Invoice Approval Software   

Instant Data Extraction - line by line

Automated Bookkeeping

Approvals Process 

Accounting & Inventory Sync 

Online Archive & Reporting

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Increase Efficiency

Get up to 80% of your teams time back with real-time automated bookkeeping

Connect your teams

Collaborate with your internal team members, accountants, bookkeepers and suppliers

Add more value

Cut out the time consuming tasks and have your team focused on the important stuff. 

​How it Works

Receive

  • Email - suppliers can email documents directly to a dedicated inbox e.g. yourcompany@lightyear.cloud.
  • Upload - drag & drop or upload from your computer.
  • Mobile app - snap photos of your documents and upload to your account, instantly.

Extract

  • Speed & Accuracy - all relevant data extracted with 100% accuracy in real-time.
  • Line-items - Lightyear extracts line-item data including product codes and unit prices.
  • Automated bookkeeping - Lightyear's AI engine automates coding, right down to line-item level.

Approve

  • Customisable - An automated approval process for up to 5 levels of approvers.
  • Efficiency - Documents are presented for one click approval in real-time.
  • Communication - Have real-time conversations between your approvers, supply chain and finance team.

Sync

  • Accounting - export data into accounting systems via API or CSV export.
  • Inventory - Automate data-entry into inventory systems.
  • ERP - export your accounting and inventory data to keep your business running smoothly. 

Archive

  • Accessibility - Access your documents and records anytime, anywhere. 
  • Reporting - Access real-time data and insights to help you make better business decisions. 
  • Audit trail - Lightyear create's a fully tax-office compliant audit trail with each click.

Who is Lightyear for?

Any Business

Accountants & Bookkeepers

Lightyear was designed to fit the requirements of any type of business.  
Whether you are just starting off, or you are a global enterprise, Lightyear has the solution to streamline your Payables and will scale with your business.

Spend more time focused on growing your business and let Lightyear handle the Bookkeeping.  
Lightyear fully automates bookkeeping for your clients' Accounts Payables, meaning you can focus on providing value-added services

We recognise that smart businesses are more likely to be successful with highly skilled and trusted partners. That’s why we take partnerships with accountants and bookkeepers very seriously!

What our Customers say

"It is a slick, effective and efficient add on to any accounting system and I would have no hesitation in recommending both the product and the support team involved. I have great peace of mind, that we are subscribing to one of the best, forward thinking providers of this service in the industry. 
Lightyear is a time saviour and a cost/benefit winner!!"
Bernie Simpson
Burger King t/a Windmill NI
"Over the last number of years, Lightyear has saved us countless hours in invoice processing time, improved our AP processes and accuracy, and provided insightful reporting to help us identify efficiencies in the business as we grew. The Lightyear team provides outstanding customer service and support, and have become a long-term and trusted partner to Stone & Wood"

Ross Jurisich

Stone & Wood

"Lightyear is a fantastic product which we use across our hospitality client base as well using internally as a firm. It has an easy to use interface and not only helps with eliminating data-entry but also facilitates better business processes around the accounts payable and invoice approval function. I have no hesitation in recommending this product to any of my clients."

Mitch Stone

PKF Australia

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The Features that Power Lightyear

Line by Line Data Extraction

Immediate, accurate and detailed data extracted from bills, statements and receipts. 

Instant and Accurate Data-Extraction

Extract all line-item data instantly and accuracy from your bills and statements.

Intelligent Rules Automation

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

Automated Statement Reconciliation

Automatically reconcile and store supplier statements in your archive. 

Multi-tiered Approvals Workflow

Customisable and intuitive - route bills to the relevant approvers automatically and immediately.

Fixed Audit Trail

The approvals process creates a fixed audit trail. Give you auditor ready only access for audits. 
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Integrate Lightyear with your Accounting Software

+ many more via export/import widget

* non-cloud accounting software solutions also included via import/export functionality. 

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Automatically route invoices

Lightyear presents your invoices and bills to the person who's job it is to approve them. No more wasting time chasing approval. 

Customise your approval process

Customisable and intuitive. Customise your approval workflow to have 2 or 3 levels of approval before invoices are exported to your accounting software. 

Full audit trail

Create a full audit trail on every invoice with each click by your team. Give your auditor read-only access at audit time. HMRC/ATO/IRNZ approved.

Mobile App

Approve your invoices on the go with the Lightyear mobile app. Save time and always be connected to your AP automation software through the mobile app. 

The Features that Power Lightyear

Line-item data-extraction

Immediate, accurate and detailed data extracted from bills, statements and receipts. 

Immediate data-extraction

Extract all the data in under 2 minutes no matter the type of document. 

Intelligent Rules Automation

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

Automated Statement Reconciliation

Automatically reconcile and store supplier statements in your archive

Price Checker

Automatically price check every product purchased against agreed supplier pricing.

Tax Office Compliant Storage

Document image and a full audit trail stored for your regulatory period.

Integrate Lightyear with your Accounting Software

+ many more via export/import widget

* non-cloud accounting software solutions also included via import/export functionality. 

Start your 30-day free trial, book a demo or speak to us now to get going

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