Accounts Payable

Five Reasons Why Web Apps are Essential for Speedy Invoice Approvals

by Dan Humbert

Five Reasons Why Web Apps are Essential for Speedy Invoice Approvals

Rapid invoice approval is critical for effective cash flow and to maintain effective visibility into the accounts payable process. They kind of technology you use to access this data could play a major factor in your company's ability to deliver this insight.

How an Unfriendly Expense Submission Process can Negatively Impact Your Quarter-close

by Nathan Schlatter

How an Unfriendly Expense Submission Process can Negatively Impact Your Quarter-close

A company that provides its employees with manual or cumbersome expense reporting solutions may be hurting itself in many ways. One which is often overlooked is that employees who procrastinate over submitting their expenses could jeopardize the accuracy of the quarter-close, which could have serious ramifications.

Invoice Solutions that Finance Teams and Approvers Actually Love

by Dan Humbert

Invoice Solutions that Finance Teams and Approvers Actually Love

Today we’re delighted to unveil the newest edition of our invoice management software, Chrome River INVOICE. The latest version of Chrome River INVOICE will make it even easier for approvers and accounts payable teams to track and approve invoices, whether they are at their desk or away from the office.

Taking Corporate Cards into the Virtual Age

by Ted Stavropoulos

Taking Corporate Cards into the Virtual Age

The end of the traditional corporate card era is looming. The way that organisations source, pay for, and reimburse business travel has changed more in the past five years than the previous several decades combined.

7 Reasons Why the Finance Team Should Push for Expense Management Software

by Tim Wheatcroft

7 Reasons Why the Finance Team Should Push for Expense Management Software

While there's no denying that automating end-user processes and enabling hassle-free mobile submission of expense claims provides major ease-of-use and time-saving benefits for business travelers, the ROI that these benefits deliver is often dwarfed by the impact that expense automation has on the finance function.

Why the Manual Invoice Processing Model Is Broken (And How to Fix It)

by Tim Wheatcroft

Why the Manual Invoice Processing Model Is Broken (And How to Fix It)

Every organisation’s finance team knows that controlling supplier costs is critical. However, one area that many organisations have yet to address is the actual cost of the invoice management and processing function.

Expense Reimbursement, I’d Like You to Meet the Real World…

by Tim Wheatcroft

Expense Reimbursement, I’d Like You to Meet the Real World…

Combining expense reimbursement with the payroll slows your process to a crawl, making your employees wait weeks for payment. Decouple the two and see how much happier you make employees AND finance.

3 Biggest Corporate Card Expense Headaches (and How to Fix Them)

by Ted Stavropoulos

3 Biggest Corporate Card Expense Headaches (and How to Fix Them)

Corporate card programs may make corporate spend better managed and even easier for the card holder, but they still leave a number of hassles for both cardholders and administrators when it comes to expense claims.

How Can Invoice Workflow Automation Work for Your Organisation?

by Mandy Neske

How Can Invoice Workflow Automation Work for Your Organisation?

Interest in back-office technology continues to increase as a way to control costs and increase productivity. What are the latest trends in the industry, and what benefits could it bring to the way your AP team processes invoices?

What Could Manual AP Processes Be Costing Your Organisation?

by Dan Humbert

What Could Manual AP Processes Be Costing Your Organisation?

We recently ran a webinar in conjunction with Vendorin, which discussed some of the challenges faced by CFOs with their accounts payables processes. As part of the webinar, we asked some questions to gauge the current state of invoice automation, and some of the bigger issues currently impacting the function. The upshot of our findings is that, although technology plays a significantly greater role in AP than just a few years ago, there’s still plenty of opportunity to improve efficiency.

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Our choice of Chrome River EXPENSE was made in part due to the very user-friendly interface, easy configurability, and the clear commitment to impactful customer service – all aspects in which Chrome River was the clear winner. While Chrome River is not as large as some of the other vendors we considered, we found that to be a benefit and our due diligence showed that it could support us as well as any large players in the space, along with a personalized level of customer care. Sally Abella, Director of Corporate Travel Harman International
We are excited to be able to enforce much more stringent compliance to our expense guidelines and significantly enhance our expense reporting and analytics. By automating these processes, we will be able to free up AP time formerly spent on manual administrative tasks, and enhance the role by being much more strategic. Ben Zastrow Zelle