Percentage of payroll disbursements that are manual checks/payments

This measure calculates the percentage of payroll disbursements that are manual checks/payments. A payroll disbursement is a transfer of funds from the payroll department to an employee, including all payment methods (e.g., paychecks, direct deposits, manual checks, etc.) and types. This measure is part of a set of Process Efficiency measures that help companies optimize their "manage pay" process by minimizing waste and refining resource consumption.

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Measure Category:
Process Efficiency
Measure Id:
102380
Total Sample Size:
1,117 All Companies
Performers:
25th
Median
75th

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Units for this measure are percent. Lower values are better.

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Percentage of payroll disbursements that were manual cheques

Key Terms

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Process efficiency

Process efficiency represents how well a process converts its inputs into outputs. A process that converts 100% of the inputs into outputs without waste is more efficient than one that converts a similar amount of inputs into fewer outputs.

Measure Scope

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Cross Industry (7.2.1)

  • 9.5.2.1 - Enter employee time worked into payroll system (10858) - Tracking the number of hours worked for the payroll system. Register the number of hours worked by an employee into the payroll system for the purpose of calculating salaries or wages.
  • 9.5.2.2 - Maintain and administer employee earnings information (10859) - Tracking and oversee salary breakups of employees. This process requires the organization to manage and update information pertaining to the structure of every employee's salary. This would involve the updating any changes to the salary structures of the employees, in a central repository which can be accessed by pertinent departments.
  • 9.5.2.3 - Maintain and administer applicable deductions (10860) - Processing salary deductions for tax purposes. Keep and manage the details of every employee's salary deductions based on their expenses and investments during the year.
  • 9.5.2.4 - Monitor changes in tax status of employees (10861) - Tracking changes in the salary structure of employees for tax deductions.
  • 9.5.2.5 - Process and distribute payments (10862) - Processing and distributing salaries to all employees. Execute the payroll management function through the dispensation of employee salaries. Leverage a centralized database of all payroll expenses.
  • 9.5.2.6 - Process and distribute manual checks (10863) - Handling incorrect/omitted salary payments.
  • 9.5.2.7 - Process period-end adjustments (10864) - Adjusting salary deductions for tax purposes at the end of the year.
  • 9.5.2.8 - Respond to employee payroll inquiries (10865) - Addressing salary-related queries raised by employees.