Managing Your Procure to Pay (P2P) with Supplier Management Best Practices

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  • 60 minutes

Even with the intense attention to supplier management internal controls due to the impact of the Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002 and other regulatory compliance requirements, there are still situations in which contracts are established and invoices are paid to fictitious suppliers or suppliers on government watch lists.

How can a contract be established with a new supplier without any due diligence or validation? How is it possible that “legitimate” suppliers have a private mailbox at the local UPS Store, a private residence, or even a prison address? Or that invoices a few weeks apart with consecutive numbers both get paid? Or “invoices from a “supplier” whose address happens to match that of a company employee get paid? This webinar provides the best practices that will enhance your supplier management process and reduce the risk of fraud in the procure to pay (P2P) process.

Join this session by expert speaker Chris Doxey, where she will discuss how non-compliance can put your company at significant risk also discuss how technology solutions focus on solving supplier management problems.

Session Highlights:

  • Understand the components and corporate impact of the P2P process.

  • Gain a solid understanding of the supplier onboarding process.

  • Gain insight into supplier master file and supplier management internal controls.

  • Learn about the challenges and best practices for the supplier onboarding process.

  • Learn about the ten best practices for the supplier management lifecycle and how they can help to manage risk.

Why You Should Attend:

  • Learn how the “top at the top” sets the direction of Supplier Management

  • Learn about the Top Ten Best Practices for Supplier Management that will facilitate compliance through the Supplier Management Lifecycle

  • See how a Supplier Management Roadmap can immediately help your company establish a compliance process throughout the lifecycle

  • Learn about Supplier Master Fraud Indicators

  • Understand Compliance Requirements for your Supplier Master

Who Should Attend:

  • Financial Executives

  • Controllers

  • Shared Service Center Executives

  • Risk Officers

  • Internal Auditors

Advanced Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of Supply and Demand

Field of Study: Economics

*You may ask your Question directly to our expert during the Q&A session. 

** You can buy On-Demand and view it as per your convenience.

Chris Doxey

Chris Doxey

Chris has held senior finance and controller positions at Digital Equipment Corporation, Compaq Computer Corporation, Hewlett Packard, MCI, APEX Analytix, and BSI Healthcare. She has a bachelor's degree in English, a bachelor's in accounting, a master's in business administration, and a graduate certificate in project management.

Chris is a Certified Accounts Payable Professional (CAPP), holds a Certification in Controls Self-Assessment (CSA), and is a Certified Internal Controls Auditor (CICA). She has recently joined the Advisory Board of the Institute of Internal Controls (TheIIC), she chairs the Chapter Advisory Board for the Institute of Financial Operations, and she is president of the Washington DC area chapter of the Institute of Financial Operations.

Chris is currently developing a certification program for controllers for the IOFM. She is also compiling a controller’s best practices report and toolkit. Chris has written numerous articles and published two handbooks: AP Leadership Skills and Implementing a Controls Self-Assessment Program for Accounts Payable. Chris presents at several conferences and provides a multitude of webinars each year.

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Number of CPE Credits Awarded for This Course: 1.0 (Production - 0.5, Economics - 0.5)

Delivery Method: Group Internet Based

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