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Increase Efficiency, Gain Visibility, and Prevent Fraud with AP Automation

INCREASE EFFICIENCY, GAIN VISIBILITY, AND PREVENT FRAUD WITH AP AUTOMATION

Cost Free
CPE Credits 1.0 hour
Subject Area Auditing
Course Level Basic
Instructional Method Group Internet Based
Prerequisites None
Advanced Preparation None
Course Description

Avoiding duplicate vendor payments, fictitious invoice creation, and conspiracies with suppliers are just a few of the reasons why small businesses should implement an automated Accounts Payable tool. These and many more fraud schemes are easily avoided by implementing an automated AP tool. During this webinar, we will discuss the ways in which small businesses can protect themselves from this occupational fraud risk.

We will cover why Accounts Payable processes and procedures will assist business owners with efficiency, visibility and fraud protection.

Course Objectives:


  • Learn how to think about the importance of fraud risk management by suggesting cost effective and efficient solutions

  • Understanding why establishing a payables procedure including an approval processes will increase efficiency

  • How segregation of duties within the payables process can be an effective means for fraud prevention

  • Learn how accounts payable automation will allow visibility, decrease fraud risk and improve business efficiency

  • Understand how accounts payable fraud risks are affecting businesses

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Dawn is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner,  and CEO of Powerful Accounting, LLC.  The firm has two locations in Connecticut, one in Windham and one in New Haven.  Powerful Accounting is a nationally recognized accounting, tax, forensic and fraud, IRS and State Agency audit professionals as well as a QuickBooks consulting firm. Recently, Powerful Accounting has partnered with Anderson, Brolin & Coba CPAs, LLC – a powerhouse tax preparation, consulting and wealth management firm where Dawn is a partner.  In addition, Powerful Accounting created a sister company, Your Turn, LLC, where they specialize in application consulting and implementation for small businesses.
 
Dawn’s list of professional accomplishments is extensive and includes working with prestigious companies such as Intuit, TSheets.com, Fundera, MSNBC, and The Woodard Group and many more.  Named “Top 25 Most Powerful Women in Accounting” 2012-2017 by CPA Practice Advisor, a “Top 10 Managing Partner Elite – Great Accounting Firm Leader” in 2017 by Accounting Today, and selected as a “Top 40 Under 40” by CPA Technology Magazine in 2009. Dawn continues to pursue excellence with the support of her amazing Team at Powerful Accounting.  
 
Known for her hilarious presentation style, Dawn has been featured on MSNBC “Your Business” and has spoken at Intuit’s QuickBooks Connect, Scaling New Heights, Sleeter Conference, TD Bank North locations, Tory Johnson’s Small Business Spark and Hustle Tour, Live Your Legacy Summit, and many more.  Her commitment to her continuing education motivates her to learn something new every single day and recently passed the Certified Fraud Examiner exam in the summer of 2017.  Her next goal is to earn her Certified Forensic Accountant license in 2018.

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MineralTree makes the easiest-to-use mobile and online AP automation software for finance professionals like you at growing organizations. Whether you’re a controller, AP manager, CFO, or other payment approver, MineralTree’s invoice payment processing solution streamlines AP, giving you significant cost savings and unparalleled control in an affordable, integrated platform with guaranteed fraud protection. We’re focused exclusively on invoice-to-payment automation so businesses benefit from using it and banks, accounting firms, and CPAs can offer it to their customers.