November 14-16, 2022   |   San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter   |   San Antonio, TX

Agenda Session

The Playbook for AP Working Capital: Best Practices for Senior AP Professionals on how to Transform AP’s Cash and Income Value

Nov 14 2022

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM CT

This workshop is targeted for manager or director level professionals in AP organizations that process over $1B of annual spend.  In one half day, you will gain the requisite tools and understanding to unleash the full value of your organization’s AP working capital. Based on proven best practices gleaned from hundreds of leading organizations, this unique session is the definitive playbook on how to transform your AP working capital to maximize cash and income.

Efficiently and effectively processing invoices is not enough. To lead a true best-in-class function, senior AP professionals must also manage payment terms and early pay programs to capture the strategic value available in AP working capital. Interest rates and capital costs are now rising at the fastest pace in 50 years. This makes AP working capital a strategic center stage for financial performance and this workshop a timely and relevant investment AP management success.  Join us for this unique AP learning experience.

Workshop Learning Objectives:

  1. AP Working Capital Value – Understand the math behind your payment terms including how to calculate AP cash, cash conversion, early payment rate of return, and cost of capital. Know how to assess and value the cash and income potential of your payment terms and early pay options.
  2. Transformation Planning & Strategy: Learn how to analyze your historical AP data to assess your working capital performance. Know the four key steps to developing your own working capital plan. Understand how to determine the optimal early pay strategy for your organization, and how to gain alignment with Treasury & Sourcing for deployment success.
  3. Early Pay Program Management: Understand the key components of a successful early pay program, including supplier targeting, discount pricing, program promotion, staffing, requisite AP skills, and results tracking. 

Speakers

The Bavelos Group

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