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Process Improvements for AP: Increase Efficiency & Reduce Errors


Webinar Recording

Recording Price: $199.00

(Includes Proprietary Materials)

Effective accounts payable departments function as well-oiled machines. However, even the most outstanding A/P team can encounter problems that hurt efficiency and lead to costly mistakes. How can you discover new trends to improve productivity, ensure compliance, and run a more effective department in 2016? Please join industry expert, David Hay, for this enlightening 60-minute webinar where you will discover:

  • Emerging trends that will impact accounts payable in 2016
  • Guidelines for running efficient departments: Keys for success
  • How to avoid common errors that hurt AP professionals
  • What practices are longer effective and should be eliminated
  • Get buy-in from your team: Tips for successful implementation

Program Highlights

  • Emerging trends in accounts payable: What's New in 2016

    • Technological advancements that can help make your life easier
    • Transforming A/P into a profit center instead of a cost center
    • How to make your department more customer service oriented
  • Improve Efficiency: Best Practices for Accounts Payable Departments

    • Key procedures to put in place and how to reinforce them
    • Build cooperation between AP & other departments: Bridge the gap
    • Invoice handling and processing techniques: Keys to boost efficiency
  • Strategies to Reduce Error: Keys to Avoid Costly Fines

    • Communicating the impact of incomplete paperwork in dollars and cents
    • Getting everyone on board: Guidelines to eliminate & prevent error
    • Rid your department of time-honored practices that no longer work
  • Interactive Q&A - 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 GE Capital, GE Medical Systems and GE Industrial Systems. 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.
  • David provides consulting services in payables improvement and procure-to-pay process. He is also a regular speaker at accounts payable and payment conferences and is the CFO of Atlantis Divers in Richmond, Virginia where he is also an accomplished diver.

Program Benefits

Join us for this 60-minute webinar to discover how to make improvements to your accounts payable department by increasing productivity and minimizing critical mistakes in 2016.


  • None

Delivery Method

  • Group Internet Based

NASBA Field Of Study

  • Accounting - Finance

Program Level

  • Basic Knowledge Required