The accounts payable blog for finance and banking professionals.

Best practices for accounts payable professionals across all industries. We also address how banks can benefit from thinking differently about integrated payables solutions for clients.

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Thanks in part to AP automation opportunities, the paperless wave is taking hold.

February 13, 2018

Paper Is Out, Electronic Is In: Tracking The Rise of Paperless

Here’s a brief history on how the paperless trend got its start and why it doesn’t look like it will be ending anytime soon:

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AP automation helps to free up time so professionals can accomplish what they need to.

February 9, 2018

How to Redirect Time to Value-Added Projects with AP Automation

Accounts payable automation frees up time for FTEs but many wonder how to redirect that time. In this post we lay out some ways in which you can put that time to use.

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February 7, 2018

Payments Optimization: Mastering the Dance with Your Suppliers

Many companies fall prey to common myths around converting suppliers from checks to electronic payments. Here we look at five of the most common myths.

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February 2, 2018

The Good News Is That Fraud Is Avoidable

Most growing business owners don’t recognize that online fraud is a real threat. They’re busy taking their business to the next level, not protecting their assets. And they assume that they are protected by their bank, which they are not. […]

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January 31, 2018

[Video] Winning the Approval for AP Automation with the ROI

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AP automation improves processes, making for a leaner, more efficient budget.

January 28, 2018

2018 Budget Planning: Why Making Room for AP Automation is Critical in the New Year

Businesses that still rely on manual accounts payable processes should consider writing a line item into their 2018 budgets for AP automation.

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January 25, 2018

Customer Success Story: AP Automation Improves Efficiency During Annual Audits for High-End Fashion Retailer

At Moda Operandi, Todd Brewton, Accounts Payable Specialist, was manually processing close to 100 checks per week and would have to print each check and sort them alphabetically. Approvals and signatures were collected manually and then bills were packaged up with […]

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January 22, 2018

Automation and Operational Excellence as the Main CFO Focus Area

Automation within the finance organization provides several benefits and there is a significant connection with nearly every priority. We look at a few of these.

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January 11, 2018

MineralTree Statement on the Meltdown and Spectre Security Flaws

At the beginning of 2018 two newly detected security flaws dubbed Meltdown and Spectre were recently reported by a number of news outlets. We have no evidence suggesting MineralTree has been impacted, but, we do want to inform you what steps we have taken and also educate you about the security flaws themselves so you can think about your own business.

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January 11, 2018

[Infographic] The Life of an Invoice

The costs associated are much higher for managing the invoice throughout its lifecycle from receipt to filing as paid. We follow the journey of an invoice in this infographic.

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AP processes are prime targets for fraud.

January 9, 2018

5 Ways To Keep Your Accounts Payable (AP) Security Tight

Whether it’s online or in the real world, fraud prevention should be a top priority for any company, regardless of size or field.

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ERP without AP automation is lacking a key ingredient.

January 4, 2018

Why Your ERP Upgrade Should Include AP Automation

Not implementing AP automation as part of an ERP solution represents a missed opportunity to boost productivity, save money and give their financial professionals greater control over processes.

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December 26, 2017

Happy Holidays!

From our MineralTree family to yours, we want to wish you a Happy Holidays!

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December 8, 2017

Question of the Week: Do you have an online demo? I am a consultant with NetSuite and just need to see how this product works when integrated.

Companies that use NetSuite are choosing MineralTree Invoice-to-Pay to automate their accounts payable workflows. The companies are gaining access to purchase order (PO) matching and advanced invoice and AP payment processing.

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By being able to highlight the tangible bottom-line benefits of AP automation, controllers can persuasively make a case to the executive suite for adoption.

December 5, 2017

Overcoming Objections to Automating AP

How to overcome the objections to automating your accounts payable process. This article will help you gain the buy-in you need.

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