SOURCE: The Accounts Payable Network

February 21, 2008 11:02 ET

The Accounts Payable Network Launches Online Accounts Payable Video Education Series

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - February 21, 2008) - The Accounts Payable Network (TAPN), the leading accounts payable resource for financial professionals, announces today its new online accounts payable video education series for accounts payable management and staff. The new on-demand series enables management to make cost effective investments in training and educating their accounts payable team members.

"With regulatory oversight expanding and improved operating technology emerging at a rapid pace, today's accounts payable professionals have more to keep up with than ever before," said Phil Binkow, CEO, TAPN. "Much of what is done in accounts payable today has been developed in the past five years -- some of it in the last two years -- and some is under development today," Binkow observed. "With this online accounts payable education series, accounts payable professionals will be able to achieve a significantly greater level of knowledge very quickly and stay abreast -- and ahead of -- critical changes, best practices, internal controls and process improvements." The series is conveniently available online 24/7.

About TAPN's Online Video Education Series

TAPN's new, web-based videos provide essential accounts payable education and training guaranteed to improve payables processes -- without the student ever leaving her or his desk. The 60-minute online seminars are taught by recognized experts in AP process improvement and can be viewed up to five times over a two week period. These instructional videos provide:

-- Total training flexibility. The users start, stop, pause, rewind and fast-forward the programs as needed

-- Downloaded handout materials as PDF files for distribution to attendees

-- The ability to train people individually or as a group

-- An easy, consistent way to train new employees

-- Reduced travel costs and minimized staff disruptions

-- The assurance that your staff is receiving accurate, reliable training

-- Expert advice from instructors with top-notch presentation skills who make complex topics easy to understand

-- Continuing Education: These video seminars by The Accounts Payable Network qualify for 1 CEU for the IOMA/TAPN Accounts Payable Certification Programs

Initially, students can choose from 11 information-packed programs including (more are on the way):

Imaging and Workflow
Electronic Invoice Presentment and Payment
Fraud Awareness, Prevention, and Detection
Managing Change in Accounts Payable
Accounts Payable Best Practices
Automation of Travel & Entertainment Reporting
Metrics and Benchmarking
Purchasing Card Programs
Electronic Payments
Succeeding in AP Today
The Basics of Form 1099 Reporting

About The Accounts Payable Network

TAPN is the leading accounts payable resource for financial professionals. In one convenient online location, TAPN provides compliance guidelines and tools, best practices, benchmarking studies, real-world solutions, exclusive industry news, interviews with industry leaders, case studies, tax and regulatory guidelines, Q&A networking forums and hundreds of downloadable, customizable tools, policies, flowcharts, templates and internal control checklists. TAPN's more than 3,000 members include 70 percent of the Fortune 1000, as well as other companies both large and small.

To learn more about 1099 compliance assurance procedures, TAPN and the many resources it offers to accounts payable professionals, please visit

TAPN is a division of Financial Operations Networks, which provides online analysis, interpretation, guidance and advice to executives and managers responsible for operating and improving financial and administrative functions.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Rob Rogers
    Vice President
    The Accounts Payable Network
    (770) 984-1184 ext. 224
    Email Contact