The speed at which organizations do business today has amplified the need for qualified accounts payable managers who can streamline financial operations. If you want to advance your career within an accounts payable department, you need to become a certified Accounts Payable Manager (APM). This 100% online training course will prepare you for the APM certification exam in just three months.
Exam cost is included in course enrollment.
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Accounts Payable Manager FAQs
DO YOU NEED A CERTIFICATION TO WORK AS AN ACCOUNTS PAYABLE MANAGER?
While a certification is not required to work as an accounts payable manager, the Accounts Payable Manager Certification from the Institute of Finance and Management (IOFM) is the gold standard of in the AP sector. This certification is highly-recognized and held by more than 25,000 accounts payable professionals the private, public, and non-profit sectors.
WHY SHOULD ACCOUNTS MANAGERS GET CERTIFIED?
Accounts payable managers oversee all payable operations for an organization such as ensuring ledgers maintenance; analyzing and reporting on forecasts; training and mentoring AR and AP clerks; investigating non-payment situations and negotiating resolution terms; and implementing operational improvements. This certification demonstrates that you understand the best practices needed to succeed in this high profile AP role, as well as your commitment to accuracy and compliance.
DOES THIS COURSE PREPARE ME FOR CERTIFICATION?
Yes. This Accounts Payable Manager Certification training course will prepare you for the IOFM’s APM exam. An exam voucher may be provided as part of the course to sit for the exam upon eligibility.
Prerequisites and Requirements
There are no specific prerequisites for taking this course. However, to be eligible for the APM certification, you must me the following criteria:
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Pam Miller, Senior Trainer, IOFM, was the first candidate to earn AP certification as an Accredited Payables Manager (APM) with distinction. Her professional background includes 15 years as Director of AP at BMC Select. She is recognized in the accounts payable industry as an innovator and an early adopter of AP related technologies. Before working in AP, she spent six years in the IT industry, implementing point of sale software.
Judy Bicking, APM, is a Senior Trainer for IOFM and a 27-year veteran of Johnson & Johnson. She is a recognized pioneer and leader in Procure-to-Pay and Credit Management. After a career in AR and AP management, Judy leads the development and implementation of J&J’s two Shared Service Centers, located in the U.S and Europe. These shared services handle over 2.5 million invoices across 200 decentralized companies.