Chris Doxey, CAPP, CCSA, CICA is an independent management consultant providing Internal Controls and Business Process Best Practice Solutions. She has extensive experience in procurement, accounts payable, internal auditing, internal controls, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, payroll, logistics, financial systems strategy, and financial integration at Digital, Compaq, Hewlett Packard, MCI, APEX Analytix, and Business Strategy, Inc. She was recruited to assist MCI (formally WorldCom) recover from their internal control challenges. She has a bachelor's degree in English, a bachelor's in accounting, a master's in business administration, and a graduate certificate in project management. Chris has written numerous articles and published two handbooks: AP Leadership Skills and Implementing a Controls Self Assessment Program for Your Accounts Payable Department.
P-card and invoice fraud happens. It's inevitable in any department that handles large sums of money. But you can limit your risk with these internal controls.
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Need to establish a new customer-supplier relationship screening process? Combining regulatory and compliance screening programs can help. Here's how to do it.
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Can you reduce risk through automation? Yes! This list contains 10 P2P automation solutions that procurement managers can use to reduce risk.
A paperless accounts payable process is within finger's reach for organizations. Automating even one back office task can create savings...and even new revenue.
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Best practices for supplier management should be established from the top down. Learn how compliance with GRC standards can safeguard your management process.
Take advantage of dynamic discounting opportunities offered by suppliers. Faster payments can save you substantial money in the long run.
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Arguably the most common form of AP fraud is check forgery, but how can you safeguard your company against other types of fraud? You can react to the perils of paper checks, or you can get...
Blockchain has the capacity to disrupt international payments. The question, then, becomes: how quickly will incumbents hop on the blockchain bandwagon?
The benefits and risks of outsourcing supplier management are nuanced. We've outlined the pros and cons to consider before making a decision.