The disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has forced businesses into making changes to their processes. But in some cases, this has increased company vulnerability, particularly to threats like invoice fraud with opportunist fraudsters taking advantage. However, companies that have embraced AP Automation find themselves better protected against fraud. Invoice fraud has been growing in
In the midst of the COVID-19 global pandemic, businesses have been forced to face challenges that would not normally have appeared as key challenges. One such area is Control and Visibility, with procedures now largely being operated through remote working. But through AP Automation, these are elements that are already greatly enhanced.
Expanding your business is an understandable ambition, but there is a consequential challenge to keep things running smoothly. Documentation builds up, processes come under pressure and project teams can feel the strain. Effective collaboration is the secret to overcoming such challenges, and AP Automation the key that boosts it.
From setting up new suppliers, raising purchase orders and approving invoices, the Accounts Payable workflow is ripe with fraud opportunities and without sufficient internal control measures in place, fraudsters can gain easy access to your company’s processes and information. However, you can mitigate the risk of fraud and protect your company by implementing certain procedures, such as the automation of your invoicing process.