initiative to create a GE Center of Excellence for e-billing.

Program Benefits

Most Accounts Payable departments tend to think of policy and procedure manuals as an internal "document." However, this is not the case in today's world with the advent of P-cards & Travel and Living cards, for example. This jam-packed, informative webinar will provide you with best practices for documenting your A/P processes to a wide range of employees.


  • None

Delivery Method

  • Group Internet Based

NASBA Field Of Study

  • Accounting - Finance

Program Level

  • Basic Knowledge Required