Processing Expense Reports


As an internal Certify Accountant, you will receive an email advising you that an expense report has been submitted for processing. This article shows you how to review and process an expense report in Certify. 

Step 1: On your account homepage, select Processing Requests

Please Note: For those using Flexible Workflow, the queue will be labeled Approval Requests as with this workflow method, these reports can still be forwarded to another approver if needed. 

Step 2: On the next page, you will see all of the expense reports awaiting your approval. To view an expense report, select the Employee name or the view (document) icon under the View column to open the expense report in a new browser window.

Step 3: On the next page, you will have an option to expand all details for a different view. Select the View icon on the right to expand or collapse the details.

To view a specific receipt in an expense line, click the view (document) icon next to the expense line, under the Receipt column. A red exclamation mark under the Receipt column indicates that there is no receipt image attached to the expense line. A green checkmark in the Receipt column indicates that there is no receipt image attached to the expense line, however, no receipt is required for this expense according to your company policy. 

To view vendor and location details, click the arrow (>) under the Details column. A red exclamation mark under the Details column indicates that the expense may be out of company policy.

Step 4: If you have a question about an expense line or about the expense report, there are several actions available under the Other Actions menu. To access this menu, click the arrow (>) under the Approval column.

Step 5: After you have finished reviewing the expense report, select Process Expense Report.

Please Note: To disapprove an expense report, rather than processing, see Disapproving an Expense Report

Step 6: On the next page, a list of expense reports that will be processed is displayed. Click Next

Step 7: On the next page, select a processing date for the listed expense reports. Click Next


Step 8: Confirm that the expense reports listed should be processed on the selected date. Click Next

Step 9: On the next page, you will see a confirmation that the expense reports have now been processed. To view an Accounts Payable Report for the processed expense reports, select View Accounts Payable Report for this Expense Report under Batch Report Data.


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