Accounts Payable Management Strategies for Complex Invoices

Leveraging Technique and Technology to Process Specialized Invoice Types

Join Levvel Research and AP automation provider, Goby, as we identify the strategies and tools your AP teams can use to better manage specialized, complex invoices.


August 8, 2019 6:00 PM, 60min

Complex invoice types, such as utility bills, are some of the most time consuming, error prone, and resource-exhausting invoices to process—and these challenges only grow worse for companies with small, stretched Accounts Payable (AP) teams. What’s more, varied, in-depth, and specialized knowledge is often needed to understand and reconcile many of these invoice types (e.g., utility bills’ multi‐level rate and tariff structures), making exception management exceptionally difficult.

One way to alleviate these problems is to install an AP automation solution that offers functionality specifically for complex invoice management. Solutions like these will not only aid and empower your AP department, but they are also an easy way for change drivers to strengthen their business case for technology adoption in general—as automation brings high ROI for this category.

Join Levvel Research and AP automation provider, Goby, as we identify the strategies and tools your AP teams can use to better manage specialized, complex invoices.

Additional Details

Accreditation: Webinar participants can earn 1 CPE credit in Management Services.

Prerequisites: previous experience in finance

Advanced preparation: None

Delivery method: Group-Internet Based

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Meet the speakers

Major Bottoms Jr.

Senior Research Consultant

Chris Happ

Co-Founder and CEO, Goby

Guests will learn about

  • Primary challenges and pain points in processing specialized invoice types
  • AP automation technology features and tools built specifically for managing complex invoices
  • Strategies (beyond software adoption) to improve specialized invoice management
  • How to build a business case for AP automation

Who should attend?

  • AP and Back-Office Finance Professionals
  • CFOs
  • CPOs
  • Finance Directors
  • Controllers

Meet the speakers

Major Bottoms Jr.
Senior Research Consultant

Major Bottoms Jr. is a Senior Research Consultant for Levvel Research based in Charlotte, NC. He plays a key role in the analysis and presentation of data for Levvel’s research reports, webinars, and consulting engagements. Major’s expertise lies in the Procure-to-Pay, Source-to-Settle, and travel and expense management processes and software, as well as technologies and strategies across DevOps, digital payments, design systems, and application development. Prior to joining Levvel, Major held various roles in the mortgage finance field at Bank of America and Wells Fargo. Major graduated with a degree in Finance from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland.

Chris Happ
Co-Founder and CEO, Goby

Chris Happ is the Co-founder and CEO of Goby. Mr. Happ has more than 20 years in enterprise software and management consulting experience including supply chain software implementation and process optimization for Fortune 50 companies including ExxonMobil, Disney, Southwest Airlines, Pfizer, and JPMorgan. He began his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers management consulting and went on to Ariba where he led the technical strategy and architecture group. After Ariba, he co-founded blueSolutions, a supply chain optimization and software implementation consultancy which was acquired by SAP reseller, Hubwoo. Since 2009, Happ has been focused on turning big data into big opportunities at Goby, an enterprise data and accounts payable automation platform utilizing artificial intelligence.

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