File transfer

Direct connection to PostFinance

Link your bookkeeping to payment transactions with the right connection for business customers. This enables you to create a direct connection to PostFinance very easily.

File transfer: easy interconnection between your bookkeeping and payment transactions

  • Direct connection between your accounts or your cash management application and PostFinance

  • A range of possibilities are available in addition to e-finance

  • Four different connection types

  • Connection types Advantages Products Electronic documents
    Connection types
    E-finance
    Advantages
    • Flexible management
    • Distribution of access rights
    Products

    EPO, CH-DD, ISR/OSR, e-bill

    Electronic documents
    PDF, XML ISO 20022, MT9XX
    Connection types
    EBICS
    Advantages
    • Uniform, multibank-compatible communication and safety standard
    • Prerequisite for efficient payment transactions
    Products

    EPO, CH-DD, ISR/OSR

    Electronic documents
    PDF, XML ISO 20022, MT9XX
    Connection types
    File Delivery Services (FDS)
    Advantages
    • Payment management via e-finance
    • Optimized for ERP solution
    Products
    EPO, CH-DD, SEPA-DD, ISR/OSR, ECA
    Electronic documents
    PDF, XML ISO 20022, MT9XX
    Connection types
    Telebanking Server (TBS)
    Advantages
    • No media disruptions
    • Automation
    Products

    EPO, CH-DD, SEPA-DD, ISR/OSR

    Electronic documents
    PDF, XML ISO 20022, MT9XX
    Connection types

    SWIFT

    Advantages
    • Especially for cash management
    • International network
    Products
    EPO, MT101, CH-DD, SEPA-DD, ISR/OSR
    Electronic documents
    PDF, XML ISO 20022, MT9XX
  • E-finance

    Manage your account quickly and securely online and view account statements and order documents directly in e-finance.

    Suitable for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and associations.

    Advantages:

    • Online access to all accounts, account transactions and fund custody accounts, regardless of time or location
    • Varying access rights for multiple users (multi-client capability)
    • You can manage several accounts from the same e-finance number

    EBICS

    You can effect payment transactions via the EBICS interface with high efficiency and according to customary market standards.

    Suitable for customers with high expectations of their payment transactions.

    Advantages:

    • Compatible with standard software applications as well as proprietary solutions
    • Swiss communication standard with other financial institutions
    • High standard of security
    • Release of payments via a “distributed electronic signature” (DES) is possible.

    File Delivery Services

    Connect your financial systems to PostFinance’s File Delivery Services online or via a partner network and integrate your payment transactions directly into the financial accounting software (import and export function). You can manage and approve the files sent directly in e-finance.

    The technical requirements are a computer (WS) and SFTP software. You can also connect using your network (LAN) via a router. The connection is established using TCP/IP. 

    Suitable for major corporations.

    Advantages:

    • Simplified processes through automated and high-performance data exchange
    • Optimum integration into your ERP system
    • All connections are free for business customers (except communication costs)

    Telebanking Server (TBS)

    Send payment orders at the touch of a button via a direct, encrypted connection (KeyPack) to the PostFinance Telebanking Server. You can modify and delete your orders directly in e-finance.

    The technical requirements are a TCP/IP connection and a partner software with a communication module.

    Suitable for medium to large enterprises.

    Advantages:

    • Highest level of automation and simplified processes
    • Large data volumes are transferred quickly and inexpensively
    • Link your financial accounting to the Telebanking Server
    • All connections are free for business customers (except communication costs)

    SWIFT

    Be it for high volume payment transactions (SWIFT FileAct) or simplified cash management (third-party bank solution) – the payment order MT101 (request for transfer) facilitates quick and secure transfers both within Switzerland and abroad.

    Suitable for medium to large enterprises (SWIFT participants).

    Advantages:

    • Standardized communication and messaging (SWIFT)
    • Possibility of immediate execution (same day)
    • Security thanks to worldwide SWIFT network 

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