Have you ever heard anyone imply that AP can be done by trained monkeys? It was said to me just last week and I had to bite my tongue so hard I nearly bit straight through it! I admit we are not rocket scientists, but trained monkeys WE ARE NOT.
I’ve worked in my fair share of under-appreciated AP teams. I have heard my teams belittling themselves as they are not qualified like their Finance colleagues. I’ve had the occasional crisis of confidence myself as I sit amongst the Finance Leadership