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Finding – and keeping hold of – good finance employees is hard. It is fiercely competitive out there, and companies need to actively demonstrate why […]
As today’s businesses navigate an ever-more competitive market on top of large external factors such as the global pandemic, Brexit, and growing environmental pressures, it’s […]
Finance leadership is evolving, fast. On top of managing the everyday operational finance processes, finance teams must now bring new value-add skills to the table […]
The Institute of Financial Operations and Leadership brings together a global community of leaders across Accounts Payable and Purchase to Pay in their 2022/23 conference […]
Accounts payable automation can help organizations improve efficiency, maintain compliance, and free up AP staff to focus on growth initiatives. But how do you build […]
You can’t improve what you can’t measure. If you want to get an accurate read on AP performance and identify areas of improvement, we suggest […]
Technology is fast-changing the traditional finance function and finance leaders have no choice but to prioritise digital transformation to keep up with the expected pace.  […]
The rules have changed!  In 2022, faced with a rapid return to activity, the Finance and Accounting departments must adapt to new rules and ways […]
Author:  Axel Rebien, CFO, Serrala   If digitization makes a CFO life easier, why on earth are you so darn busy? When digitization first came […]
Latest IFOL study reveals the top three most inefficient finance processes and their slim chance of improvement. 16th March 2022. The global research carried out […]
Do you know which processes can deliver the most return when automating? Our research which was participated in by over 50 companies across 7 different […]
The new branding unifies IFOL as a leading global education institute, with the full portfolio of courses they offer. We’re excited to announce our new […]
Our recent research on AP automation trends revealed that 54% of finance teams worldwide are in a partially-automated state, and this percentage is climbing each year.
It’s that time of year again. When thousands of employers, education providers and learners in England come together to showcase the positive impact of apprenticeships […]
Accounts Payable teams are slow to adopt automation despite reporting continued challenges that hinder their roles 25th January 2022 – Birmingham, UK. A recent global […]
In partnership with our sponsor Tipalti, our latest automation trends research sought to uncover the current state of automation in Accounts Payable teams worldwide. The […]
The start of a brand new year begins with Process Improvement month, which is where we will be providing you with best practices for improving […]
During August and September 2021, we set out to conduct research with our students and members who have participated in our previous 2 reports from […]
Job advertisements almost always make reference to years of experience – for example – “Minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar Accounts Payable role”, or, […]
During April 2021, the Institute of Financial Operations & Leadership focussed on exploring equality, diversity and inclusion in financial operations. To find out about our […]
Live (Online)Tuesday, October 19, 2021 10am PT / 1pm ET / 6pm UK There’s no denying it, AI and machine learning are transforming finance… for […]
During the month of July, we will be sharing with you tips and advice on how you and your business can be more aware of […]
We’re delighted to announce that, ITESOFT, a leader in business process automation which delivers powerful software and services to financial departments in all industry sectors, […]
Accounts Payable automation is usually the first step in the digital transformation of Finance Departments, because it offers the most important and immediate benefits: cost […]
Digital transformation is in Finance is essential in order for businesses to remain competitive and stay relevant in increasingly global, digital marketplaces.  Technology is key […]

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