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Lightyear's Gartner Awards

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Gartner Reports

Gartner are a global research and advisory firm providing some of the best and most relevant information, advice, and tools for leaders in IT, finance, HR, customer service and support, communications, legal and compliance, marketing, sales, and supply chain functions.

As a direct result of our dedication to our customers, Lightyear has been named as the Gartner Software Advice FrontRunner  for Accounts Payable in both 2020 & 2021, far outstripping the competition. We were unbeaten by a large margin in terms of usability, value for money and customer support. 
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GetApp Accounts Payable Category Leader

As of January 2021 Lightyear has also been named as the GetApp Category Leader for Accounts Payable. Lightyear has been named as one of the industry leaders by GetApp, a software advisory site run by Gartner.         

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Capterra Shortlist Finalists

Lightyear has also been shortlisted by another trusted Gartner software site  Capterra  within the Accounts Payable category as of January 2021. 

About us

Lightyear is a global Software as a Service (SaaS) business focused on developing and building cutting edge fintech products for businesses and accountants and bookkeepers. Lightyear was founded in 2017 by successful fintech entrepreneurs Chris Gregg & Roger Gregg. With offices in Australia and the United Kingdom, Lightyear's Payables & Procurement Platform is available in more than 40 countries across North America, EMEA and APAC.

Lightyear has developed its own data extraction technology which delivers best in class speed and accuracy, removing all data entry and errors from data processing. Our Procurement and Accounts Payable platform is revolutionising an archaic business process. As of January 2021 we are processing more than 7 Billion USD of invoices per annum for Businesses around the world.

Good software shouldn't be difficult. The Lightyear approach is simple: Build great products, great teams and always respect our customers.

The features that power Lightyear

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Purchase Orders

Create, approve and send PO's to your suppliers for immediate ordering. Match your POs with your deliveries and invoices for 3-way matching. 

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Intelligent Data Extraction

Extract all the line items from your suppliers invoices, credit notes and statements. Extract data from receipts too!

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Automated Bookkeeping

Set bookkeeping automation rules for GL coding, tracking categories and supplier tax rates.  Set rules based on supplier or Invoice specific criteria.

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Multi-tiered approvals process to approve your supplier invoices for payment and purchase orders. Get up to 5 levels of approval. 

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Auto Reconcile Statements

Touchless Supplier statement reconciliation.  Lightyear will Automatically reconcile your supplier statements and flag variances for review.

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Integrate your data with your Accounting, ERP and Inventory softwares. With our cloud API integrations you can sync your data 2 way in one click. 

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