Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains) HR/Payroll Management Solution
Your employees are your most valuable asset. However, most businesses, regardless of their size and scale, struggle with various challenges when it comes to the efficient management of their human resource and payroll departments.
With Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains HR/Payroll Management Solution you can optimize the management your employees and improve service to employees via accurate reporting and user query tools, as well as customized lists that support better intelligence into different levels of employee data.
The following payroll / human Resource management components come with MS Dynamics GP:
Microsoft Dynamics GP Payroll
Microsoft Dynamics GP Payroll – US is a highly efficient solution designed specifically to optimize your payroll and breakdown the ever changing complexities that payroll faces on a regular basis.
Essentially, you can maintain and manage all employee records accurately, improve service to employees, and benefit from reduced costs.
Payroll information compiled using Payroll – US can be used in the following ways:
- To generate crucial payroll reports which includes wage and hour reports and W-2 statements.
- To create, enter, and manage employee payroll records and transactions.
- Keep up to date with all payroll information via employee cards which form the backbone of the US Payroll system.
- Easily view pay activity and both current and past payroll information either of just a single employee or a multiple employees.
Microsoft Dynamics GP Advanced Payroll
Microsoft Dynamics GP Advanced Payroll can help expand your payroll capabilities via the four following modules:
Pay Policy Manager
Pay Policy Manager has been designed to seamlessly integrate with the Microsoft Dynamics GP Payroll module. So, when you enter transactions via transaction entry the pay rate gets adjusted depending on the employee, their department, the selected position and shift code, the employee pay code, and the company.
Alternatively, it can get adjusted based on the linked pay code selections that are available on the employee pay code options window.
Payroll Hours to General Ledger
Payroll Hours to General Ledger enables the creation of a system which supports posting of actual labor hours to General Ledger Unit Accounts. Modifications introduced to Dynamics Great Plains Payroll Posting Account setup allow the assigning of a Unit Account.
Labor Accrual Manager
Each month, either just before the month ends or shortly after, accounting departments have to create payroll accruals to ensure accurate financial reporting.
Labor Accrual Manager has been designed to cater to this function – it helps in the creation of the payroll accruals and posting to the general ledger in addition to creating a reversing date for the purpose of reversing out of the general ledger.
Advanced Labor Reporting
Advanced Labor Reporting effectively expands department level reporting for the following:
- Payroll and financial data.
- Full-time equivalent data.
- Productive and non-productive employee level data.
Furthermore, advanced labor reporting also supports additional reporting features such as full-time equivalent budgets and variances, as well as current totals and YTD totals.
Microsoft Dynamics GP Human Resources
The role of human resources is to bring in and retain talent and offer better services to employees via robust scheduling, streamlined hiring processes, competitive pay rates, and efficient performance evaluation metrics and tools. The primary goal is always to improve management of your employee base.
Top features of Great Plains Human Resources solution include the following:
Optimize Employee Information
Using Dynamics Great Plains Human Resources tool, you can easily create and monitor salary and promotions, define disciplinary plans, and organize training based on extensive record of each employee.
Improve Employee Tracking and Reporting
You can accurately track employee attendance, training, injury, accrual options, compensation claims and FMLA leave (US), to align with government reporting requirements.
Enhance your Organizational Structure
Defining different organizational units and levels to align with your business requirements is made easy. You can also easily update positions and departments regardless of how they evolve over time.
Customizable HR Processes
Dynamics Great Plains human resources allows you to introduce multiple customizable interview and review forms as well as benefit plans, schedules, and pay rates for employees.
Expand your Talent Pool
You can compare skill set and experience of internal and external applicants to identify areas with a shortage of skillset and be proactive about potential hires with an eye on future business demands.
Transform Job Candidate Information
Quickly convert candidate information into employee records in a single step – no need to re-enter complete information from start to finish.
Performance Review Support
Dynamics Great Plains human resources tool has been designed to both enhance and standardize performance review process via dynamic notification and consistent scheduling and use of weighted scores to help support any decisions on adjusting wages.
