Set Up Bank Reference Files

To process electronic payments, you must first set up bank reference files to determine how payment data should be imported or exported.

To set up a bank reference file

  1. Choose the Search for Page or Report icon, enter Bank Reference File Setup, and then choose the related link.

  2. On the General FastTab, fill in the fields as described in the following table.

    Field Description
    No. Specifies a bank account code.
    Export Reference Payments Enter the full path of the payment file to export.
    Import Reference Payments Enter the full path of the payment file to import.
    Currency Exchange Rate File Enter the full path of the currency exchange rate file.
    Inform. of Appl. Cr. Memos Select to display credits applied to invoices on the payment recipient's account statement.
  3. On the Foreign Payments FastTab, fill in the fields as described in the following table.

    Field Description
    Export Foreign Payments Enter the full path of the payment file to export to foreign banks.
    Due Date Handling Select how due date processing should be applied to foreign payments.

    Batch – All payments in the file receive the same payment date.

    –or–

    Transaction – Each payment in the file receives a transaction-specific payment date. Contact your bank to determine whether this setting should be used.
    Default Service Fee Code Select a default service fee code for foreign banks.
    Default Payment Method Select a default payment method for foreign payments.
    Exchange Rate Contract No. Enter the exchange rate contract number.
    Allow Comb. Foreign Pmts. Select to combine all foreign payments made to one recipient in one day from the same bank account.
  4. On the SEPA FastTab, fill in the fields as described in the following table.

    Field Description
    Bank Party ID Enter a SEPA bank party ID. Note: This field is only used for the SEPA pain.001.001.02 standard.
    File Name Enter the full path of the SEPA payment file. Note: This field is only used for the SEPA pain.001.001.02 standard.

    Important

    To export vendor payments using the SEPA standard, you must fill the Payment Export Format field on the Bank Account Card page.

  5. Choose the OK button.

See Also

Electronic Banking in Finland
Generate Payment Files
Disregard Payment Discounts