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The Institute of Financial Operations is a membership-based professional association serving the entire financial operations ecosystem, with a particular focus on the accounts payable and accounts receivable disciplines 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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2014 Innovation Award: Honoring technological advancement and creativity in AP and AR. Nominations underway now. Sumit your nomination by March 12.

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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Vendor Management Automation Case Study with S&P 500 Manufacturer, Leggett & Platt: Webinar - April 22: 1 to 2 p. m. ET - Find out how an S&P 500 Diversified Manufacturer automates communication and data collection with a non-respondent supplier population while significantly reducing risk, costs and labor.

Change, change, and more change: FATCA and the Section 1441 coordination rules: Webinar - May 14: 1 to 2 p. m. ET - FATCA is effective July 1, 2014 and the IRS recently published 500 plus pages of updated FATCA guidance and changes to existing U.S. non-resident reporting and withholding requirements (Section 1441) and Form 1099 reporting and backup withholding requirements. Do you know what you need to be doing to make sure you are compliant in just a few short weeks?  
8 Steps to Limit Risk When Automating Accounts Payable: Accounting and finance professional get a very bad rap in companies. They are known as the people who are slow to change and always pushing back. There is a reason for that… a very good reason. Accounting and finance professionals are experts at eliminating and reducing risk. It is what they do very well… better than most departments.  
Finance Automation Driving Finance Transformation. Are You Innovating Fast Enough?: Webinar - May 22: 1 to 2 p. m. ET - Many organisations have already embarked upon multiple Finance Automation and Transformation projects with a focus on delivering efficiency gains over the years.  
Fusion 2014: Conference - May 5 - 8: Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center, Dallas - Grapevine, Texas.  

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