The Recurring Payable functionality allows you to mass create Payables (Vendor Invoices) that recur on a monthly, quarterly, semi-annual or annual basis.
You can create a single Recurring Payable, often used for the initial vendor invoice received, and Recurring Payables in batches.
Note: Accounting Seed restricts the number of Recurring Payable Lines within a single Recurring Payable to 500 lines to prevent errors based on Salesforce limits when creating records. Additionally, there is a limit set on how many records can be created at one time using the Create or Create & Post buttons on the Create Payable intermediate screen. The limit is 500 records for Recurring Payables.
Create a Single Payable form a Single Recurring Payable Template
- Navigate to Accounting Home and click the Setup tab. Then, under the Automations menu, click Recurring Payables.
- Select a list view (other than the Recently Viewed list view).
- Select a Recurring Payable template to use to create a Payable.
- Once in the single Recurring Payable, click Create Payable.
An intermediate screen display for previewing the Payable.
Note: The Date on each Payable Line will automatically default to the Next Payable Date from the Recurring Payable template. This date can be modified, if necessary.
- If satisfied, click Create or Create & Post.
Note: When the Create & Post button is clicked (from the detail or list view), an asynchronous posting process is started. This is a form of timing protocol for the system to begin an operation once another one has completed. When all posting requirements are met, the record is posted. If there are errors during the posting process, the posting silently fails and an Activity record is created with details about the failure. This can be accessed from the Today’s Tasks widget on the Homepage or from the All Activities tab on the record.