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Accounting 201: Advanced Accounts Payable Concepts and Tools

Chris Benjamin, Instructor, MBA and CFO

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21 Lessons (52m)
    • 1. Course Introduction

    • 2. Instructor Introduction

    • 3. Overview and Intro to What to Know

    • 4. Approval Process

    • 5. Electronic Payments

    • 6. Policies and Procedures Manual

    • 7. Cash Management

    • 8. Accounts Payable Other Facts

    • 9. Introduction to Tips and Strategies

    • 10. Implementing Policies on Expense Reports

    • 11. Implementing Fraud Prevention

    • 12. Unclaimed Property Reporting

    • 13. Payment Strategy

    • 14. Internal Controls

    • 15. Dos and Donts

    • 16. Case Study 1

    • 17. Case Study 2

    • 18. Case Study 3

    • 19. 10 Point Checklist

    • 20. FAQS

    • 21. Course Conclusion


About This Class

Are You An Accountant, Accounting Manager, Accounts Payable Staff, or CFO?

Are You Studying Accounting?

Do You Want To Streamline Your Accounts Payable Department and Processes?

Do You Want To Implement Efficiencies In Your Overall Accounting Procedures?

If You Answered "Yes" To Any Of The Above, Look No Further.  This Is The Course For You!

*** Updated June 2019 with new content! ***

Enroll today and join the 100,000+ successful students I have taught as a Top Rated instructor!

Three reasons to TAKE THIS COURSE right now:

  1. You get lifetime access to lectures, including all new lectures, assignments, quizzes and downloads

  2. You can ask me questions and see me respond to every single one of them thoroughly! 

  3. You will are being taught by a professional with a proven track record of success!

  4. Bonus Reason: Udemy has a 30 day 100% refund policy - no questions asked and no risk for you if for some reason you don't learn from the course!

Accounts Payable is a busy part of any business, and as your company grows it will only become more important.  There are several best practices that when put in place can help you save time and save money as well.  Run your accounts payable department intelligently, and after this course you will have the tools and knowledge to do so. 

Be an accounts payable pro with this course! 

In this course we go step by step in learning advanced accounts payable techniques.  Starting with best practices, we'll then discuss electronic payments, policies and procedures, cash management, and much more beyond the basics.  We then go onto more detailed topics such as fraud prevention, payment strategy, internal controls, and much more. Also included are 3 case studies, the do's and don'ts of accounts payable, and a summary 10 point checklist.

What We Do In The Course:  

  • Learn best practices for approval

  • Learn about electronic payments and handling

  • Learn Policies and produces documentation

  • Learn Cash Management

  • Learn Fraud Prevention

  • Learn about Internal Controls

  • Learn about Expense Report policy

  • Cover 3 case studies

  • Review a 10 point checklist

  • And Much More!

At any point if you have a question, please feel free to ask through the course forum, I'd be happy to answer any and all questions.  


About The Instructor

Chris Benjamin, MBA & CFO is a seasoned professional with over 20 years experience in accounting, finance, and Accounts Payable.  Having spent the first 10 years of my career in corporate settings with both large and small companies, I learned a lot about the accounting process, managing accounting departments, financial reporting, external reporting to board of directors and the Securities and Exchange Commission, and working with external auditors.  

The following 10+ years I decided to go into CFO Consulting, working with growing companies and bringing CFO level experience to companies.  I help implement proper best business practices in accounting and finance, consult on implementation of accounting systems, implementing accounting procedures, while also still fulfilling the CFO roll for many of my clients which includes financial reporting, auditing, working with investors, financial analysis and much more.  

Thank you for signing up for this course. I look forward to being your instructor for this course and many more!

Chris Benjamin, Instructor, CFO & MBA