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Improving accounts receivable collection

Improving accounts receivable collection

a practical system

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Published by American Bar Association, Section of Law Practice Management in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Lawyers -- Fees -- United States.,
    • Collection laws -- United States.,
    • Accounts receivable -- Computer programs.,
    • Collecting of accounts -- Computer programs.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementArthur F. Nacht ... [et al.].
      ContributionsNacht, Arthur F.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF316 .I46 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 74 p. :
      Number of Pages74
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1895948M
      ISBN 10089707551X
      LC Control Number90080990


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Peter). Accounts receivable is among the largest and most liquid assets on the books of most companies. A properly managed accounts receivable portfolio can expedite cash flow and support corporate cash. Strategies for optimizing your accounts payable 9 4.

Procurement process Some businesses work with hundreds, and even thousands, of suppliers. Even if your environment is more streamlined, it can be challenging to keep track of all the invoices you receive and reconcile each invoice to its associated PO.

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STRATEgIC APPRoACHES To MAnAgIng ACCounTS RECEIvAblE And ACCounTS PAyAblE 2 IMPRoVInG CASH floW WITH EffECTIVE AR AnD AP MAnAGEMEnT Taking a strategic approach to accounts receivable (AR) and accounts payable (AP) management is always advisable.

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