Finance Trends & Disruption, Accounts Payable Podcast - Stampli
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Keep up on the latest trends, insights and emerging issues in Finance and Accounts Payable.

Year End in AP
(00:18:31)
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.
Why AP is a Big Deal at Successful Companies
(00:23:58)
Episode 28

Why AP Is a Big Deal at Successful Companies

Host:
Mary Schaeffer
Guest:
Billy the Bot
Mary Schaeffer puts a positive spin on an age-old problem. There are still a small group of business people who do not understand that ignoring an accounts payable function, not keeping up-to-date on the latest trends, practices, and problems can hurt an organization’s bottom line.
What Success in AP Looks Like
(00:24:32)
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.
Vendor/Customer Collusion
(00:23:09)
Episode 13

Vendor/Customer Collusion

Host:
Mary Schaeffer
Guest:
Matt Skudera
In this episode of the AP Now podcast, Matt Skudera joins host Mary Schaeffer to discuss collusion, the difficulty of uncovering it and how organizations can both prevent it from happening and detect it once it has. The podcast discusses the ugly issue of collusion between a supplier and a customer for the purposes of defrauding one or both of the organizations.
Unclaimed Property Fraud
(00:25:26)
Episode 26

Unclaimed Property Fraud

Host:
Mary Schaeffer
Guest:
Kimberly DeCarrera
Kimberly DeCarrera of DeCarrera Law says she can happily talk for hours about unclaimed property. She didn’t do that on this episode of the AP Now podcast because she knew we had time restraints. But she did make the most of our time together squeezing in tips and strategies for listeners right to the last minute of our broadcast.
The Problems with Petty Cash
(00:17:10)
Episode 30

The Problems with Petty Cash

Host:
Mary Schaeffer
Using four real-life examples Mary Schaeffer points out the problems that can occur when an organization insists on having a petty cash box. Starting with a tale of IOUs in the petty cash box, an unfortunate occurrence she moves onto to discuss questionable reimbursements out of the petty cash box.
The Lack of Company Card Usage for Business Travel
(00:16:37)
Episode 11

The Lack of Company Card Usage for Business Travel

Host:
Mary Schaeffer
Guest:
Lynn Larson
AP Now’s Mary Schaeffer interviews Recharged Education’s Lynn Larson about the lack of a mandate to use a company card for business travel at so many organizations. The program begins with a sharing of some statistics from a survey conducted by AP Now, where Larson served as the lead researcher.
The Impact of AI on AP (with Eyal Feldman)
(00:20:17)
Episode 6

The Impact of AI on AP

Host:
Mary Schaeffer
Guest:
Eyal Feldman
Artificial intelligence (AI) and its impact on the accounts payable function is an issue causing concern among the accounting and accounts payable community. But that shouldn’t be the case asserts Stampli’s, Eyal Feldman. In this episode of the AP Now podcast, Mary Schaeffer helps clarify this point of view.
Finance Trends & Disruption podcast
(00:26:12)
Episode 1

The Art of Business Partnering as a CFO in the New Remote Reality

Host:
Ernie Humphrey
Guest:
Anders Liu-Lindberg
The initial episode of the Finance Trends and Disruption podcast features the global thought leader in the arena of business partnering, Anders Liu-Lindberg, co-founder, COO (Chief Operating Officer), and CMO (Chief Marketing Officer) at the Business Partnering Institute and owner of the largest group dedicated to Finance Business Partnering on LinkedIn with more 8,000 members. Anders and I explore what it takes to be a successful CFO in the next normal and the importance of being a social CFO.
Technophobia
(00:20:26)
Episode 29

Technophobia

Host:
Mary Schaeffer
Guest:
Peter Taylor
Peter Taylor is the controller of Purple Innovation, LLC, a/k/a The Purple Mattress Company. He joined the AP Now podcast to discuss how he got his team over their fear of technology, sometimes referred to as Technophobia. We started off by discussing a statistic from a recent AP Now survey which showed 36% of the respondents indicating that one of their major concerns was staff fear over new technology and processes.

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