Download the Format File
You will have been sent a file containing the parameters needed to define the required BACs format (Note: this file will need to be stored either on your PC or a shared server. This file is only used during the Initial Set Up stage below).
Initial Set Up
Within Payroll > Definitions > General, you will need to access the program Transfer Templates
Enter a code to the reference field e.g. BACS
Enter a description to the description field e.g. BACS Transfer
In Type, select value BACS
Select value User Defined from drop-down list of available options for Format Style
Leave Function blank
Enter name and full path of where to create the BACS file in Create file, e.g. c:\bacs.txt
Leave Invoke blank
Click Import, browse to the file stored above. Click Open and the format file will be imported.
Click Save and Close.
Within Payroll > Reports > Payments, you will need to access program BACS Processing
Select correct Payroll Template from drop-down list and click Next
Select BACS (Note: or what you called the above entry) and from the drop-down list, click Next
The option of entering a date will then be given. (Note: this is only required if the format that you have requested requires a payment date as part of its format)
If you wish to continue, click Yes
The egg timer will show until the process has completed
The file will now have been created for transmission.