Category Archives: Accounts Payable

The Importance of Managing Working Capital for Liquidity

This week’s linked article is by John W. Braine, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. Managing working capital for liquidity has been a critical success factor for companies surviving and thriving since the economic downtown. A disciplined approach – spending wisely, controlling … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Establishing Strong Vendor Relationships

This week’s article is by Mark S. Becker, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. Viewing vendors as partners and consistently seeking win-win outcomes help deliver the many benefits of strong vendor relationships. Even in successful long-term relationships, periodic vendor reviews are needed … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Using Purchasing Cards

This week’s post and linked full PDF are by William K. Thorpe, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. With high costs and significant processing time for using purchase orders in the procure-to-pay process, it makes sense to take a close look at … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Revisiting Processes, Workflows & Technology

This week’s post and linked full PDF are by Arthur F. Rothberg, Managing Director, CFO Edge, LLC. When companies have operated for more than ten years without significant changes to their processes, workflows, and technologies, it is likely they are not … Continue reading

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The Hidden Costs of Accounts Payable Processing

This week’s post and linked full PDF are by Arthur F. Rothberg, Managing Director, CFO Edge, LLC. The hidden costs of accounts payable processing may not occur to all Los Angeles and Southern California business leaders, but their presence erodes … Continue reading

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