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Purchase orders (PO) and invoice process changes
Mater has moved to a new enterprise resource platform for finance, procurement and supply management.
The transition to the new solution is part of Mater’s continued commitment to transform our business processes and improve the experience for our customers, partners and people. The completed transition may take up to 12 months to finalise.
Suppliers and Contractors can click through to a quick reference guide outlining the new PO and invoice processing changes here.
Mater values our supplier and contractor relationships and appreciates your ongoing support.
With the move to the new system, Mater has adopted some changes to our purchase order and invoicing processes.
To support these changes and help ensure the efficient payment of invoices, Mater asks all suppliers and contractors to note and action the following requirements. Please note, invoicing processes may vary based on the supply for specific purposes, or to different Mater entities, as outlined below.
Quick links: Information for the supply of or invoicing to:
Please see Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for more information.
Please view Mater Purchasing of Goods and Services Conditions or Supplier Code of Conduct for more information on Mater's purchasing policies.
PO and invoice process changes
#Applies only to suppliers and contractors for:
Mater will introduce Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology for automated invoice processing. This automated process aims to support efficiencies on the quality and responsiveness of processing vendor invoices.
This change will require suppliers and contractors to follow the below processes. These include:
#Please note that exceptions include invoices sent to Mater Pharmacy, Body Corporate Companies and for Public Billing for Neurology, Springfield and Surgery Connect as well as Nursing Agency, where existing invoicing processes will not change and will continue to apply. See relevant information below.
The following processes apply to all Mater Body Corporate Companies and Pharmacy suppliers and contractors.
The following processes apply to Neuro, Springfield and Surgery Connect Public Billing suppliers and contractors
The following processes apply to all nursing agency suppliers and contractors.