Once a pay run has been locked, you can download the bank file to process the payments through your online banking.
Export a Bank File from the Pay Run Report
If you have navigated away from the pay run, to export the bank file:
- Go to Payroll > Process Payroll > Process Pay Runs or Reports > Payroll > Pay Run Report
In Report Settings, set the Pay Run Status drop-down to Locked > Go.
Tick the checkbox for the pay run.
- Click Export > Export Selected Pay Bank File(s).
This will export the selected pay run in a .zip file (or similar), so you will need to extract the bank file before uploading to your bank. You can also select multiple pay runs and each will generate a separate bank file in the .zip file.
Export a Bank File from Within a Pay Run
You can also download an individual .aba file from within the pay run itself.
Go to Payroll > Process Payroll > Process Pay Runs > search for and select the relevant pay run > Export Results > Pay Bank File.
This process will generate a bank file for the related pay run only..
Upload a Bank File
Regardless of the method used to export the bank file, it will generate and be downloaded onto your computer in the format required to be uploaded into your online banking portal.
If you are unable to find the file, you'll need to confirm where your computer is configured to store downloaded files. from your browser.
After processing the payments and validating your data, you can mark the pay run as Paid.