Payroll

Payroll your way.

Compensation management dashboard showing organisation summary with overall budget and spend.

WHAT YOU CAN DO

Gain agility with one system for payroll, HR and time.

Payroll is changing in every way – from evolving worker expectations to new regulations and more.

So how can you manage the complexity? With a single system that keeps HR, payroll and time in sync, and payroll partners who can help you run payroll your way.

KEY CAPABILITIES
  • HR transactions go straight to payroll
  • Continuous payroll processing
  • Real-time visibility into general ledger
  • Highly flexible, anytime audits
  • Built-in reporting and analytics
  • Mobile-first employee experience

“Because of Workday’s unified platform of HR, payroll and expenses in one, the speed of transactions has significantly increased.”

Everything you need to simplify payroll.

Pay cycle command centre dashboard with graphs for audit summary and results status.
Payroll results dashboard showing payroll actuals for the specified period and pay groups/pay run groups.
Continuous payroll calculation pipeline dashboard showing a bar graph for payroll-impacting events.

Flexibility in the face of change.

Workday makes it easy to change as new needs arise, from implementing policy changes to adapting to new regulations.

Insights you can act on.

Flag and resolve problems before they happen. With visibility into your general ledger before payroll completes, you can act on what you see.

Control over your payroll process.

Process payroll in the way that works for you and make changes whenever you want – all while having payroll continuously recalculate as pay-impacting events occur.

Pay cycle command centre dashboard with graphs for audit summary and results status.

Flexibility in the face of change.

Workday makes it easy to change as new needs arise, from implementing policy changes to adapting to new regulations.

Payroll results dashboard showing payroll actuals for the specified period and pay groups/pay run groups.

Insights you can act on.

Flag and resolve problems before they happen. With visibility into your general ledger before payroll completes, you can act on what you see.

Continuous payroll calculation pipeline dashboard showing a bar graph for payroll-impacting events.

Control over your payroll process.

Process payroll in the way that works for you and make changes whenever you want – all while having payroll continuously recalculate as pay-impacting events occur.


Our customers reduce payroll cycle times by 69% on average.

Payroll compliance dashboard showing updates delivered last week and the number of employees impacted by updates next month.

Stay ahead of compliance.

Keeping up with regulatory change is no small feat. It’s why our dedicated team of experts monitor regulatory changes. So we can provide the tools and support to help you manage compliance.

  • Monitor tax updates with our compliance dashboard.
  • Learn best practices from our customer community.
  • Get updates at the same time as all customers.
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The right level of payroll services.

Whether you want a fully outsourced payroll solution or a managed payroll service provider, Workday partners with experts such as Alight and OneSource Virtual to help. With us, you gain the flexibility to dial payroll services up or down, while still maintaining payroll control and visibility.

Manage payroll globally, process locally.

Workday offers payroll for the US, Canada, the UK and France. If you have workers elsewhere, we integrate with any payroll provider around the world and offer certified integrations with Global Payroll Partners. So you can provide a seamless experience for your global workforce.


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