Purchasing Life Cycle (Procure to Pay): Requisition Process

The first step taken when commodities or services are needed is the submission of a requisition. This business process (cradle-to-grave shown below) begins and ends in Workday.

Steps 1 and 5 are completed by the requisition requestor, step 2 is completed by approvers, and steps 3, 4, 7, and 8 are completed by central finance departments.

  1. Create and submit requisition
  2. Requisition is approved by all approvers
  3. Source goods/services
  4. Create and issue purchase order
  5. Create a receipt
  6. Create supplier invoice
  7. Match invoice to purchase order and receipt
  8. Pay supplier