Tutorials - How to use Abcom Lightyear

Invitbox has been rebranded as Lightyear, the following information is still relevant. We will update the information as it becomes available.

Register a New Company - Video Tutorial

Watch this video on how to Register a New Company

This tutorial will take you through:
  1. The differences between a Parent / Child / Standalone billing relationships
  2. How to create a Parent / Child / Standalone Lightyear account 

How to Set Up Your New Lightyear Account

Once you have created your account, watch this tutorial to navigate your way through Lightyear.
This video will take you through setting up your approvals process, connecting to your accounting software, adding users and other additional settings.
A quick walk through on the initial setup of your Lightyear account

How to Process Bills in Lightyear - Video Tutorial

Watch this video on Processing Bills in Lightyear

This video will take you through how to:
  1. Find/Try/Use Maps
  2. Map for Me
  3. Supplier set up
  4. Manual Entry

 

Approving Bills - Video Tutorial

Watch this video on Approving Bills in Lightyear

This video will take you through how to:
  1. Navigation
  2. Approve Bills
  3. "More" options
We'll also take you through some tips and tricks including things to look out for when approving bills such as
  1. Duplicate flags
  2. Rounding Issues
  3. Price Checking

 

Review Bills - Video Tutorial

Watch this video on Reviewing bills in Lightyear

This video will take you through how to:
  1. Review your approved bills
  2. Sign off the bills

 

Signed Off bills - Video Tutorial

Watch this video on Signing Off bills in Lightyear

This video will take you through how to:
  1. Select Signed Off bills 
  2. Export bills to your accounting software

 

Searching the Archive - Video Tutorial

Watch this video on Archiving bills in Lightyear

This video will take you through how to:
  1. Search bills in the Archive
  2. Run basic reports

 

Disputed Bills - Video Tutorial

Watch this video on Disputing bills in Lightyear

This video will take you through how to:
  1. Navigate and manage your Disputed tab
  2. Return bills for Approvals
  3. Trash bills from Disputed
  4. More Options

 

Managing Users - Video Tutorial

Watch this video on how to Manage Users

This video will take you through how to:
  1. Add a new user
  2. Delete a user
  3. Edit a users' rights
  4. Reset a user's password
  5. User Types & Permissions

Automatic Rounding Feature

How to apply automatic rounding to a row

Lightyear Mobile App

A quick run through of the Lightyear Mobile App

File Upload

File Upload is now available in Lightyear

 

Tool Tip

Automatic Supplier Statement Reconciliation

Linfox Armaguard

Support

Abcom Support


Remote Support
It is recommended that you use Microsoft Internet Explorer to launch remote support.