It is important that the following steps are followed to ensure that Accounts Payable can process the invoice on a timely basis:

  • A completed online requisition is processed timely in Banner for Purchasing.
  • A completed PO is approved by Purchasing and forwarded to the vendor.
  • Vendor ships product or service.
  • Upon receipt in Central Receiving or in the department, a receipt is entered into Banner for merchandise received/services performed.
  • The vendor invoice is entered into Banner by accounts payable completing the "3–way match"
  • Vendor invoice(s) are scheduled for payment.

Please note steps (1) and (2) must be completed so that the receiving process will function properly with Regular Purchase Orders.

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