Fraud Prevention and Vendor Setup Podcast

A weekly podcast providing fraud prevention and vendor setup training to protect the vendor master file. Immediate takeaways with actionable steps you can implement today into your vendor onboarding and maintenance process to reduce fraud and regulatory fines. Great tips for the Accounts Payable and Procurement teams to clean-up their vendor data, clean-up their vendor processes so that they can pay the right vendor.

Brought to you by Debra Richardson of Debra R Richardson, LLC.

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.