Chasing after various people to get their approvals on invoices is one of the most frustrating parts of Accounts Payable. Sending off an invoice for approval is a bit like a game of pin ball.
Depending on how many people need to approve the invoice, and what delays it encounters, days could go by until it returns to your inbox or desk. Between following up with approvers and fielding inquiries from vendors about invoice status, there must be times you think, “What could I be doing instead?”.
Here are a few suggestions of what you could do with all that time you spend now chasing invoice approvals:
Catch up on Game of Thrones … with a nice glass of wine.
Pranking coworkers. Let’s face it, AP could use a little fun (especially Angela).
Brushing up on your mad Excel skills. Pivot tables rock!
I think we can all raise a glass to that.
If invoice approvals really are preventing you from enjoying any of the above, you’ll want to check out Stampli. Contact us to learn about how taking an interactive approach to invoice management can help streamline AP.