A well-designed workflow incorporates automation wisely to facilitate effective communication, organization, and productivity in any business process.
One of the major advantages of automation involves the improved coordination between AP and budgeting. Not only does AP rely on information from the company budget, the company budget also depends on data from AP.
Your accounts payable department is responsible for vendor invoice processing, approval, and payment. Within these functions, there are several different workflows, and to manage these workflows effectively, you need to be equipped with practical ideas. This guide contains some nuggets of wisdom to help you manage your accounts payable workflows for better performance, increased operational efficiency, and a better bottom line.
Have you ever wished you could cut back on your invoice processing costs without sacrificing efficiency and work quality? A study carried out in the United States showed that an average company spends as much as $25 pushing one invoice through a paper-based system. At the same time, half of all companies take between five and 15 days to process a single invoice when they do so manually.