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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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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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Three-Way Matching in the Real World: Tips and Tools

Thursday, December 13, 2018; 2 to 3 p.m. EST

Companies which need to use three-way matching for invoice processing face a bewildering choice of options. Whether it's manually matching POs, invoices and shipping orders, processing them through an ERP solution, outsourcing the process or using a dedicated cloud-based solution, it can be difficult to navigate the landscape and know what solution best suits your specific needs.

Orlando Local Chapter Meeting

Tuesday, December 4, 2018; 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. EST

Georgia Local Chapter Meeting

Wednesday, December 12, 2018; 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EST

Why is Abandoned and Unclaimed Property Important to Accounts Payable (and Accounts Receivable)?

Thursday, January 17, 2018; 2 to 3 p.m. EST

This 50 min session will provide the basic fundamentals of abandoned and unclaimed property, while providing a special focus on what AP and AR professionals should really focus in on. We will cover the compliance regulations, audit landscape and current litigation and legislation.
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Accounts Payable
, Operational Review, Certification


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