Welcome to the NEW Federation of Credit & Financial Professionals website

We are still your association for best practices, continuing education, and professional development, but we are now part of a bigger family

More Than Your Average Association

The Federation of Credit and Financial Professionals (FCFP) offers the opportunity for both professional and personal growth. Become a member to participate in educational events such as webinars, best practice sessions and local conferences that come to YOU, and benefit from the exchange of professional guidance and learning with other FCFP members.

We offer several types of memberships, individual, corporate, and best-practice group memberships, based on the needs of your business. Follow the link below to view the benefits of each membership and get started!

Fundamentals of Credit
and A/R Certificate Program


Learn the Fundamentals of Credit & Accounts Receivable
at your own pace and stand out in your field!

Click Here for More Info & Registration!

Upcoming Meetings and Webinars

Best Practice Discussions

Collaborate with your peers in Credit and A/R for more informed decision making. Here is a list of upcoming meetings for our Best Practice Discussion groups: (if you have an idea for a best practice industry session, send us an email at info@federationofcredit.com)

Pharma Order-to-Cash Discussion Group

This group is made up of pharmaceutical manufacturers with a common customer base of distributors, hospitals, clinics or retail pharmacy only. They meet monthly in New Jersey to discuss pertinent business issues affecting the order, credit, accounts receivable, settlement and cash process impacting pharmaceutical companies.

Next Meeting:
Wednesday, August 12th 12:00 PM EST
Virtual Meeting (Online)

National Building Materials Discussion Group

This group is made up of wholesalers or distributors of building materials that sell to a large volume of accounts either regional or national in scope. They meet three times per year in different cities around the country to discuss best practices in the Order-to-Cash process.

Next Meeting:
TBA
Virtual Meeting (Online)

National Maritime Discussion Group

This group is made up of ocean shipping companies from around the world, geared towards Credit Professionals who share best practices and benchmarking questions. In addition, the exchange of credit and collection information is fully compliant with all of the provisions of the Shipping Act of 1984 and the Federal Maritime Commission regulations. The group meets every other month via teleconference.

Next Meeting:
TBA

SAP User Discussion Group

SAP Users get together for a virtual meeting to discuss and submit questions to be used at the in-person SAP Workshop.

Next Meeting:
TBA
Virtual Meeting (Online)

Webinars

Our educational webinars are hosted by industry professionals and cover a variety of topics related to the Order-to-Cash process.

If you are already a member, check your email for the registration link, otherwise, send an email to info@federationofcredit.com to purchase and download one of our webinars:

Advanced Concepts in Credit Reviews

Presented by Gerald Sahd, Global Credit Manager, Novus International.

This webinar is high level advanced perspective on financial credit risk analysis. Gerald Sahd, our subject matter expert, will share his expertise and training in how to perform in-depth review of new and existing customers.

Negotiating Skills & Tips for the Credit and A/R Professional

Presented by Denise Reyes, Senior Credit Manager, Acushnet Company, and Joe Coleman, Founding Director, Kane Russel Coleman Logan.

Negotiations 201 and Beyond: This webinar is designed to build powerful negotiation skills, touch upon legal tools to strengthen your ability to collect and contracts that support the process.

 

Educational Workshops
Attend our live events for professional development and peer networking. Click on the event below for more details and to register:
SAP User Interactive Workshop

Date and Location TBA
Stay tuned!

Fall Credit & A/R Conference

Date and Time TBA
Stay tuned!

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