Accounts Payable Automation

Take the Chaos Out of Cash Management

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Why Automate with Esker?

Esker’s Accounts Payable automation software allows businesses to eliminate the pains of manual AP invoice processing thanks to AI-driven data capture, touchless processing and electronic workflow capabilities. The end result? A simpler, more efficient, and highly visible way to manage cash flow and generate new revenue.

 

  • Simplify AP Invoicing
    Reduce the effort needed to improve cash management, reduce operational costs, & speed up financial close & audit procedures.
  • Work Smart, Work Mobile
    From invoice analytics, to performance monitoring, to mobile capabilities, let data drive your decisions — at the office or working remotely.
  • Become Supplier-Friendly
    Consistently deliver accurate, on-time supplier payments, rapid dispute resolutions & real-time communication tools.

 

 

70%
Faster in processing invoices - Pet Lovers Centre
 
100%
Visibility thanks to Esker’s customisable dashboards - Luxasia
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TOOLS TO WORK SMARTER, NOT HARDER

Esker’s automated AP software is built off of 35+ years of field experience and features a wide range of intelligent and powerful functionalities, including:

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    AI-DRIVEN DATA RECOGNITION

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    Esker’s AI Engine can manage both structured and unstructured invoice data, even automatically recognizing and suggesting a split for a batch of multi-page supplier invoices being received by your department the first time.

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    ERP INTEGRATION

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    Esker’s AP solution integrates with any ERP system and has standard connectors for SAP®, Oracle® and Microsoft, while providing simultaneous integration with multiple ERPs, simplifying diverse environments from M&A activity.

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    ESKER ANYWHERE™

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    The Esker Anywhere™ mobile app enables managers to review and approve supplier invoices and track KPIs whether they’re on the go or working remotely. Users can also enter comments for others involved in the workflow.

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    SUPPLIER PORTAL

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    A convenient online portal gives your suppliers self-service access to payment information — helping them get paid faster while saving your company time and money previously allocated to responding to invoice calls.

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On the go? Use Esker Anywhere.

Esker’s mobile requisition and invoice approval application allows you to:

  • Easily approve invoices and purchase requisitions anytime, anywhere from your Apple® or Android™ device.
  • Quickly resolve exceptions and approvals, helping foster positive relationships with your suppliers.
  • Increase efficiency in the P2P process due to fewer slowdowns and less effort needed for approval.
  • Keep an eye on key metrics. Dashboards are available on the go so that managers can keep track of their business anytime, anywhere.

 

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Get on the good side of your suppliers.

The relationship between you and your suppliers can finally be a mutually beneficial one (no, really). Using Esker’s self-service portal, businesses can collaborate with their suppliers online and in real time, and benefit from:

  • Painless supplier on-boarding
  • Reduced invoice status calls
  • Rapid dispute resolution
  • Less paper handling with e-invoices
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Procure-to-Pay Automation

The Secret to Improving Supplier Relationships

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$30k saved monthly in
early payment discounts

“Before, we had no approval controls in place for AP invoices. Now, all expenses are routed with full transparency and accountability.”

Accounting Manager — Parts Town
 
 

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Ensuring AP tax compliance

Keeping up with changing regulations is tricky and managing suppliers across borders adds even more complexity. Esker's AP e-invoicing solution delivers compliant, paperless invoice processing on a global scale. Archived invoices are kept secure for as long as the local authorities' laws dictate.

Empower your team with actionable data.

Intelligent dashboards with packaged KPIs allow accounts payable workflow users to customise what AP-related metrics are displayed on their interface. This allows every action — from performing daily tasks to monitoring budgets — to be more strategic and value-added.

 

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5 KPIs Worth Tracking

How to Maximise Results with Real-Time Analytics and Dashboards

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A truly multi-channel invoice automation solution

With EDI invoice management, things aren't always straightforward. Exceptions occur more often than not. Esker makes it easy. Our multi-channel solution lets you process invoices in any format and from any input channel, whether received by mail, email, fax or EDI. By turning a machine-readable EDI invoice into a human-readable version, you can now apply standard AP processes to EDI invoices as well.

  • Access EDI invoices as PDFs from your ERP system
  • Eliminate the need for IT support to resolve EDI issues
  • Increase “touchless” processing rates for EDI invoices
  • Enhance invoice visibility across all formats and reception channels

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

We’ve compiled answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about Esker and our suite of process automation solutions.

How does Esker’s Accounts Payable solution increase employee productivity?

It’s not uncommon for AP staff members to spend much of their time on manual tasks (e.g., entering invoice data into the ERP, hunting down approvals, printing and collecting documents, etc.). Esker’s AI-driven AP automation solution takes care of all those repetitive, low-value admin activities so you don’t have to. As a result, your team is free to focus on more strategic activities that impact cash management and your supplier relationships.

What advantages will I see with Esker’s automated AP invoicing solution?

Users of Esker’s AP solution can expect to see a number of transformational benefits following go-live. From an operational standpoint, accounts payable automation often translates to faster invoice processing times, lower costs, simplified IT environment, and enhanced visibility over invoices and closing procedures (just to name a few). For your customers and staff, it can mean greater collaboration and overall satisfaction. Lastly, for business, Esker’s solution can ultimately lead to more business opportunities, expansion into new markets, and increased fraud prevention.

Does Esker’s Accounts Payable software integrate with all ERPs?

Yes! To date, Esker has over 70 unique ERP or home-grown solutions. Our ERP connectivity suite also provides simultaneous integration with multiple ERPs, which simplifies diverse environments resulting from M&A activity, streamlines onboarding, and supports shared services center initiatives.

Does Esker replace my ERP system?

No! Esker’s automated Accounts Payable solution is not designed to replace ERPs; rather, the solution works alongside whatever system or systems currently in place to fill in the manual gaps most conventional ERPs can’t handle. This helps invoices get processed faster and more accurately, while also helping your company maximise its ERP investment.

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