What do all high-performing Accounts Payable departments have in common?

If you guessed that they help their businesses save 43% on invoice processing costs and use one-third as many internal employees in the procure-to-pay process, you are correct. But these efficiency benefits aren’t the only things that high performing AP departments have in common. According to a recent report from The Hackett Group, there are six areas that best-in-class AP departments focus on order to drive cost savings, increase effectiveness, and improve agility.

To find out what steps you can take to advance AP performance, join Canon and The Hackett Group for our next webcast. You will learn:

  • How high-performing AP departments help their businesses reduce costs, improve employee productivity, and drive more value from the procure to pay process
  • Key capabilities that high-performing AP departments have developed 
  • Practical steps you can take to boost your organization's AP performance today

Amy Fong

Senior Procurement Advisor and P2P Program Leader
The Hackett Group

Amy is an Associate Principal in The Hackett Group’s Procurement Executive Advisory program and Program Leader for the Purchase to Pay Advisory Program. She has 20 years of experience in both industry and consulting with a focus on procurement, supply chain and organizational effectiveness. Amy helps business leaders to improve source to pay processes, manage complex supply chain partnerships, and mature their organization’s service delivery model. She performs extensive primary research on the source to pay and operations space and has authored numerous publications. Amy holds an MBA from Vanderbilt University and a BS from Syracuse University.

Kathi Boczar

Accounts Payable Advisor
Canon Business Process Services

Kathi creates customized solutions that combine people, process and technology that enable Canon customers to achieve their specific Accounts Payable vision. Kathi’s 20+ years business experience includes operational accounting and finance, organizational change management and consulting for several international companies in various verticals (e.g., consumer products, managed services, insurance, professional services. Chemical, etc.) She was responsible for driving business process efficiency and organizational transformation including those associated with large scale ERP and AP Automation projects. Kathi is an alumna of St. Joseph’s University (B.S. Accounting) and Drexel University, (MBA – Corporate Finance) both in Philadelphia, PA.