"In 2007 we automated our tax payment process. We now do more work with less personnel, can quickly and easily research customer payments and leverage the system for record retention requirements. Would recommend to anyone looking to automate check payment processing."
Itasca County, MN
To determine what level of account receivable automations you should consider the following:
There are four basic levels of in-house check processing software.
There are two basic levels of hosted solutions.
"Girard's has not only automated our entire accounts receivables processing function, it has also significantly reduced the time and effort required to process payments."
New Richmond Utilities, WI
We have found these have cause issues and headaches to the employees inputing them in your system.
- If the customer does not allow for the additional time necessary when initiating the online payment, it could result in late fees or service cutoffs. Thus, also the possibility of a call to customer service complaining they made the payment in time
- If the customer has the wrong account number on the check, the headache of looking up the correct account.
We provide a single connection point where you will receive your payments electronically. This will give you the benefit of receiving payments faster thereby increasing cash flow, eliminate the need to manage multiple electronic payment connections and reduce operating cost.
- Offers routing and settlement typically within 24 hours.
- Automatically edits customer account information according to your specifications.
- Eliminates the inefficiencies and expense of paper check processing.
- Provides a single connection to the vast majority of industry providers, avoiding the inconvenience of multiple connections.
"Girard’s has always been able to meet and exceed our expectations and we are very pleased with the service and software they provide."
Kwik Trip, WI
- You may either load your bills to our site or allow residents to enter their information before making a payment.
- Visitors then enter the search criteria you define to locate their bills or key-in their information, including an amount.
- Finally, payment is made by credit/debit card or electronic check and a receipt is displayed and emailed – it’s that simple.
Voice Response Payments
- Customers call a dedicated toll-free number to make a secure payment from their touchtone phone.
- Save money and staff time by allowing our automated solution to accept payments from even those without Internet access.
Our mobile payment solution uses only a smartphone and a QR (quick response) code or a web or email link for you to accept payments.
Digital Wallet Payments Made Instantly From Any Smartphone
- Scan a code.
- Select a card.
- Pay the bill.