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Speaker Profile: Mary S. Schaeffer


Mary S. Schaeffer

Mary S. Schaeffer is the founder of AP Now, a B2B organization focused on creating business intelligence around the accounts payable and payment functions. She has written 18 business books and is a frequent and popular speaker at both online and live events. Schaeffer has created a number of CPE self-study courses, customized training and online training events. She is the developer of the Accounts Payable Best Practice Certificate program. Previously she held positions as an Assistant Treasurer for the Equitable Life Assurance Society, a Financial Risk Manager for O&Y and a Corporate Cash Manager for Continental Grain. She has an MBA in Finance from NYU and a BS in Mathematics from York College (CUNY).

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By: Mary S. Schaeffer

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What Every Accounting Professional Needs to Know about Artificial Intelligence and Robotic Process Automation

A recent MIT-Boston Consulting study of over 3,000 companies found that 80% believed AI (artificial intelligence) would give them a competitive advantage. What’s more, we are seeing the use …

Industry: Banking and Finance   Duration: 75 Minutes  

By: Mary S. Schaeffer

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Internal Controls in Accounts Payable

You can’t have best practices in accounts payable without strong internal controls. They are an integral part. They are also very easy to overlook. While most executives are savvy enough to …

Industry: Banking and Finance   Duration: 75 Minutes  

By: Mary S. Schaeffer

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Electronic Payment Fraud Prevention Best Practices

Those who think they're protected because they don't make electronic payments or because they use positive pay are flat out wrong. What's worse, it's not just the big guys who are …

Industry: Banking and Finance   Duration: 60 Minutes  

By: Mary S. Schaeffer

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Creating an Effective and Efficient Travel and Entertainment Expense Reimbursement Policy

Just as the rest of the business world is evolving, so is business travel. There are services available today (and your travelers are already using them) that weren’t on the landscape five y…

Industry: Banking and Finance   Duration: 75 Minutes