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. 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, FL, with affiliates in the U.S., and Canada, 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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Upcoming Events


New Jersey Local Chapter Meeting

Thursday, March 28, 2019; 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. EDT


How to Manage Accounts Payable Operations in a Digital World

Thursday, April 18, 2019; 2 to 3 p.m. EDT


SouthEast Regional Forum

Friday, April 26, 2019; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. EDT


Certification programs

Earn your CAPP or CAPA designation

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Earn your CPEs in this flexible format

What's Happening?

Microsoft Dynamics Users Drowning in Paper in Accounts Payable Operations. Survey Shows Low Levels of AP Automation Among Dynamics ERP Users, Making AP More Tactical, Less Strategic than Peers. Read more here.

Read Why FLEETCOR bought Nvoicepay, here.

NICE Robotic Automation Expands Partnership with ABBYY, Offering the Most Comprehensive End to End Digitization of Business Processes. Read more, here.

The Institute of Financial Operations (IFO) announces date for the 2019 SouthEast Regional Forum: Please join us in Atlanta, GA at the 2019 SouthEast Regional Forum. Read more about the event, here.

2019 Standard Mileage Rates for Business, Medical, and Moving Announced. View updated rates, here.

New Columbia Business School study finds that 26 percent of perpetrators of financial reporting misconduct – largely CEOs and CFOs – experience an overall gain: Read more here.

Wolters Kluwer Empowers Tax & Accounting Firms to Proactively Engage Clients Through Intelligent Predictive Analytics with CCH Axcess iQ: Empowering Professionals to Take Advantage of Automation to Focus on Strategic Advisory Services. Read more here.

The Institute of Financial Operations (IFO) has released the newly updated CAPA manual and review series: Check out the new CAPA manual and review series with updated content. You can purchase these items, here.
IRS Warns of Scam: Read the full news article here.