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Netcash & Sage 300 People

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Initial once-off service key setup

  1. Click on Account Profile > NetConnector.
  2. Four keys will have to be activated.
  3. Click on salary payments and once the following steps have been done. Repeat for creditor payments, risk reports and account service.
    1. Insert an email address to receive notifications.
    2. Tick Postback URL active box.
    3. The predefined URL dropdown menu must be set to Sage
      VIP Payroll.
    4. The Statement download option is set to none.
    5. Choose from the following options: Ignore errors, Auto forward action date or Lock batch on upload.
    6. Click on the Submit button.
    7. The service key is generated and emailed to the email address linked to the service key.
  4. These four service keys are to be inserted into your payroll.
  1. Log into your 300 People account.
  2. Click on Company Management > Netcash > Service key validation.
  3. Insert the keys and add your Netcash account number.
  1. Then click on Validate service keys. Once validated the four tick boxes will be ticked.

Validation of bank accounts

  1. Validations of the company rules are to be done before any verifications can be done.
  2. In payroll select Company Management > Netcash > Bank account validation.
    1. Select the Company rule.
    2. Select the Status.
    3. Refresh and Search.
  1. Click on Validate. The system will run a bulk validation on the company rule.
  1. Once the validation has been done the system will provide you with a breakdown of any bank account that is invalid. These bank accounts can then be amended before verification.

Verification of bank accounts

  1. In payroll select Company Management > Netcash > Bank account verification.
    1. Select the Company rule.
    2. Select the Status.
    3. Refresh and Search.
  1. Select Upload. (Top left)
  1. The system will now process all the bank accounts and run a verification.
  1. The system will notify you once the verifications has been completed.
  1. Select your Netcash account and continue.
  1. The system will then display the bank accounts that has been sent to Netcash for verification.
  1. For future verifications on any new or change of any bank details, the same process can be followed on the payroll. The system will then verify new or changed bank accounts.
  2. In payroll select Company Management > Netcash > Bank account verification.
    1. Select the Company rule.
    2. Select the Status.
    3. Refresh and Search.
  1. To view the verification report on Netcash, log into your Netcash account.
  2. Click on Services > Risk reports > Reports > AVS.
  3. Once verified the status will be returned and will be able to view each verification report.

Net pay file export

  1. Once your payroll has been finalised, the batch can be exported to Netcash.
  2. In the payroll select the following > Company management > Payments.
  3. Select ACB.
  1. Select the Bank file header definition tab (this is a once-off
    setting).
    1.  Select Netcash on the bank file layout.
    2. Select the Export location.
    3. Sort sequence set to employee code.
    4. Select your default Netcash account.
    5. Add Default recipient reference.
  2. Then Close.
  1. Select the Bank file header definition tab (this is a once-off setting).
    1.  Select Netcash on the bank file layout.
    2. Select the Export location.
    3. Sort sequence set to employee code.
    4. Select your default Netcash account.
    5. Add Default recipient reference.
  2. Then Close.
  1. Select the Company rule and select Include employees.
  2. Then select Process.
  • Tick the Submit to Netcash tab.
  • Select the Payment date.
  • Select Process.
  1. Any bank account details that have not been validated by Netcash will be excluded from the batch.
  1. The batch has now been submitted to Netcash.
  2. The upload report will be sent to the person’s email address which was added to the service key settings. Alternatively, it can be viewed on Netcash > Account Profile > Integration tools > Batch file upload report.
  1. Log into your Netcash to view and authorise the salary batch.
  2. Services > Payments > Salaries > Salary batches.
  3. The batch will display the action date, service type, volume amount and status. The batch breakdown can also be viewed by clicking on the man icon.
  4. Once ready the batch can be authorised.
  5. An OTP will be sent to the user that is logged into the Netcash account and that has clicked on the authorise button. (depending on permissions that have been assigned to this user).
  1. By clicking in the man icon all the individual transactions can be viewed in the batch. It can be downloaded to various options.
  1. Click on Authorise next to the batch that you would like to process.
  2.  The confirm batch auhorisation screen is displayed. This is a summary of the salary batch including charges, notifications, and choice of funding options.
    • Pay against available balance if there is sufficient credit in your Netcash account.
    • Transfer funds if you need to fund the Netcash clearing account for payment.
  3. Read and accept the terms and conditions, then select Authorise.
Notes: Batches can be unauthorised until 13h00 on the date they are to be processed on the Same day service and by 13h00 one business day before the payments day for the Dated payment service.
  1. Should you select to pay using the Available balance option you will then be re-directed to the Confirm batch authorisations screen.
  2. Insert the One Time Pin (OTP) sent to your cell number or Google Authenticator pin.
  3. Click OK.
  4. Your Salary Batch is now authorised and will be scheduled to run on the selected date.
  5. If you require additional authorisers, the batch will be awaiting further authorisation. Please inform the additional authorisers of this.
  1. If you are paying using the Will make bank transfer option, you will be prompted to insert the following information:
    1. The Date when the transfer will be made.
    2. The Netcash Account you will be transferring to.
    3. The Amount to be transferred.
    4. The Extra fields are optional for reconciliation purposes.
    5. Click Next.
  2. Click on Print report in order to obtain details of the Netcash clearing that you need to fund.
    Please ensure your transfer has the correct reference.
  3. Click Authorise to confirm your bank transfer.
  4. Insert the One Time Pin (OTP) sent to your cell number or Google Authenticator pin and click Authorise.
  5. Your salary batch is now authorised and will be scheduled to run on the selected date.
  6. If you require additional authorisers, the batch will be awaiting further authorisation – please inform the additional authorisers of this.
Notes: One Time Pins are session-based, this means that as long as you are logged in into your Netcash account, you can use the same OTP to authorise. Where multiple authorisations are required, only the first authoriser needs to insert the OTP.

