Gather your information

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Gather your information

Before you start using The Scheduler, have the following information available to simplify getting going.

[1] Originator ID / Client Number

This will be a 10 character value provided by the bank identifying your organization. If you have not received this number, 9999999999 can be entered temporarily.

 

Note: A valid 10 character ID must be entered before sending your EFT file to the bank.

Originator ID:

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[2] Your bank account information

When creating EFT Folders, you will need to enter your bank account information in the Settlement Account and Returned Items fields.

Transit:

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Financial Institution (Bank):

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Account Number:

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[3] Receiving Centre

Your bank will provide you with this 5 digit number if required. Some financial institutions refer to this as the "Destination Centre". If you have not received this value, 99999 can be entered temporarily.

 

Note: If your bank requires this field, a 5 character ID must be entered before sending your EFT file to the bank.

Receiving / Destination Centre:

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Location (Optional)

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[4] Client Void Cheque

When adding clients in The Scheduler, you will need a void cheque from each client. The Canadian Payment Association (CPA) requires EFT authorization from your clients. We have a CPA approved agreement in The Scheduler. See PAC/PAD Authorization panel

Transit:

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Financial Institution (Bank):

___________________________________________________

Account Number:

___________________________________________________

Suggestions from the Help Desk:

Click the link to our web site and bookmark this help manual in your browser for future reference.

Review the Reading cheque MICR code section if you need assistance reading the coding on Canadian and US cheques.