Automated Letters and Forms
Automating routine communications which includes forms for job postings, or letters to job applicants and letters with benefit plans among other such communication can help in saving time and effort of your HR staff.
Integrated Information Management
Integrating human resources and the Microsoft Business Solutions–Great Plains Payroll and General Ledger can lead to optimized information sharing.
401K Max Match
Improve the management of your employees retirement plans – employees can have 6% withheld in one deduction regardless of the fact that only 3% is effectively matched.
Microsoft Dynamics GP Advanced Human Resources
Microsoft Dynamics GP Advanced Human Resources is designed with the following three components.
Benefit Lifecycle Manager
Benefit Lifecycle Manager which integrates seamless with the Microsoft Dynamics GP Payroll module helps support the creation of setup records for Human Resources, Payroll Benefit and Payroll Deduction which are not immediately effective. The records can, however, be activated at a designated time and earlier setup records tracked in history.
Certification, License and Training Manager
Certification, License and Training Manager integrates with the Microsoft Dynamics GP Human Resources module and is designed to enable linking of and easy tracking between employee skills, training, and certifications.
In addition, it supports tracking of certifications or licenses for factors such as date of expiration or renewal time periods as well as if certifications or licenses are required.
Employee Health and Wellness Manager
Employee Health and Wellness Manager integrates seamlessly with the Microsoft Dynamics GP Human Resources module and is designed with features that enable tracking of and keeping updated about employee immunizations, vaccinations and tests.
HRM Self Service Suite
HRM Self Service Suite for Microsoft Dynamics GP Web Portal helps ensure all information across your organization is up-to-date and accurate by integrating your human resources (HR) and payroll data.
Top Features of the HRM Self Service Suite
5 HR Self-Service Functionality
Five self-service modules of the HRM Self Service Suite for Microsoft Dynamics GP Web Portal which include the following:
- Employee Pay
- Employee Profile
- Skills and Training
- Time and Attendance optimize access to information for employees and managers.
Role-based Web Access
Role-based access via standard web browsers enables employees to easily view HR information as and when needed.
Employee Self Service
Using the self-service tool employees can control their personal and work information pertaining to change in address, phone number, emergency contacts, their education and tests taken, and submission of timecards and time-off requests. They can also easily view organization charts, or benefits plans, or even apply for a job.
Manager Self Service
Managers can use the manager self-service tool to easily and quickly clear timecards and time-off requests and view compensation and performance history. They can also evaluate and modify their team skills, or create internal job postings as well as track applicant (both internal and external) status for job openings, while also generating queries for quick access to information.
Both HR and Payroll professionals and managers can review submitted updates and transactions of employees as a way of ensuring that all data is accurate when updating the database. Role-Based Security ensures that any access to employee data is properly authorized.
Single Log On
Signing into authorized network is simplified via single-login. The option to include an optional user password exists as a means of enhancing employee confidence that all their personal information is private and safe.
Microsoft Dynamics GP HR/Payroll Integration
Data sharing between Microsoft Dynamics GP Human Resources and Payroll can effectively reduce the risk of errors in data re-entry while also keeping all information updated at all times.
Employees can easily create and submit requests for time-off.
Paid Time Off Manager for Microsoft Dynamics GP
Paid Time Off Manager supports your organization’s policies on vacation and sick time for employees. Less paperwork and a more efficient system help in ensuring a substantial reduction in overhead costs and improved productivity levels for your payroll team.
Your staff will be find it easier to manage the complexities of payroll quickly and accurately thereby ensuring improved level of service to your employees.
Another major advantage offered by Paid Time Off Manager for Microsoft Dynamics GP is that it supports calculations to be both established and setup by the user – this helps in the creation of one module which can align with multiple calculation methods. Once this is done, the user can go ahead and assign a PTO Code to a group of employees with either identical or similar PTO arrangements.
Microsoft Dynamics GP HR/Payroll Management for Your Business
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