The Future of Accounts Payable: 5 Key Priorities for 2018

The role of Accounts Payable (AP) within an organization is rapidly evolving. Pressure to drive cost and time savings is intensifying and C-Level executives are demanding more visibility into the AP process. In fact, Ardent Partners found reducing invoice-processing costs, better linking procure-to-pay processes and systems, and improving reporting and analytics are the top three priorities for AP leaders in 2017.

What processes, technologies, and strategies are you planning to leverage to ensure that your AP team meets its 2018 objectives?

In this webinar, Garret Pearse and Michael Cullen of SoftCo discuss the current state of the accounts payable landscape and trends that you will need to master to ensure success in 2018.

By watching this webinar you’ll learn:

  • Insights from latest research reports by Paystream Advisors, Ardent Partners, and The Hackett Group
  • The latest trends in supplier management and AP automation
  • The major effect that mobile is having on the AP process
  • The importance of protecting data and GDPR compliance in AP

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Speaker

Garret Pearse
Senior Consultant - SoftCo

Garret is a senior consultant at SoftCo and an industry leader in financial process automation. With over 20 years’ experience, Garret specializes in introducing best practice, automated AP processes to global organizations. He has been instrumental in transforming AP and P2P in hundreds of global organizations across all industries. He has recently worked with Primark, PWC, and Renault.

Speaker

Michael Cullen
VP Marketing - SoftCo

Michael leads the marketing team at SoftCo. He has extensive experience in all aspects of B2B marketing in enterprise software, SaaS, and FinTech. Through his role as marketing lead at SoftCo, Michael has developed a keen understanding of the needs and challenges of accounts payable professionals and solutions to combat them.

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