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Invoice Management and Accounts Payable Solutions

Streamline invoice management and accounts payables and reduce costs with automated exception handling, validation, and routing of invoices

Gain better control of invoicing processes with SAP software for invoice management and accounts payable to increase cash flow, enhance cash requirements and payment visibility, reduce costs, minimize fraud, and improve vendor relations. Integrate electronic documents into your accounts payable process for faster and more accurate invoice processing, and help ensure that invoices reach intended destinations on time. Enhance vendor relations, which can lead to better pricing and payment terms.

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Solution Capabilities

Included Capabilities

Achieve new levels of efficiency by enabling touchless invoicing on a global scale with SAP S/4HANA
  • Empower your organization and your suppliers with advanced invoice management that leverages an intelligent network to post invoices straight through.
  • Speed invoice processing by eliminating paper-based and manual activities and integrating quickly with back-office systems.
  • Reduce costs and maximize early-payment discounts by accelerating invoice processing.
Invoice Management
Run invoice management processes quickly, compliantly, and timely with SAP S/4HANA
  • Simplify and automate invoice processing, from creation and management to monitoring and routing.
  • Access relevant and real-time accounts payable and invoice information anytime, anywhere, and on any device.
  • Communicate with the entire network suppliers and engage in e-invoicing through Ariba Network.
Financial Supply Chain
Turn payables into strategic assets with SAP S/4HANA to enhance financial supply chain performance
  • Earn double-digit cash returns with prorated or dynamic, early payment discounts, while helping suppliers reduce days sales outstanding.
  • Manage payment terms to maintain or extend days payable outstanding to free up cash.
  • Close the procure-to-pay loop with secure electronic payment, rich remittance, and improved visibility to reduce supplier inquiries.  
Indirect Tax
Audit and analyze fiscal data with SAP S/4HANA to achieve real-time indirect tax management
  • Integrate indirect tax management processes with technology to help comply with Brazilian tax standards and mandates.
  • Save time and money by reducing operational costs with real-time auditing, analysis, and assessment of fiscal information.
  • Eliminate direct and indirect costs by improving the accuracy of fiscal planning and tax payment.
Payments and Bank Communications

Speed decision making by reducing fees and borrowing costs using SAP S/4HANA to streamline processes and communications

  • Ensure compliance by using rules-based approval workflows that guarantee proper payment approvals and documentation.
  • Decrease dependency on banks and the need to transfer cash to regions with central, in-house control over cash.
  • Reduce bank fees, borrowing costs, and unnecessary loan requests by consolidating global banking relationships and connections.
Accounts Payable

Record and manage accounts payable data from vendors

SAP software enables accounts payable departments to record and manage all accounts payable data and then integrate that data with a company’s purchasing system. Postings to accounts payable are simultaneously recorded in the general ledger. All standard payment methods are supported. Cash management is updated with figures from the invoice to allow for liquidity planning. All country-specific payment formats can be leveraged for adaptation to local country rules and regulations.


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Gain control of your invoice management

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Ensure compliance with e-invoicing regulations

The ability to support common tax methods such as VAT, GST, PST, and withholding taxes is vital to making e-invoicing practical for global commerce. Learn why the Ariba Network is uniquely qualified to accommodate these global business requirements, facilitating tax compliance and support of other e-invoice regulations for the European Union and countries around the world. 

Manage invoices more efficiently

Take control of accounts payable with invoice management solutions from SAP. Choose from robust on-premise software or cloud-based solutions that let you make the most of best-practice knowledge and proven workflow processes. Our integrated networked approach provides access to the Ariba Network, one of the world’s largest business networks.

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