How is the Contractor paid? SMATA Support Manager June 03, 2019 03:12 Updated This article explains how a contractor is paid: Upon completion of the job, an invoice will be submitted by the Contractor to SMATA.com. The strata manager will receive a notification email confirming that they have an invoice for approval. The invoice can be reviewed and either 'Approved' or 'Rejected' within SMATA. If the invoices is approved SMATA will automatically send the invoice to Strata Managers accounts team with a copy of the Quote and Variance (If applicable) for payment. If 'Rejected' the strata manager will be requested to provide an explanation for the rejection and this will be sent to the contractor. A notification will be sent to the contractor advising them of the rejection and will prompt them to review the Strata Managers response and the reason for the rejection. The contractor can respond in a message in SMATA or re-upload a new invoice and submit for approval to the Strata Manager. If the invoice is 'Approved' The Contractor will receive a notification via email that the invoice has been approved and sent for payment by the Strata Management company. The funds will be paid from the Strata Management company directly to the Contractors nominated bank account. Please note: SMATA does not pay contractors.