Accounts Payable and Enrolment forms

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Stephanie Mottershead

Dear Bishop Burton College,

1. I would like some information about the college's current Accounts Payable processes, please indicate:

_where the Accounts Payable team is currently based and if centralised?
_ which finance system/accounting software the finance team uses to process supplier invoices?
_ how many suppliers do you have?
_ number of staff manually processing the invoices?
_ volume of paper and electronic invoices processed per annum?
_ are paper invoices scanned at all? Before or after payment?
_ any plans to look at invoice automation/ OCR scanning in the next 6 months to a year?
_ If OCR/ Invoice automation systems already in place please indicate name of supplier

2. And finally, please let me know how many enrolment forms you receive per annum?
_Do you receive them by post, fax, email or online?
_Are they manually processed by a team of people (i.e. is the forms data manually keyed in into a database)?

I look forward to a reply by email.

Yours faithfully,

Stephanie Mottershead

Bishop Burton College

Hi Stephanie

Thank you for your email which I have forwarded on to the FOI Officer

Regards

Mags Grayson
Learner Services

Freedom of Information request - Accounts Payable and Enrolment forms

Stephanie Mottershead to: FOI requests at Bishop 24/05/2011 15:13
Burton College

Dear Bishop Burton College,

1. I would like some information about the college's current
Accounts Payable processes, please indicate:

_where the Accounts Payable team is currently based and if
centralised?
_ which finance system/accounting software the finance team uses to
process supplier invoices?
_ how many suppliers do you have?
_ number of staff manually processing the invoices?
_ volume of paper and electronic invoices processed per annum?
_ are paper invoices scanned at all? Before or after payment?
_ any plans to look at invoice automation/ OCR scanning in the next
6 months to a year?
_ If OCR/ Invoice automation systems already in place please
indicate name of supplier

2. And finally, please let me know how many enrolment forms you
receive per annum?
_Do you receive them by post, fax, email or online?
_Are they manually processed by a team of people (i.e. is the forms
data manually keyed in into a database)?

I look forward to a reply by email.

Yours faithfully,

Stephanie Mottershead

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Dear Stephanie

FOI

As requested please see attachment

Regards

Mags Grayson
Learner Services.

Dear Bishop Burton College,

1. I would like some information about the college's current
Accounts Payable processes, please indicate:

_where the Accounts Payable team is currently based and if
centralised?
_ which finance system/accounting software the finance team uses to
process supplier invoices?
_ how many suppliers do you have?
_ number of staff manually processing the invoices?
_ volume of paper and electronic invoices processed per annum?
_ are paper invoices scanned at all? Before or after payment?
_ any plans to look at invoice automation/ OCR scanning in the next
6 months to a year?
_ If OCR/ Invoice automation systems already in place please
indicate name of supplier

2. And finally, please let me know how many enrolment forms you
receive per annum?
_Do you receive them by post, fax, email or online?
_Are they manually processed by a team of people (i.e. is the forms
data manually keyed in into a database)?

I look forward to a reply by email.

Yours faithfully,

Stephanie Mottershead

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