Higher Education Budgeting - Classified Employee Payroll

    What is a Classified Payroll Budget ? Classified Payroll Budgets are considered employee budget models and are used by budget managers to plan for all classified salary and benefit related personnel expenses. Key functionality in this type of input form automates budgeting for expenses related to permanent and temporary positions. Features include data capture by salary grade, merit changes, insurance, health and retirement benefits and more. Totals by department roll up to the related general ledger expense accounts. You will find an example of this type of input form below. Purpose of Classified Payroll Forms Universities and colleges use Classified Payroll Forms to provide the easiest, most secure employee budget model with automated calculations. When used as part of good business practices in a Budgeting and Planning department, a higher education institution can improve its personnel budget process, as well as, reduce the chances that calculation mistakes cause inaccurate expenses. Classified Payroll Form Example Here is an example of a University Budget Form for Classified Payroll. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="2560"] Higher Education Budgeting - Classified Employee Payroll Example Higher Education Budgeting - Classified Employee Payroll Example[/caption] You can find hundreds of additional examples here. Who Uses This Type of Input Form ? The typical users of this type of input form are: Budget Officers, Department Managers and HR Managers. Other Input Form s Often Used in Conjunction with Classified Payroll Forms Progressive Budgeting and Planning Departments sometimes use several different Classified Payroll Forms, along with payroll assumptions, capex, operating expense- and revenue templates and other management and control tools. Where Does the Data for Analysis Originate From? The Actual (historical transactions) data typically comes from enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems like: Microsoft Dynamics 365 (D365) Finance, Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central (D365 BC), Microsoft Dynamics AX, Microsoft Dynamics NAV, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics SL, Sage Intacct, Sage 100, Sage 300, Sage 500, Sage X3, SAP Business One, SAP ByDesign, Acumatica, Netsuite and others. In analyses where budgets or forecasts are used, the planning data most often originates from in-house Excel spreadsheet models or from professional corporate performance management (CPM/EPM) solutions. What Tools are Typically used for Reporting, Planning and Dashboards? Examples of business software used with the data and ERPs mentioned above are:
    • Native ERP report writers and query tools
    • Spreadsheets (for example Microsoft Excel)
    • Corporate Performance Management (CPM) tools (for example Solver)
    • Dashboards (for example Microsoft Power BI and Tableau)
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