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2017 Expense Management Trends for the Enterprise

2017 Expense Management Trends for the Enterprise

As companies expand and grow in revenue and employee headcount, they may find the once viable process of manual expense management is too much to bear. By manually reviewing each expense, the number of touches adds up fast, and the process becomes increasingly time consuming and inefficient for accountants and administrators. So, it’s no wonder why 80% of enterprise companies have turned to some form of web-based automation or ERP system to manage T&E expense reporting. Based on the results from the 2017 Expense Management Trends report, with data from more than 185 CFOs, controllers and finance professionals (non-customers) this survey identifies the best practices for T&E reporting and offers a benchmark of current processes used today. The infographic below shows key travel and entertainment trends to watch for among enterprise companies (greater than 1,000 employees). Check out some of the highlights from the survey: Enterprise companies voted the top three pain points of expen...
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2017 Expense Management Trends for Small Business
Expense management practices today range from simple pen and paper to cloud-based automation and ERP software. And, although many small businesses are still under the impression that expense automation is only valuable for larger companies, cloud-based T&E software can help to relieve the pain point...
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2017 Expense Management Trends: Annual T&E Outlook and Benchmarks
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Infographic: The 10 Craziest Business Expenses of 2016
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Accounts Payable Benchmarks for 2016
It can be difficult to understand exactly what makes a strong performing accounts payable team. Company goals are an obvious critical measure of success, but how can you know if these goals are above or below your team's capacity to produce? What is the realistic measure of a job well done in accoun...
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2016 Expense Management Trends for Small Business and the Enterprise
Managing travel and entertainment expense reporting can be a challenge for companies large and small. While the internal pressures, pain points and goals for improvement may differ, often the solution for both small business and enterprise companies can be found among the features and benefits of an...
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2016 Expense Management Trends: Annual T&E Outlook and Benchmarks 
Expense management insights from leading finance professionals With companies now spending between 10-12% of total annual revenue on travel and entertainment, the systems used to manage T&E expenses have become increasingly important to the bottom line. Now in its fourth year, the Certify ann...
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Now more outlandish than ever, check out The Top 10 Craziest Expenses of 2015
In the latest expense management survey from Certify, more than 450 business travelers (non-Certify customers) shared the craziest, most outlandish expenses they either submitted or reviewed in 2015. Now in its third year, results from the current “crazy expenses” survey show there’s no shortage of...
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Infographic: Occupational fraud in T&E expense management
Expense report fraud is a costly problem hiding in plain sight. Entrusted by their employers to “do the right thing” when making business purchases on the road, perpetrators of T&E fraud know they have an advantage when it comes to duping a system fraught with human error and the pitfalls of a manua...
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Infographic: The 10 Craziest Business Expenses
Each year, we ask thousands of business professionals about expense reporting in our annual Trends Report survey. We reached out to employees, managers, accountants and controllers from all company sizes to find the most unconventional business expenses submitted in the last year. For many business ...
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Infographic - G2 Crowd Best Expense Management Software
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