Pay Method

The Pay Method field in the AP Payment Workfile form's grid.

This field's default value comes from the payment method assigned to the transaction record. You can change it to one of the following:

  • N-Viewpoint ePayments (U.S. only)

    Even if you intend to use this pay method, you're not required to select it here because at the moment you generate the ePayments file, you are given the option to change the pay method originally assigned. For details, see the field help for Payment Methods in the AP Viewpoint ePayments Export form.

  • C-Check
  • E-EFT
  • S-Credit Service

If you want to change the selection to E-EFT, you must also specify the necessary bank account information in the AP Vendors form (Payment Method tab, EFT Info section). For more information, see Setting a Payment Method. If you have not specified bank account information, the system will display an error but will allow you to save the record.

If you want to change the selection to S-Credit Service, you must also specify the necessary credit service information in the AP Company Parameters form (Payment Services tab). This information includes the credit service provider (Comdata or EFS), credit service CM account number, and any other necessary credit service information. For more information, see Setting Credit Services Information. If you have not specified credit service information, the system will display an error but will allow you to save the record.

If you change the selection to S-Credit Service, the system will update the CM Acct field with the account you specified for the credit service in the AP Vendors form (CM Acct field, Payment Services tab). If you change this field from S-Credit Service to either C-Check or E-EFT, the system will update the CM Acct field to use the correct account based on one of the following methods: AP Transaction Entry; batch posted from MS Haul Payment Worksheet or MS Material Payment Worksheet; or based on the CM Acct to use if not assigned in the transaction field located above the workfile grid.

Note:

If you are using Comdata as your credit service provider, the system will check to see if you specified a credit service email for the vendor in the AP Vendors form (Payment Service Email field, Payment Method tab). If you have not specified an email address, the system will display a warning, but will allow you to save the record.