Payroll Timecard Form

Use this form to submit time entries or corrections greater than 30 days old (retroactive time) or to submit hours for a dual position that cannot be clocked in Workday. 

For Retroactive Time Corrections

This QRG is designed to walk usersthrough pulling a report that will show them all payroll journal linesthat hit the “suspense account” set up for their cost center.

No, unfortunately, the system does not allow you to pull back a Payroll Accounting Adjustment once you’ve submitted it. You will need to reach out to the person it has routed to and ask them to cancel it or send it back. 

You can find out who has it by looking at the Process details of the Payroll Accounting Adjustment (reference this QRG).

How do I clear obligations?

Most likely these are related to a taxable gift.  To verify, you can run the Details for Account Certification report for the impacted worktags and find transactions that originally posted to Spend Category: Employee Recognition Awards Cash & Non Cash taxable (SC0564). These amounts are often related to gift cards that are taxable to employees and therefore, the expenses are assessed the wage fringe rate.  This does not occur until month-end close, which is why you’re seeing it now on your Account Certification.

If the start date that was selected in the Add Job business process is not a Monday (Academic Division/Wise) or Sunday (MC or UPG), the costing allocation may hit default account for days prior to the position start date and need to be adjusted.

This appears for a Medical Center employee or position is funded by Academic or UPG FDM strings. The forward accruals functionality is used by the Medical Center to estimate payroll costs through the end of a financial reporting period, but while these expenses may appear as part of month-end close, they are reversed out with an accounting date of the 1st of the next fiscal period. 

Check your level of security - if they are outside of your Cost Center or Cost Center Hierarchy, you would need Security Access at the Company level to process their PAA. 

Why is Worker Position - Period Activity taking precedence over the costing allocation I had set up?

Workday follows a costing allocation hierarchy.  If an employee is receiving pay through a Period Activity Pay, this takes precedence over any other costing allocations that may be set up for that worker (Ex.

This Quick Reference Guide (QRG) is designed to walk Payroll Costing Managers through the task of assigning a Worker Position Earning costing allocation for the Temp Service Fee when required. The Temp Service Fee cannot be allocated to a federal grant. When a Temp Worker’s wages are being costed to a federal grant, a separate Worker Position Earning costing allocation must be created so the fee can be charged to other worktags.

The Decision Tree maps out corrections paths for certain tasks.  See file at the bottom of the page for a graphic decision tree. 


Workday tasks used to correct the FDM worktags on posted transactions


Internal Service Delivery:

·         Correction via Accounting Journal

This Quick Reference Guide (QRG) is designed to walk a Payroll Accounting Adjustment Specialist through the steps to find and edit a Historical Payroll Accounting Adjustment in Workday. By the end of this QRG, users will be able to successfully find and make edits to an existing historical PAA that you saved for later.

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Hire, Add Job, and Change Job are all Workday HCM (Human Capital Management) processes that trigger inbox actions for Payroll Costing Managers. This Quick Reference Guide (QRG) will walk through what the Payroll Costing Manager will do upon receipt of that inbox notification.

These slides cover:  how to Create a Payroll Accounting Adjustment in Workday, how to run reports related to Payroll Accounting Adjustment, how to Request a Payroll Accounting Adjustment for Oneself, and how Create a Historical Payroll Accounting Adjustment

This Quick Reference Guide (QRG) is designed to walk Payroll Costing Specialists and Payroll Costing Managers through the process to find and review the Payroll Costing Allocation details from worker history. This task is used to access the Worker History and view the process and details related to the various Payroll Costing Allocation events.

These slides cover the following:
• The purpose of costing allocations and the high-level business
• When and how to assign various types of costing allocation:
− Worker Position
− Worker Position Earning
• The various requirements when allocating costs to grants: Salary
over the Cap (SOC), cost share, temp workers, approval routing,
and Federal Work Study
• How to maintain existing costing allocations
• How to request a costing allocation for oneself
• How to run reports related to Payroll Costing

These course slides cover the following:
• Which business processes use costing allocation and costing
override as a subtask
• How to process Inbox Tasks that are routed to you as part of the
following Human Capital Management (HCM) Tasks:
− Hire, Add Job, Change Job
− Period Activity Pay
− One-Time Payment