Essentials of Accounts Payable

  • 3h 41m
  • Mary S. Schaeffer
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2002

Full of valuable tips, techniques, illustrative real-world examples, exhibits, and best practices, this handy and concise reference will help you stay up to date on the newest thinking, strategies, developments, and technologies in accounts payable.

About the Author

Mary S. Schaeffer holds a BS degree in mathematics and an MBA degree in finance. She is the editor of a credit newsletter for the Institute of Management and Administration (IOMA) and a full-time writer. She is also the author of Accounts Payable: A Guide to Running an Efficient Department (Wiley). She is a member of the New York Financial Writers Association.

In this Book

  • Essentials of Accounts Payable
  • Some Accounting and Bookkeeping Basics
  • Invoice Handling: The Three-Way Match and More
  • Checks: The Traditional Payment Mechanism
  • Exception Handling and Those Dreaded Rush Checks
  • Preventing Duplicate Payments and Other Common Errors
  • Paying Lost or Missing Invoices without Creating Additional Problems
  • Improving the Relationship with Purchasing
  • Master Vendor Files: An Often-Overlooked Function
  • Discounts, Deductions, and the Problems They Cause
  • Travel and Entertainment: The Traditional Functions
  • Travel and Entertainment in the Twenty-First Century
  • Electronic Data Interchange: The Key to a Paperless Accounts Payable World
  • Using the Internet in Accounts Payable
  • Extensible Markup Language: What Accounts Payable Pros Need to Know
  • Procurement Cards and Their Impact on the Accounts Payable Function
  • Fraud: Vendor, Employee, and Check
  • How Companies Are Using Technology in Accounts Payable
  • High-Level Accounts Payable Concepts
  • Managing Your First Accounts Payable Department
  • Accounts Payable in the Twenty-First Century
  • Additional Resources