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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accountex 2018

August 17, 2018

What to Expect at Accountex 2018

Whether you’re working for a CPA firm or you’re team member in your company’s finance department, Accountex has something to offer.

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August 10, 2018

Three Pitfalls to Avoid When Transitioning to Automated Accounts Payable

Many businesses are adopting cloud-based ERP technology, and also recognizing the prime opportunity that this move creates to automate accounts payable.

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August 3, 2018

3 Manual Tasks Every Accounts Payable Team Should Automate

Accounts payable plays a crucial role in business operations in ways many companies are only just starting to realize. We all know that this job function is what keep the lights on in your office, but it also has a direct impact on cash flow management, security against fraud, and vendor relationships across the company.

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ap automation reaches new heights

July 24, 2018

MineralTree Elevates Accounts Payable Automation to New Heights with Latest Round of Enhancements

MineralTree has taken another step forward in its mission to attack inefficiencies in everyday accounts payable with its latest round of enhancements.

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July 20, 2018

Proactive vs. Reactive Accounts Payable: Understanding the Difference

The odyssey that every invoice must travel, from the time of receipt to payment, has kept accounts payable teams on their heels for as long as businesses have been paying vendors.

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July 13, 2018

NACHA File Format: What Accounts Payable Teams Actually Need to Know

While paying vendor invoices is the aim of accounts payable, there is a whole host of benefits businesses can gain by taking a strategic approach to the way they go about this. Failing to capitalize on these benefits equates to missed opportunities for your business.

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July 5, 2018

Three KPIs Every Accounts Payable Team Should Be Measuring

While paying vendor invoices is the aim of accounts payable, there is a whole host of benefits businesses can gain by taking a strategic approach to the way they go about this. Failing to capitalize on these benefits equates to missed opportunities for your business.

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number crunching

June 28, 2018

Why Your Accounting Team is Stuck in the World of Number Crunching

Accounts payable is the most arduous, cumbersome, and time-consuming process in business today. Of course, the more time accounts payable teams spend on simply getting vendors paid, the less time they have to focus on paying those vendors in a way that is advantageous to the business.

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learning electronic payments

June 21, 2018

B2B ACH Transfers: Everything Midmarket Businesses Need to Know

While the implications of same-day ACH to accounts payable teams are exciting, this implementation means different things to businesses of different sizes.

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June 15, 2018

M’oda ‘Operandi Earns 366% ROI and Award with MineralTree Implementation

M’oda ‘Operandi, the high-end fashion company providing a luxury retail experience that includes expert styling advice and tailored wardrobe recommendations, secured a 2018 Tech ROI Award for its implementation of MineralTree. The honor was awarded by Nucleus Research, and recognizes the top 10 technology deployments for 2018.

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frustrated cfo

June 8, 2018

What CFOs Are Missing in their Approach to Accounts Payable

Considering that accounts payable has remained almost an entirely manual process in many businesses, and still features the prominent use of paper checks, there is a tremendous amount of low-hanging fruit for CFOs to easily start picking from. Yet, many have not yet capitalized.

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June 1, 2018

Four Characteristics of Modern Accounts Payable Teams

With FinTech disruption rapidly changing the way finance and accounting teams operate, accounts payable has been among the slowest to adapt. However, accounts payable automation technology is creating a paradigm shift, and changing the way AP teams are thinking about the end-to-end process of paying vendor invoices.

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cfo planning projects

May 24, 2018

Are You an Operations-Minded CFO? – Becoming a Full Stack CFO

While project management duties may not seem related to the day-to-day of a CFO, the truth is that Operations-Minded CFOs bring both the necessary perspective and skill set to drive higher project implementation success rates.

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May 17, 2018

Three Ways Accounts Payable is Impacting Your Entire Company

While it is tempting to think that accounts payable is simply “paying the bills,” this notion is actually unfounded. There is a lot of benefit to be gained from thinking of accounts payable as more than paying vendor invoices. In reality,  the way that your accounts payable team operates impacts your business in a way that extends far beyond what you might expect.

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auto discount application

May 8, 2018

MineralTree Raises the Bar with Automatic Application of Discounts

What would your business do with 2% cash back on vendor spend? It’s time to start seriously considering your answer. Everybody knows about the benefits of early-pay discounts. But up until now, few have managed to actually enjoy them.

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