7 Signs It's Time for Accounts Payable Automation

7 Signs That You Need Accounts Payable Automation

Automation has taken over almost every area of business, including accounting. But not all businesses have fully automated. In fact, it can seem easier to simply continue with the status quo. But in doing so, you may be costing your company money and harming the business. Knowing when it’s time to take the leap, though,…

Posted on January 30, 2019 by Liang McIntosh-Yee

The Ins and Outs of Virtual Credit Cards

Learn how virtual credit cards work and how they can benefit your company’s bottom line If you are involved in purchasing or financial decision-making for your company, you have likely heard the excitement surrounding virtual credit cards (also known as electronic or epayables) over the last few years. The payment industry is moving increasingly towards paperless…

Posted on November 8, 2018 by Liang McIntosh-Yee

RPA Definition

RPA Definition What is Robotic Process Automation?

Robotic process automation (RPA) may sound like a complicated, high-tech term, but in truth, it’s something you use and encounter every day. Robotics process automation refers to the practice of using technology to perform repetitive tasks that workers were saddled with in the past. When it comes to RPA, images of robots imagined in science-fiction…

Posted on September 1, 2018 by Liang McIntosh-Yee

David Luftman, The Sak Brand Group

David Luftman – The Sak Brand Group: The Winding Path to Accounting

David Luftman was originally on track to work in the field of psychology when he made the switch to accounting. While studying at Binghamton University, he noticed he was drawn to the research and statistical analysis aspects of psychology. The psychology research projects he embarked upon during his studies only reinforced his passion for data…

Posted on August 25, 2018 by Liang McIntosh-Yee

Agnes Palmeri, The Sak Brand Group

Agnes Palmeri – The Sak Brand Group: The Determination to Succeed

Agnes Palmeri has never shied away from hard work. Determined to get her degree, she attended night classes at New York’s Baruch College while working full-time. Upon graduation with a degree in finance and investments, she realized accounting was where her heart truly was, which led her to pursue a master’s degree in accounting at…

Posted on August 21, 2018 by Liang McIntosh-Yee

Robotic Process Automation - Tips for Getting Started

Getting Started in Robotic Process Automation

Keeping up with new technology can be challenging. As soon as you think you’re up to date, things change, leaving you scrambling to learn more. For those in the accounting field, robotic process automation (RPA) is now a must-have tool, used by teams across the world. But making the switch to newer technology can be…

Posted on August 8, 2018 by Liang McIntosh-Yee

AP Automation for Hotels

AP Automation for the Hospitality Industry – The Benefits

As an organization grows, day-to-day operations become more labor-intensive, especially in the hospitality industry. Restaurants, hotels, and others in the hospitality industry must often manage multiple locations, with invoices and payments filtering in and out on a daily basis. Coordinating all of that without error can be extremely challenging, even for a fully-staffed, competent organization….

Posted on August 6, 2018 by Liang McIntosh-Yee

Scott Ruhman, Oliver Companies Profile

Scott Ruhman, Controller Oliver Companies: Profile

Scott Ruhman Profile As controller for the hospitality division of Oliver Companies, Scott is involved with invoicing for properties across the country. With the company’s growth, the demands on its accounting team have increased, also, leading to a need to scale quickly to keep up. In recent years, Scott and the rest of his team…

Posted on May 14, 2018 by Liang McIntosh-Yee

Sara Sandusky, Sage Hospitality

Sara Sandusky, VP of Operations Finance – Sage Hospitality: Profile

Making a difference in people’s lives is important to Sara Sandusky. As vice president of operations finance at Sage Hospitality, she is able to fulfill that goal. In addition to the work they do with hotels and restaurants worldwide, Sage also participates in a charity called Dollars for Dreams, which allows each hotel to raise…

Posted on May 9, 2018 by Liang McIntosh-Yee

Robotic Process Automation

Robotic Process Automation Myths Debunked

In recent years, automation has reduced some of the work accounting teams do each day. Although accountants have long relied on technology to power the work they do, robotic process automation (RPA) reduces extra repetitive manual steps, helping them move payments and invoices through faster while also spending less time on mundane tasks. But all…

Posted on April 18, 2018 by Liang McIntosh-Yee