Accounts Payable (AP) Specialists perform a vital function in today’s organizations by making sure their bills and commitments are paid on time, accurately, and completely. This 100% online course will teach you the concepts, requirements and procedures for handling accounts payable. By course completion, you will be fully prepared to pass the Accounts Payable Specialist (APS) certification, offered by the Institute of Finance & Management (IOFM).
According to PayScale.com, accounts payable specialists earn between $15 and $24 per hour, depending on experience and industry. Including common bonus and profit-sharing programs, annual incomes range from $31,715 – $53,847 for accounts payable specialists.
Indeed.com notes that nearly every organization incurs accounts payable and most require specialists to organize and manage their accounts payable processes. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) indicates that there are almost two million accounting and bookkeeping specialists in the labor force, so the overall demand for well-trained professionals is significant.
Because many organizations manage their accounting online, accounts payable specialists have strong opportunities for remote, work-from-home, contract and temporary opportunities.
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There are no prerequisites to take this course. However, to be eligible for the APS certification exam, you must meet the following requirements: