Payroll Management

Payroll your way.

Gain control, flexibility, and insight to manage payroll on your terms. Workday transforms your entire hire-to-pay process with a single HCM, time tracking, and payroll management system.

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Process payroll directly from your dashboard.

Manage your global workforce with real-time labour cost data.

View accurate headcount by pay group instantly.

Manage payroll globally, process locally.

Our mission is to help you process payroll locally with any vendor, anywhere around the world, and better manage your global workforce.

Workday offers enterprise payroll software in the UK, the US, Canada, and France. For companies with a workforce in other countries, we offer applications and programs to help you integrate with the best regional and local providers.

One system for your hire-to-pay process.

Stop reconciling data or waiting for an integration to run. With Workday, payroll software is now one with financial management, HCM, and time tracking – so information flows seamlessly.

  • Reduce manual entries as HR, benefits, compensation, and time transactions go straight to payroll.
  • Access real-time global labour costs and trends.
  • View accurate tax and financial reporting in one system.

Take control of payroll.

Empower your payroll department to increase control over processes, data, and costs. With our powerful yet easy-to-use calculation engine, you can handle even the most complex payroll requirements with ease.

  • Automate, configure, and make payroll changes without relying on IT or a payroll service provider.
  • Access pay results for any worker or period, run reports at any time, and analyse trends on easy-to-use dashboards.
  • Say goodbye to unpredictable costs for ad hoc reports and changes.



Flexible payroll management.

With our payroll management software, you can quickly adapt to new regulatory changes, HR policies, and organisational changes.

  • Stay on top of tax changes with a compliance dashboard and auto-updates delivered through the cloud.
  • Easily model and execute business policy, process, and organisational changes.
  • Run payroll calculations for an individual or group as often as you want.

Turn insight into action.

Get real-time data throughout the payroll process so you always have current information. Our payroll management software gives you built-in analytics, enabling you to drill into payroll results, analyse reports, and run audits at any time.

  • Set up always-on audits to proactively flag errors and resolve them.
  • See your general ledger before payroll completes and view journal entry lines.
  • View real-time employee data before submitting information for FPS.
  • Set up balances and report them by year, quarter, or month-to-date.
  • Get accurate, real-time labour actuals for your global workforce.

I love having control of my payroll.

Nadia Camarena

CPP Sr. Manager, Global Payroll Operations, Netflix


Selectively outsource payroll.

Workday provides payroll outsourcing services through our partners Alight and OneSource Virtual. You have the flexibility to choose which services to outsource while relying on the foundation of Workday Payroll.

Learn how the Workday Global Payroll Cloud saves you time and money.