Robotic Process Automation (RPA) for Accounts Payable & Receivable



Robotic Process Automation (RPA) for Accounts Payable & Receivable

Instructors: Brian O'Sullivan; Rob Drover

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    Course - Online

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Learn about the benefits RPA can have on accounts payable and receivable processes and how that translates to higher productivity and cost savings.

Learning outcomes

  • Recognize how RPA is transforming AP and AR processes.
  • Identify tasks in the AP and AR cycles that are feasible for RPA implementation.
  • Use labs to create bots to automate AP and AR tasks for data ingestion and data handling.

£239.00 (CIMA members only)


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Transform AP & AR with RPA

According to a new report from ISG, 92% or 9 in 10 companies are aiming to adopt robotic process automation by 2020. Increase your competitive edge and move toward an intelligent enterprise by harnessing automation (RPA) to increase operational efficiency and enhance customer experience.

In this self-study course, you will learn about the benefits RPA can have on accounts payable and receivable processes and how that translates to higher productivity and cost savings.

This course will help you prepare your employees to add greater value to your organization by eliminating time-consuming, repetitive procedures.

Gain experience with hands-on learning labs.

The practical hands-on learning labs utilize Automation Anywhere and are designed to give accounting and finance professionals real-world knowledge on how creating simple bots can have an immediate impact on daily tasks.

You will walk through accounts payable and receivable use cases while acquiring a deeper understanding of the strategic importance of the client advisory and finance business partnering role.

Professional development

This Course - Online offers 8 hours of CPE credit.
Note on CPE Requirements and Credits
All learning resources available in the CGMA Store qualify for CPD for CIMA members.

Prerequisites:Basic RPA knowledge and familiar with accounts payable and accounts receivable business processes.
Programme level:Intermediate
Format:Course - Online
Access:This is a digital product. You will have access to the content for a year after purchase date.

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  • Brian O'Sullivan

    Brian O'Sullivan works as an Automation & Controls Engineer at Solara Automation and runs a nationally competitive high school robotics team, TerrorBytes Robotics. Brian received his BS in Computer Engineering from Clemson University and has worked in a variety of manufacturing, software development, and automation companies. In Brian's current role as a Controls Engineer with Solara Automation, he designs and deploys control systems for customers seeking robotics automation. He has also developed control and computer vision software for fully-automated and semi-automated production lines to meet high customer demand. Brian also coaches and runs the 2017 North Carolina state champion robotics team, TerrorBytes Robotics, out of Research Triangle Park, NC. Each year he leads the team of around 60 highschoolers and mentors in designing and building a 150lb robot to compete against teams across the world. Rob Drover, Principal, Advisory Services - Marcum, LLP.

  • Rob Drover

    Rob Drover is a principal in Marcum’s Philadelphia office and a member of the Firm’s Advisory Services division. Rob leads Marcum’s national Process Improvement Practice. Mr. Drover specializes in Business Process Improvement, Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and high volume data management. With a focus on operational excellence and process improvement, he has assisted a wide range of clients, including Fortune 200 organizations, to optimize their enterprise-level applications and processes. With over 27 years of experience in accounting & finance, sales and marketing, and information technology, Mr. Drover offers expertise in project management, operations support and technology transformation. His industry experience includes over 10 years in the chemical, agricultural and pharmaceutical business units at the DuPont Company. He has delivered both domestic and international engagements in many different industries, including healthcare, pharmaceuticals, real estate, telecommunications and the public sector. He has experience with robotic automation, business process outsourcing, data management, IT support operations, custom workflow development, package system selection, and ERP & CRM implementations. He has worked extensively with databases such as Oracle, MS SQL Server, and a variety of data warehousing OLAP tools.


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