After evaluating all the options on the market, one company chose Automation Anywhere RPA to start its digital transformation journey and automate its invoice processing, help desk, and internal financial reporting processes. The company achieved its initial goals—and more. It got the first initiative—automating accounts payable—up and running in less than 6 months, and increased the efficiency of the operation by 300%.
In this report we will explore the components of AP automation and the challenges they help AP departments overcome. We will also discuss how connecting business travel, related expenses and
invoice management can transform an AP operation by providing total visibility into employee spend. AP leaders often believe they are leveraging the power of AP automation but are actually only using
some components of a truly automated solution. Let’s explore what true automation means to accounts payable.
Manual processing of vendor invoices presents a roadblock to the success of your accounts payable (AP) department and overall business objectives. As you look to automation to get your company on the right track, consider this guidebook your map along the 7-step path to AP automation success.
No matter what future you see ahead for your accounts payable (AP) organization, one thing is sure: If your organization is going to succeed in the emerging digital trade and commerce environment, it will need to process transactions more efficiently than ever, have faster access to AP information, and be able to act upon information and identify opportunities more quickly.
This will require AP organizations to transform their processes with digital technologies. Accounts payable departments that delay their digital transformation initiatives risk falling behind their peers and putting their business at a competitive disadvantage in the global business landscape.
This white paper details the growth of digital technologies, the dangers of relying on manual and semi-automated AP payable processes, the benefits of using digital technologies in AP, and how effective change management ensures the success of digital transformation efforts.