Accounts Payable Fast-Track Manager Course

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This 2-day face to face or virtual course will be taught by an Industry leading Accounts Payable expert who has previously run AP teams & will include examples of best practice along with in-depth areas of learning and improvement.

Why this course?

  • Gain comprehensive knowledge and skills in Accounts Payable Management.
  • Effectively oversee financial transactions and optimise vendor relationships.
  • Ensure compliance with regulations and mitigate risks.
  • Enhance career prospects and open doors to higher-level financial management roles.

What will I learn?

In AP Management Fundamentals, you'll learn essential skills to manage a team effectively, deal with complaints and difficulties, project management and everything else you need for management in Accounts Payable.

  • AP Leadership
  • Managing Teams (Onsite & Remotely)
  • AP Complaints & Difficult
  • Situations
  • AP Project Management
  • Change/Stakeholder
  • Management
  • KPI’s
  • Motivation, Coaching &
  • Training
  • Presentations

In Compliance & Controls, you'll learn about industry regulations, internal controls, risk assessment, and ensuring compliance in financial operations.

  • Why AP Controls Are Fundamental
  • Internal Controls
  • Process Controls
  • Control Best Practices
  • Risk Management
  • AP Policies & Procedures
  • Fraud Prevention
  • Cyber Security
  • Audits (Internal/External)

In the Best Practice & Process Improvement, you'll learn effective strategies to enhance efficiency, streamline operations, and optimise processes like Procure to Pay, Customer Service and Statement Reconciliations.

  • Statement Reconciliations
  • AP Reporting
  • AP Benchmarking
  • Customer Service
  • Procure To Pay
  • Process Mapping
  • AP Structures

In the Regulatory Controls/Business Resilience, you'll learn about regulatory requirements, risk management, and strategies to ensure business continuity and resilience in unexpected disruptions or crises.

  • Anti Bribery / Corruption
  • GDPR
  • Payment Reporting Practices
  • Prompt Payment Code
  • Data Security
  • Vat Fundamentals
  • Cis
  • Crisis Strategy
  • Resilience Policy
  • Brexit Planning

In Supplier Management, you'll learn how to effectively select, evaluate, and manage suppliers to ensure quality, reliability, and cost-effectiveness in the supply chain

  • Supplier Onboarding
  • Supplier Selection
  • Supplier Master File Maintenance
  • Supplier Access & Control
  • Supplier Relationship
  • Management
  • Supplier Risk Management

In Travel & Entertainment for Accounts Payable, you'll learn about managing expense reports and reimbursement policies and ensuring financial operations compliance with travel and entertainment expenses.

  • Regulatory guidelines
  • T&E Policy
  • T&E Compliance
  • T&E Process
  • Travel Management Companies (TMC)
  • Corporate Cards
  • T&E Automated Solutions
  • T&E Best Practice & Controls
  • T&E Fraud

In AP Technology for Accounts Payable course, you'll learn about the latest technology tools and solutions used in accounts payable processes, such as automation, invoice management systems, and data analytics, to enhance efficiency and accuracy in financial operations.

  • How far has AP technology come?
  • AP Technology Solutions
  • Understanding the benefits of AP
  • technology
  • Which AP solutions to choose?
  • Creating a business case for
  • technology
  • AP technology planning &
  • Implementation
  • Communication

Accounts Payable Managers Course

£999.00 +VAT

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This 2-day face to face or virtual course will be taught by an Industry leading Accounts Payable expert who has previously run AP teams & will include examples of best practice along with in-depth areas of learning and improvement.

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Our trainers can come to you! If you have a suitable venue, you can book a bespoke in-house course for your team. Enquire for more information.

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APA Qualifications include an assessment component which is not included within the courses. This gives our expert tutors the opportunity to assess your understanding of the content delivered during the course/qualification, to ensure you are at the Manager's level of expertise. Upon successful completion of the Qualification, you will become a qualified Accounts Payable Manager.

Yes. If you do not wish to undertake the Qualification at this stage, you will have the option to pay for an upgrade at a later date to undertake the assessments and achieve your qualification.

All delegates taking the APA Manager's course will receive course materials, including the full manual, prior to the face-to-face course date. Students will then have access to our online education platform with all course documentation and slides.

Yes. We offer an alternative Fast-Track Manager's course which can be delivered virtually. Please contact for more information and upcoming virtual course dates.

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