How do I change BACS file formats?

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As a System Administrator, you can change the format of the BACS files depending on the requirements of the BACS Service Provider (usually a bank). You can view the BACs format by navigating to the folder where you keep the BACS files and opening the relevant file.

Set up the BACS file format

  1. Navigate to the Select BACS Format window.
    Go to Cintra iQ: System Administration> Manage File Folders> Manage BACS File Folders.
  2. Click the Specify BACS Folder button. The Select BACS File window appears. 


    The formats within this functionality will continue to increase as and when available.

  3. Select the In Use option in the desired format record. 
  4. Click the Apply button to save. 
  5. Click the OK button to exit.


View the BACS Format 

  1. Navigate to the Process BACS and Other Payment Files form. 
    Go to Cintra iQ: Payroll> Payroll Tools> Paying Out> Pay Employees.
  2. Pay the Employees.
  3. Click the Bank Files button. 
  4. Navigate to the relevant location.
  5. Open the file.


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