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The future of Accounts Payable processing.

Many Australian organisations struggle with large transaction volumes, labour-intensive manual processes, and compliance issues, which can lead to significant employee hours, delays, duplication of payments and costly errors in Accounts Payable.

Imagine immediate, pain-free payments with high levels of accuracy. Think securely digitised Cloud-based invoices so you can access data anywhere, anytime, on any device. Get greater visibility over your financial processes, so you’re always in control of your spending. Our Automated Accounts Payable (AAP) solution works seamlessly with your existing or legacy ERP systems, simplifying data transfer, reducing your invoice storage, and eliminating time wasted on paper-based approvals.

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Speed. Accuracy. Control. Discover pain-free AP.

Capture any data in any format with a single, smarter system. Match captured images, data, and even multiple line items without manual entry. Pair invoices with outstanding purchase orders instantly. Review, modify and approve workflows on the go via our secure, Cloud and permissions-based online portal and easy-to-use interface. Included ongoing maintenance and optimisation help reduce your overheads, enhance your compliance, and build long-term business benefits.

Automated Accounts Payable seamlessly integrates with our eInvoicing solution and as an accredited Peppol Access Point provider in Australia, we can futher integrate your eInvoices with the Peppol payment framework for streamlined payments that are secure and 100% accurate. 

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Welcome to the future of Accounts Payable.

Cut costly errors.

Decrease manual handling and data entry, reduce noise from repeat vendor invoices, and prevent duplicate payments. Reduce hidden costs like workflow and time-to approval costs, and time spent tracking, finding and replaying invoices.

Reduce processing delays.

Automatically route your invoices through the correct workflows to predefined roles and against agreed business rules. There’s no delay or legacy system bottlenecks. Straight-through processing means your invoices are paid automatically without the need for approval.

Decrease fraud and cybercrime.

Stop scams designed to trick your systems into making unauthorised payments with cognitive capture and AI-powered matching techniques. Pay the right people at the right time, every time.

Cloud-based AP Automation

Scalable and flexible online AAP that integrates with all major ERP offerings, acting as the central hub for your AP. No need for infrastructure or capital investment and our flexible pricing models mean you can plug in, and get started.

Adaptive and intelligent.

Build workflows to your specific business rules, so every invoice follows the right approval flow, every time, for standardisation efficiencies, greater compliance, and unrivalled accuracy. Plus, it works easily with your existing ERP systems for a seamless transition.

Gain greater visibility and control.

See everything in one place with spend analytics: payments, transaction costs, bottlenecks, spending patterns, errors, compliance failures and data breaches. Get deeper business insights and greater visibility so you can make more informed decisions.

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Download the Automated Accounts Payable data sheet to gain pain-free AP!


Reduce the time your staff spends on manual and tedious Accounts Payable processing. Give them back the time to use their skills on more strategic and beneficial tasks for the business by automating your Accounts Payable processing.

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Delivered by experts. Trusted by industry leaders.

25+ years' experience.

Our focus on innovation, sustainability and lean business practices mean your organisation enjoys greater levels of efficiency, better environmental sustainability outcomes, and improved financial performance.

AP as a service.

Set up once and forget. CBS's AAP works with any ERP system, straight out of the gate, without upgrades or modifications. Compliance is ensured, with fixed cost processing bringing greater visibility and cost control.

Customer-focused experts.

When you work with us, we’ll match you to the best people, processes and technology to meet your organisational needs, ensuring absolute security, the latest advances, and total peace of mind for your business.

No infrastructure investment.

Our AAP solutions are hosted off-site, with no upfront licensing costs, no need to license, access to the latest version always, and a guaranteed 98.5% minimum data accuracy..

The ultimate in AP accuracy.

With minimum accuracy built into our SLAs starting at 98.5% (document level field) within 24 hours, you’ll enjoy unrivalled payment speed, precision to deal with payment demands, and peace of mind.

Unmatched data security.

The Canon Business Services ANZ (CBS) Cloud-based AAP solution combines people, robust disaster recovery and business continuity processes, and technology to build the fastest, most accurate and secure system possible..

What are the 4 functions of accounts payable?

The four primary functions of accounts payable are:

  • Invoice Processing: Capturing and processing supplier invoices.
  • Approval Process: Automating workflows for invoice approval.
  • Payment Processing: Facilitating payment to suppliers.
  • Expense Management: Tracking and managing expenses related to payables.
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Should you outsource accounts payable?

Outsourcing accounts payable can be beneficial for medium-sized Australian businesses looking to reduce processing costs, eliminate manual tasks, and improve cash flow. By partnering with an AP automation solution provider in Australia, you can leverage their expertise and fully integrated AP system to handle your payable processes effectively.

“Canon Business Services ANZ’s Automated AP solution is well known in the finance world, and it has allowed us to improve invoice processing times and gain greater visibility and transparency of the overall process, especially through the reporting provided. In addition, it’s important for us to be able to drill down on and manipulate key data to meet our requirements.” Retail Customer

Case Study

Case study AU: The Compass Group reduces manual invoice handling

The Compass Group Australia reduced their payper invoice processing by 80% with Automated AP and CBS.
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Our Approach

We believe no business succeeds alone–and that every organisation should focus on its core business and outsource the rest.

That’s why we take the time to really understand your business goals and find the right-fit solution to keep you agile, resilient and thriving. Then we put the industry’s best to work on the challenges you want to solve.

Stay one step ahead with the right technology, process, automation and talent to keep you moving forward at all times.

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