The task of successfully collecting accounts receivable is no easy feat. From monitoring account balances and following up on delinquent payments to providing quality customer service and making decisions that can make or break your organization, you clearly have a job that is both unique and complex. Are you consistently on top of your customers and clients or could you benefit from a few process improvements that get your accounts receivable on track and in order? Our Accounts Receivable training can help!
You're probably familiar with some of the struggles A/R professionals face. Whether you're trying to stay on top of countless accounts, dealing with angry or defensive customers or sending collections and follow-up letters, the task of monitoring A/R and asking people for money is never easy. That's why we've created this power-packed one-hour program — to provide you with invaluable tips, techniques and how-to's for combating common A/R challenges and simplifying the task of getting the money your organization is owed.
What You'll Learn
- Define A/R as it relates to the rest of the balance sheet
- Understand the relationship between A/R, cash flow and profits
- Discover the importance of monitoring A/R throughout your accounting period
- Segment out accounts that are current, slightly past due or seriously past due
- Develop "Payment Profiles" to highlight customers who are consistently late in payment
- Identify customers who pay quickly to take advantage of prompt payment discounts
- Explore ways to use your follow-up with overdue customers to your advantage
- Build rapport with even the most difficult customers to get them on your side
- Implement strategies that ensure your organization's method for determining bad debts is consistent
Who Will Benefit
This information-packed program is essential for business owners, as well as individuals tasked with monitoring and collecting accounts receivable within an accounting department — in organizations of all sizes!