"Fraud in Accounts Payable is an insightful book that takes an in-depth look at the three most frequently committed fraudulent cash disbursement schemes directly related to your accounts payable function. Mary provides colorful and poignant stories showing how easy it can be to steal from both within and outside an organization. But the real beauty of this book is that Mary illustrates ways you can immediately begin implementing effective and efficient controls to reduce the opportunities for fraud within your organization."
—Matthew D. Storlie, CFE, Fraud & Forensic Services Virchow, Krause & Company, LLP
"Mary has delivered another book full of specific suggestions for improving accounts payable processes. Fraud in Accounts Payable is an easy-to-read guide that identifies real-world problems and offers practical solutions. Her books and articles have quickly become some of my core resources."
—Stephanie K. O'Cain, Chief Financial Officer Municipal Association of South Carolina
"Fraud could never take place in my accounts payable department."
"My employees would never steal from me! I trust them too much . . ."
The definitive resource for every accounts payable department, Fraud in Accounts Payable affords you a bird's-eye view of what's really going on in your accounts payable department and how you can defend it against every potential type of fraud, including check fraud, payroll fraud, and T&E fraud.
Written by Mary Schaeffer, America's most accomplished accounts payable expert, this thorough and highly readable guide is filled with authoritative tips, techniques, and advice on:
Uncovering hidden pockets of weakness where your organization is vulnerable
Getting rid of those bad practices that allow all sorts of frauds to flourish
Setting up antifraud safeguards
Reminding us to "never say never," Fraud in Accounts Payable explains in plain English how to protect your accounts payable department so it becomes—and stays—financially healthy.
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