How Accounting Professionals Can Advance from Data Entry to Data Analysis through AP Automation

When it comes to accounting and finance, historically AP/AR departments have been the quintessential back office functions. But businesses today are expecting more, particularly from their invoice processing (AP) function.

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Published August 06, 2019

But how will finance leaders utilize data housed in their AP department to accomplish better management of their working capital when many AP teams are still processing invoices manually and all of that valuable data is buried in piles of paper?

Further, how will accounting professionals ever feel like they can advance their careers when there is no way to prove their value to an organization if their time is mostly spent on mundane, tedious tasks, like data entry?

We believe that both of these challenges can be solved by digitizing the invoice processing workflow and predict that companies who have not already automated their invoice processing function will realize the true value of doing so…and soon.

Read the complete article published to the Sage Intacct Blog.