Have you wondered if a particular procedure does the trick?  Do you use the process from start to finish to be able to see its faults?  Are you too close to judge?  

Having worked in many areas of the finance industry, including undertaking all aspects of administration and management, I can see the route a process should take. I can also see its intersections with other processes and the people affected. 

Sometimes a simple tweak to your projects and procedures outlines will make the process run smoothly.