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Advanced Accounts Payable Automation

Data Extraction  |  Approvals  |  Collaboration  |  Compliance


Break free from data entry with automated line-by-line data extraction.  
Speed up approvals with our customisable approvals workflow and 
improve collaboration & compliance with our suite of messaging, 
note-taking, audit trail tracking and communication tools.
                        
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Introducing Lightyear ...

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LIGHTYEAR FOR BUSINESSES

Lightyear has been designed for growing businesses that require data extraction and an approvals workflow.  Start your paperless office today. 

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LIGHTYEAR FOR ACCOUNTANTS

Lightyear has been built to enhance the collaboration between accountants and their clients. Grow your practice and relationships with a scalable AP solution.

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Improve efficiency

Get up to 80% of your team's time back with real-time automated bookkeeping.

Cut costs

Accurate data extraction and automatic price-checking eliminates laborious manual tasks.

Connect your teams

Collaborate with approvers, finance teams and suppliers with email and instant messaging.

The features that power Lightyear

Instant and accurate data extraction

Immediate, accurate, and detailed data extraction from bills, credit notes, statements and receipts. 

Intelligent rules automation

Automatically assign line items with GL codes, tax rates, categories, classes, departments and more.

Multi-tiered Approvals workflow

Get up to 5 levels of approval - automatically route bills to the relevant approvers.

Automated Statement Reconciliation

Automatically reconcile and store supplier statements in your archive.

Collaboration & Discussion

Collaborate with your suppliers, approvers and finance teams on one mobile-friendly platform.


Group, franchise & international

Create multiple companies/locations and easily assign staff across different departments.
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Collaboration & Approvals in our free Lightyear mobile app

Lightyear's iOS and Android mobile app allows you to collaborate with your colleagues and clients wherever and whenever. 


Complete your approvals and tasks, dispute bills, add notes, receive notifications and upload images of receipts/bills on the go. 

How it works

EMAIL OR UPLOAD

Suppliers simply email in their standard bills, credit notes and statements to your Lightyear account.  Bills & receipts can also be uploaded with the mobile app. 

DATA EXTRACTION & AUTO - CODING

In real-time, line item data is extracted with incredible accuracy.  Product codes, quantities, unit prices ... line-by-line.  Lightyear's AI engine automates coding, right down to the line item level. 

ONE - CLICK APPROVALS, ANYWHERE

Bills are presented to individual approvers at the start of a customisable approvals workflow.  Inbuilt instant messaging, task management, notes and audit trails make approving bills a breeze.

AUTO - SYNCING OF DATA 

Approved data can be sent to multiple systems if required ... accounting data to ERP and stock data to Point of Sale or Job Management systems.  Your data - you decide.

ARCHIVE & DOCUMENT STORAGE 

Bills, credit notes and associated documents are stored for 7 years.  Find any document in seconds, then view notes and audit history.  Run custom reports.  Give your auditors access. 

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Accounting and 
Inventory / Point of Sale integrations

We integrate with the leading accounting and inventory platforms to make getting your data into these systems a simple process.

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