Businesses are working harder than ever to identify the most cost-effective approach to expand aggressively. But as SMEs are scaling faster, the major challenges they’re facing right now are to keep costs low, enhance operational efficiency, and increase productivity.
Apart from these challenges, payment processing and collections are some of the most inefficient processes that cause problems in fulfilling their objectives.
Why do so many businesses still use paper checks in their day-to-day operations, despite the fact they aren’t used much in the consumer world today? However, companies are beginning to adopt electronic payment options and these methods are evolving, but they are still being executed in an expensive and outdated way with high fees and tedious processes.
Accounting and finance teams can no longer rely on current processes and workflows that take up too much of their time and prevent them from focusing on more important tasks. Businesses look to them to take on more strategic roles like planning, budgeting, and cash management activities.
It’s time to think about and weigh the advantages of finance automation in order to eliminate the tedious, repetitive, and low-value-added tasks they’re now focusing on.