Adapting Accounts Payable to the New Norm: How to Rethink Accounts Payable

Thursday, May 20th, 2021 | 2 to 3 p.m. EDT

Field of Study: Management Advisory Services
Program Level: Intermediate
Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based
Prerequisite: None
Advanced Preparation: None
Successful completion of this program qualifies you to receive up to 1 CPE credits.

Craig Simpkins
Director, Finance Transformation
Johnson Controls

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AP Automation has broad application throughout the industry and can mean many different things to many different people. The objective of this webinar is to help define the AP Automation landscape, including the myriad strategies and solutions that automate core AP business processes. We will help you understand which of these works best for which types of organizations and how to adjust and scale as your organization grows.

Speaker Biography

Simpkins is a Director Finance Transformation at Johnson Controls. He has held positions in shared services for several years and has a global background in the areas of accounting, finance, supply chain management, and global shared services. Simpkins holds a bachelor of science degree in accounting and finance, a master of business administration in entrepreneurship, and a master of science in accounting, and is a CAPP, and Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). He has presented webinars on several topics for The Institute. In addition to a white paper series on AP automation technology, he has developed and presented courses on CAPA and CAPP certification and best practices. Simpkins has several years of experience with ERP systems and technology implementations, including scanning and workflow solutions, and data analytics.