Payroll

Payroll your way.

Pay cycle command center dashboard with graphs for audit summary, results status, and accounting summary

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.

Mobile Pay On-Demand request for hours worked
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.

From implementing policy changes to allowing workers to get paid when they want, Workday makes it easy to meet new payroll needs as they come up.

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.

Mobile Pay On-Demand request for hours worked

Flexibility in the face of change.

From implementing policy changes to allowing workers to get paid when they want, Workday makes it easy to meet new payroll needs as they come up.

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.
Laptop with payroll data over an image of the globe.

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 U.S., 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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