The organization of the accounts payable function and the management of the accounts payable role are of vital importance to the effective control of working capital and therefore cash flow. This workshop provides businesses and other organizations with a strong sense of where they stand against industry leaders and shows them how to take their services and organizational processes to state of the art levels. Document strategies and tactics employed by highly admired companies are presented both successful and unsuccessful to illustrate the real world functionality of each process and approach. By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:
- The importance of the accounts payable function with regard to its links with the supply chain and cash flow
- The integrated systems of purchase order processing, stock (inventory) control, purchase ledger and cash payments and their links with the general ledger.
- How to effectively manage cash and working capital to reduce costs and improve cash flow