Xero Purchase Order life cycle
Purchase Order creation
Purchase Order approval
When you submit a Purchase Order for approval, it will run through the predefined workflow. Only when all approvals for a Purchase Order have been collected will it be pushed to Xero with the "Approved" status.
The current Bill Approvers, Purchase Order Requesters and Administrators of an Organisation can match not yet approved Bills with Purchase Orders that have been approved, but not marked as Billed, and state the same currency and supplier. You'll find more details on matching here: Bill-to-PO matching.
Marking Purchase Order as "Billed"
When a Purchase Order has been fully approved / matched with a Bill, it can be marked as Billed in ApprovalMax and the status "Billed" will be synced to Xero. You'll find more details on marking Purchase Orders as Billed here: How can I mark a Purchase Order as Billed? This status can be set in Xero and synced to ApprovalMax and, if needed, get reversed as well.
Xero Bill life cycle
Bill creation There are several ways of creating Bills in ApprovalMax, please follow this link for details: How you can create Bills in ApprovalMax. Bill-to-PO matching The current Bill Approvers, Purchase Order Requesters and Administrators of an ...
Matching V2: How can I enable the new Bill-to-PO Matching v2?
If you've previously used Bill-to-PO matching, then request a Beta and proceed with the migration. If you haven't used matching before and you’d be interested in giving the new many-to-many matching a try, please contact us. After the Beta version ...
Matching V2: Up to which point in the workflow can Bill-to-PO Matching be done?
The Bill-to-PO Matching can be done up to the point where: The Bill is approved* The Purchase Order** is marked as "Billed"* Only an Organisation's Administrator has the authority to match/edit a matching when the Bill has been approved. ** Only ...
Matching V2: What is Bill-to-PO Matching?
ApprovalMax enables Approvers to manually match incoming Bills to the initial Purchase Orders before making their approval decision. This allows for much more control and accuracy at this stage of the approval process. Approvals can be restricted ...
Matching V2: Advanced settings for Bill-to-PO Matching
Firstly, the Administrator needs to ensure that "Purchase Order Matching" in the Bill approval workflow settings is enabled. To do so, go to the Bill Creation, Review and Approval workflow under "Approval workflows" and click on the gear menu. Then ...