About the Author
Debra is an accounts payable speaker, trainer, and consultant. An accredited Accounts Payable Manager, accredited Procure-to-Pay Manager, and Payment Reporting Specialist, she has over 20 years experience in accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger, and financial reporting for Fortune 500 companies including Verizon, General Motors and Aramark. She has worked in the Telecommunications, Automotive, Healthcare, and Oil & Gas industries.
For the past eleven years, Debra has focused on Global Vendor Maintenance for US, APAC, EMEA, and LATAM countries, and implemented a vendor self-registration portal for 140k+ global vendors across five ERPs. Responsible for issuing over 24k+ IRS 1099s, she was also successful at establishing internal controls and authentication to prevent fraud in the vendor master file.
Debra now focuses on Helping Accounts Payable Teams protect the Vendor Master file from Fraud by providing both free and paid resources to redesign vendor processes and vendor record clean-up services as well as provide weekly training on the vendor process.