Sarbanes-Oxley and the Payroll Professional.
Livonia, Mich. (Vocus) February 18, 2009
WorkForce Software, Inc., a leader in workforce management software solutions, announces its February Learning Series webinar, "Sarbanes-Oxley and the Payroll Professional." This webinar offers valuable insight into the role of the payroll professional and the impact of Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX).
Our speaker, Mr. Roger Smith, CPP and payroll consultant for the Payroll Prof, has an extensive background in the payroll industry, recently retired from EDS, and is a frequent speaker and contributor for the American Payroll Association (APA). Mr. Smith discusses what every payroll professional should know about being in compliance with SOX internal controls. He offers advice on how to document and maintain those controls at various levels within the department to maintain compliance.
Because labor costs are typically one of the largest expense items for a company, processes that impact those costs need to be tightly managed and documented in order to minimize risk of non-compliance. Payroll professionals must have internal controls in place that show employees are paid accurately and consistently all the time. They must also provide audited proof of those payments to maintain compliance. Mr. Smith discusses how to manage internal controls effectively.
Automating the proper procedures and controls will ensure your organization complies with requirements. Examples of automation include:
- Automatic calculation of payroll costs prevents mistakes and tampering of information
- Automatic approval routing ensures payroll costs are authorized appropriately
- Amended timesheets are attached to historical transactions so all changes are documented
- Audit trails provide a three-year history or longer
"WorkForce Software's EmpCenter® workforce management suite has a powerful rules engine to monitor and control compliance for every employee transaction between the employee and the employer," said Kevin Choksi, president and CEO of WorkForce Software. "By automating the procedures and controls, EmpCenter helps organizations ensure accuracy and reduce costs. We are excited to offer this valuable webinar to our Learning Series."
To accommodate your busy schedule, the Learning Series webinars are on-demand so you can participate at a time that is convenient to you. View this presentation before by February 28, 2009, to enter our drawing for a copy of Aspen Publisher's APA Basic Guide to Payroll.
Register today at http://www.workforcesoftware.com/resources/webinars.html.
About WorkForce Software
WorkForce Software, Inc. is a leader in workforce management systems for mid-sized and large employers. Its EmpCenter system automates and streamlines interactions between the employer and its workforce. Interactions include time entry, time-off requests, request for personal information, and schedule preferences. By automating these interactions, organizations can better manage payroll and processing costs, help ensure compliance with state and federal regulations, and increase the productivity and satisfaction of their employees. The EmpCenter suite is composed of numerous applications, including Time and Attendance, Activity Based Costing, Multiple Assignments, Accruals and Absence Manager, FMLA Manager, Advanced Scheduling, and Fatigue Management. WorkForce Software's diverse customer base includes large employers such as the University of California, the City of Raleigh, Vivendi Universal Games, and Compass Bank. For more information, visit http://www.workforcesoftware.com.
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Melissa Diemert, Director of Marketing
WorkForce Software, Inc.