Payroll Close Genie vs. Pay Period Close Genie:
I know you are familiar with the Pay Period Close Genie. This is a detail Genie that lists all the employees (a manager can see) and shows if their timecard is approved, signed off, or if there is anything left for the manager to do (missed punches or Unexcused Absences), but what about the Payroll Close Genie – the one that summarizes all the facilities – the one that the payroll department can look at to see if they are ready to process payroll.
The Payroll Close Genie is a wonderful Genie, however it is missing from many of the implementations that we start working with. Since it is not part of the “stock”, Genies that comes preinstalled on the disk, many times it never gets created. It is not part of the stock Genies because it is based upon labor levels and labor levels are not part of the basic information that is supplied out of the box. Labor Levels get defined once the implementation gets underway. This is one of the BIG value add Genies.