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THE INSTITUTE OF FINANCIAL OPERATIONS THE INSTITUTE OF FINANCIAL OPERATIONS

The Institute of Financial Operations is a non-profit, membership-based professional association serving the entire financial operations ecosystem, with a particular focus on the accounts payable discipline and the related fields of information management and data capture. The Institute grew out of the merger of four associations: International Accounts Payable Professionals (IAPP), International Accounts Receivable Professionals (IARP), the National Association of Purchasing and Payables (NAPP), and The Association for Work Process Improvement (TAWPI).

Based in Orlando, Fla., with affiliates in the U.S., Canada, and the UK, The Institute serves as a global voice, chief advocate, recognized authority, acknowledged leader, and principal educator for people in financial operations. The Institute has a community of nearly 70,000, which includes 9,000 members and customers, and an additional 61,000 financial operations professionals.

            

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WHAT'S HAPPENING WHAT'S HAPPENING

The Institute of Financial Operations (IFO) announces the inaugural 2018 SouthEast Regional Forum: Please join us in Atlanta, GA at the 2018 SouthEast Regional Forum. Read more about the event, here.
The Institute of Financial Operations (IFO) announces four new board members: The IFO is happy to announce four new members have joined our board. Read the full press release, here.

The Institute of Financial Operations (IFO) welcomes Data Dimensions as a 2015 silver partner: The IFO is happy to announce Data Dimensions as a silver partner. Read the full press release, here.

Healthcare Claims Payment Automation: Do 2014 government mandates mean more pressure for healthcare payers — or increased opportunity? Before you decide, download a free white paper.


Receivables Document Management: Many companies still manually match funds to open invoices, but there has to be a better way. Download a free white paper on Taking the Pain Put of Payment Processing.


Debunking the Myths of AP Automation in the Cloud: Do you want to automate your AP but think it will take too long, cost too much, or just not fit your company? Before you decide, download this free white paper.


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UPCOMING EVENTS UPCOMING EVENTS

 

Disruptors and Distractors in Financial Technology

Thursday, July 19, 2018; 2 to 3 p.m. EDT

What tech trends should you be paying attention to as a finance professional? This session will help see real change in technology and give ideas on how to look at that change differently. The point behind this section is to take the fear out of technology change.

 
Orlando Local Chapter Meeting
Date July 24, 2018
Time:  8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. EDT
                  1180 Celebration Boulevard, 2nd Floor
                  Celebration, FL 34747
Topic:  How Assessments Can Pinpoint and Develop Your Next Generation of Leaders

Presenter:  Traci Barber

*Non-members can attend one meeting as a guest.

 
A Professional's Guide to Accounts Payable Audits

Thursday, August 16, 2018; 2 to 3 p.m. EDT

Participants will learn what to expect before, during, and after the audit process, and how to best approach and manage the audit to make the most of the opportunity. Insights will be provided into what it will take to both perform an audit on your own and/or bring in an outside firm in terms of time and resources. Finally, we will talk about how to select an Accounts Payable Recovery Firm and what important points to focus on to assure a successful project.

 
Georgia Local Chapter Meeting
Date:  Wednesday, August 8
Time:  8:30 a.m. to Noon ET
Location:  Deutz Corporation
Topic:   SaaSy Talk - System Integrations & Cloud Implementations
Presenter:  Brian De Leon of Chromeriver
 
*Non-members can attend one meeting as a guest.
 
North Texas Local Chapter Meeting

Date Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Time:  11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location:  Southlake Police Training Facility
Topic DFW Job Market Update
Speaker:  Sam Meredith, Robert Half

*Non-members can attend one meeting as a guest.

 
Driving Out Costs and Creating Revenue

Thursday, September 20, 2018; 2 to 3 p.m. EDT

 In this session, we will examine the payment strategies that can be utilized to convert check payments into electronic payments and incorporating revenue opportunities as well. We will discuss which suppliers would be open to which payment methods and the best practices for approaching your supplier base.

 
Self-study programs
Earn your CPEs in this flexible format
 

Onsite training programs
Accounts Payable
, Operational Review, Certification

 

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