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Keep up on the latest trends, insights and emerging issues in Finance and Accounts Payable.

Same Day ACH
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Episode 42

Same Day ACH

Host:
Mary Schaeffer
Guest:
Rob Unger
In this episode of the AP Now podcast, Nacha’s Rob Unger joins host Mary Schaeffer to discuss Same Day ACH and the innovations expected in the near future. In a very understandable manner, he began by explaining exactly what Same Day ACH is and how it differs from Classic ACH.
Frauds both Old and New
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Episode 41

Frauds both Old and New

Host:
Mary Schaeffer
Guest:
Lynn Larson
This episode focuses both on an old fraud that unfortunately is still rampant and a new one that AP Now anticipates will occur. Both have ramifications for both your personal life as well as your business. Recharged Education’s Lynn Larson discussing how letting down your fraud protection guard even for one minute can have disastrous consequences.
How They Avoid B-Notices
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Episode 40

How They Avoid B-Notices

Host:
Mary Schaeffer
Guests:
Tricia Wieder, Vanessa Taggart
When Vanessa Taggart, Director, Corporate AP, said that she didn’t know what a second B Notice looked like because Lehigh Valley Health Network had never received one, it was obvious this was an extremely well-run accounts payable operation. Vanessa and Tricia Wieder, Manager Corporate AP at Lehigh Valley Health Network joined Mary Schaeffer on the AP Now podcast to explain exactly how they achieved this remarkable feat.
Resolutions for a Long and Successful Future
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Episode 39

Resolutions for a Long and Successful Future

Host:
Mary Schaeffer
Mary Schaeffer discusses the changing business environment and shares three goals to help everyone be successful in the new and changing atmosphere. She begins by sharing some statistics that reveal there will be significant job loss due to AI but at the same time there will be an even larger creation of new jobs.
Fraud Tweaks and Innovation How to Protect Against
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Episode 38

Fraud Tweaks and Innovation How to Protect Against

Host:
Mary Schaeffer
In this episode, Mary Schaeffer, AP Now founder, and podcast host discusses the way crooks are innovating and tweaking existing BEC frauds to take advantage of their targets. She shares three recent cases where the crooks have maneuvered around existing BEC protocols to their advantage.
What Success in AP Looks Like
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Episode 37

What AP Success Looks Like

Host:
Mary Schaeffer
Guest:
Patsy Christian
Proving just how far technology has come, Patsy Christian joined the AP Now podcast from across the pond. She shared with the host, Mary Schaeffer, her thoughts what success in accounts payable looks like. She began discussing her background and touched upon a Leadership award she had recently won. Patsy was then quick to give credit to her group.
AP Technology that Promotes the Right Behavior
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Episode 36

AP Technology that Promotes the Right Behavior

Host:
Mary Schaeffer
Guest:
Sandra Firman
Joining the AP Now podcast from down under, Sandra Firman shared with Mary Schaeffer her thoughts on making sure AP technology promotes the right behavior. She began by addressing the question of “Who’s the Boss?” She expounded on her theory that technology, if it is really helpful should be our servant.
Evaluating Processes for Improved Expense Reporting
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Episode 35

Evaluating Processes for Improved Expense Reporting

Host:
Mary Schaeffer
Guest:
Teri Cook
In this episode on the AP Now podcast, Mary Schaeffer and Teri Cook discuss the many problems associated with a manual paper expense reporting process. In this episode, Teri focuses on events that happened at a former employer. She began by enumerating the problems.
The People Internal Controls in AP
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Episode 34

People Internal Controls in AP

Host:
Mary Schaeffer
In this episode Mary Schaeffer, AP Now founder and podcast host, discusses five different internal controls that she believes every organization should use, but often doesn’t. She begins by skewering the myth, held by many, that their employees would never steal from them.
Starting over after a Job Loss in AP and Accounting
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Episode 33

Starting over after a Job Loss in AP and Accounting

Host:
Mary Schaeffer
Guest:
Teri Cook
In this episode on the AP Now podcast, Mary Schaeffer is joined by Teri Cook for a brutally honest discussion on handling a job layoff after 50. The podcast begins with Teri recounting how she was suddenly laid off and her reaction. She then moves on to talk about networking and how she made the mistake many busy professionals make of not keeping up with old professional contacts.
Common Tax Reporting Questions
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Episode 32

Common Tax Reporting Questions

Host:
Mary Schaeffer
Guest:
Steve Mercatante
Steve Mercatante of taxinformationreporting.com returns to the AP Now podcast to discuss common IRS questions. Steve introduces his Federal and State Filing Guide, then launches into a discussion of the myriad of reporting responsibilities all organizations have not only on the Federal level, but at the state and local levels as well.
Year End in AP
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Episode 31

Year End in AP

Host:
Mary Schaeffer
Guest:
Debra R. Richardson
In this episode on the AP Now podcast, Mary Schaeffer is joined by Debra R Richardson, an expert on master vendor file issues. They discuss getting ready for year-end in accounts payable. They begin by discussing the big calendar used in many organizations to track all the different tasks done.

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