Tag: Accounts Payable

B2B payment adoption

B2B Electronic Payment Adoption & Fintech’s Evolving Role: NACHA and Bottomline Technologies Sound Off

Despite offering innumerable benefits, electronic payments continue to face challenges with adoption as organizations cling steadfastly to their tried and true paper-based processes. Fintechs have worked and continue to work hard to change that, however....

/ June 14, 2018
Balance speed and security

Request for Payment and the Need to Balance Speed & Security: NACHA and Bottomline Technologies Sound Off

As you consider the proliferation of new payment options flooding the industry, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by the choices and confused by what it all means to you and your organization. To bring a...

/ May 29, 2018
Advice for Treasurers to get more out of accounts payable

Getting More Out of Accounts Payable: Lessons for Treasurers

As discussed in the previous post and throughout the series, as the function of accounts payable evolves, Treasury is positioned as an ideal partner to help transform it into a profit center. Here are the...

/ May 21, 2018
Accounts payable trends

3 Trends Impacting Your AP Department in 2018

For accounts payable (AP) departments, the pressure is on. Traditional responsibilities are shifting and AP is being tasked with driving greater value, cost savings, and efficiencies across business functions. Three industry trends are the driving...

/ May 14, 2018
A look into B2B payment and working capital management trends

B2B Payments & Working Capital Management Strategies

Nearly half of all corporates see a bank’s B2B payables offerings as being an important factor in the bank selection process. Strategic Treasurer’s B2B Payments and WCM Strategies Survey captured the responses of 335 corporate and...

/ May 9, 2018
Important AP Metrics

Navigate Your Way to Success with AP Metrics that Matter

The GPS is a technological advancement that never ceases to amaze me. You tell it where you want to go and it tells you how to get there, no matter how lost you may be....

/ April 16, 2018
Turning AP into a profit center

Transforming AP into a Profit Center

As discussed in the previous post, understanding the need to optimize working capital requires AP and Treasury to work together. So how can a historic cost center like AP become a profit center? The approach...

/ March 27, 2018
Accounts payable

Why the Partnership between Treasury & AP Matters

As discussed in the previous post, Treasury understands that AP has a significant impact on working capital and accordingly, their stake in the success of AP is high. Optimizing working capital and liquidity requires that...

/ March 19, 2018

Treasury’s Role in Transforming Accounts Payable into a Profit Center: Recognizing AP’s Plight

Treasury, in conjunction with AP, needs to establish the link between vital corporate goals and AP’s role. Find out how Treasury’s effort and support in this area can be the driving force that helps AP...

/ February 27, 2018

The Top 4 Accounts Payable Priorities for 2018

If you don’t want 2018 to be “more of the same” in Accounts Payable (AP), then some serious prioritization – and action – is in order. Here are four top priorities that should drive your...

/ December 21, 2017