Third-party payments file export

  1. All bank accounts for third parties need to be added individually and validated on the bank details tab on the entity.
  2. Select Entity management > Entity.
  1. Add the banking details and validate the bank details.
  1. Once bank accounts have been validated the third-party batch can be exported.
  2. Select company Management > Payments.
  3. Select beneficiary ACB.
  1. Create the bank file layout as was done for the Net Pay exports.
    1. Select Netcash on the bank file layout.
    2. Select the Export location.
    3. Sort sequence set to employee code.
    4. Select your Default Netcash account.
    5. Add Default recipient reference.
  2. Then Close.
  1. Select Include beneficiaries.
  2. Then Process.
  • Tick the Submit to Netcash tab.
  • Select the Payment date.
  • Select Process.
  1. The beneficiary batch has now been set Netcash.
  2. Log into your Netcash to view and authorise the salary batch.
  3. Services > Payments > Creditors > Creditor batches.
  4. The batch will display the action date, service type, volume amount and status. The batch breakdown can also be viewed by clicking on the man icon.
  5. Once ready the batch can be authorised.
  6. An OTP will be sent to the user that is logged into the Netcash account and that has clicked on the authorise button. (depending on permissions that have been assigned to this user).
  1. The Confirm batch authorisation screen is displayed. This is a summary of the creditor batch including charges, notifications and a choice of funding options:
    1. Use available balance if there is sufficient credit in your Netcash account.
    2. Will make bank transfer if you need to fund the Netcash clearing account for payment.
  2. Read and accept the terms and conditions, then click on Authorise.
Note: Batches can be unauthorised until 13h00 on the date they are to be processed on the Same day service and by 13h00 one business day before the payments day for the Dated payment service.
  1. Should you elect to pay using available balance you will then be re-directed to the Confirm Batch authorisations screen.
  2. Insert the One Time Pin (OTP) sent to your cell number or Google authenticator pin.
  3. Click OK.
  4. Your creditor batch is now authorised and will be scheduled to run on the selected date.

Note: If you require additional authorisers, please inform them to authorise the batch before cut-off.

  1. If you are paying using the Will make bank transfer option, you will be prompted to insert the following information:
    1. The Date when the transfer will be made.
    2. The Netcash account you will be transferring to.
    3. The Amount to be transferred.
    4. The extra fields are optional for reconciliation purposes.
  2. Click on Next.
  3. Click on Print report in order to obtain details of the Netcash clearing that you need to fund.
Note: Please make sure your transfer has the correct reference.
  1. Click Authorise to confirm your bank transfer.
  2. Insert the One Time Pin (OTP) sent to your cell number or Google authorisation pin.
  3.  Your creditor Batch is now authorised and will be scheduled to run on the selected date.
Note: One Time Pins are session-based. This means that as long as you are logged in into your Netcash account, you can use the same OTP to authorise. Where multiple authorisations are required, only the first authoriser needs to insert the OTP.
Need more assistance?

Contact your Relationship Consultant on 0861 338 338 or email us on support@netcash.co.za