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Congratulations on completing Payroll training! Now that you've been introduced to basic Payroll Processing, you should be able to pass with 80% or better accuracy.
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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the proper path for changing an employee's pay rate on their current job within their Workforce Administration record?

    • A.

      Human Resources > Workforce Administration > Locate Employee > Click on the Jobs tab > Click "New" to create a new record on the employee.

    • B.

      Human Resources > Workforce Administration > Locate Employee > Click on the Jobs tab > Click "Create Event" to create a new record.

    • C.

      Human Resources > Workforce Administration > Locate Employee > Click on the Payroll Data tabs > Click "New" to create a new record on the employee's pay rate.

    • D.

      Start by clicking "New" on both the employee's Jobs and Payroll Data tab for the pay rate change to go in to effect.

    Correct Answer
    B. Human Resources > Workforce Administration > Locate Employee > Click on the Jobs tab > Click "Create Event" to create a new record.
    Explanation
    To change an employee's pay rate on their current job within their Workforce Administration record, the proper path is to go to Human Resources > Workforce Administration > Locate Employee > Click on the Jobs tab > Click "Create Event" to create a new record. This option allows for the creation of a new record specifically for the pay rate change, ensuring that the change is properly documented and tracked within the employee's record.

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  • 2. 

    Which is the proper method for creating a schedule that will be brought in on an employee record in both Department and Centralized Hours?

    • A.

      Schedules cannot be brought in to hours entry and are for reporting purposes only.

    • B.

      Through the "Schedule" section within the Payroll Data tab found in Workforce Administration.

    • C.

      Schedules cannot be set-up on employees, but can be set-up within a department.

    • D.

      Schedules cannot be set-up on employees, but can be set-up within a Benefit Group.

    Correct Answer
    B. Through the "Schedule" section within the Payroll Data tab found in Workforce Administration.
    Explanation
    The proper method for creating a schedule that will be brought in on an employee record in both Department and Centralized Hours is through the "Schedule" section within the Payroll Data tab found in Workforce Administration.

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  • 3. 

    How can an employee be deleted from a payroll batch?

    • A.

      Deleting an employee from the payroll batch can ONLY be done within Departmental Hours entry.

    • B.

      Deleting an employee from the payroll batch can be done within Departmental Hours entry and Centralized Hours entry.

    • C.

      Employees cannot be deleted from a payroll batch, but instead must be made inactive during the pay period by altering their record in Workforce Administration.

    • D.

      Deleting an employee from the payroll batch can ONLY be done within Centralized Hours Entry.

    Correct Answer
    B. Deleting an employee from the payroll batch can be done within Departmental Hours entry and Centralized Hours entry.
    Explanation
    An employee can be deleted from a payroll batch by using both Departmental Hours entry and Centralized Hours entry. This means that the deletion can be performed in either of these two methods.

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  • 4. 

    How can a separate check be issued to pay an employee for overtime?

    • A.

      Separate check codes cannot be used for hours codes and are only intended for one-time deductions and benefits.

    • B.

      Through the one-time processing function that can be found within the Centralized Hours List and selecting the Hours Code from the drop-down.

    • C.

      Through Centralized Hours within the employees hours entry, and selecting the appropriate check code from the "Separate Check" drop down.

    • D.

      Separate check codes can only be utilized through a Manual Check (Human Resources > Payroll Administrator Tasks > Manual Check Processing).

    Correct Answer
    C. Through Centralized Hours within the employees hours entry, and selecting the appropriate check code from the "Separate Check" drop down.
    Explanation
    Separate check codes can be used through Centralized Hours within the employees hours entry, and selecting the appropriate check code from the "Separate Check" drop down.

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  • 5. 

    How can a payroll check be reprinted? (Check all that can apply.)

    • A.

      Navigating to MyReports and print the checks again.

    • B.

      Renumbering and printing via the Payment Processing menu in Payroll Manager.

    • C.

      Renumbering and printing via the Payment Batch List (Human Resources > Payroll Processing > Payment Batches).

    • D.

      Renumbering and printing via Adjustment Processing (Human Resources > Payroll Administrator Tasks > Adjustment Processing).

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Navigating to MyReports and print the checks again.
    B. Renumbering and printing via the Payment Processing menu in Payroll Manager.
    C. Renumbering and printing via the Payment Batch List (Human Resources > Payroll Processing > Payment Batches).
    Explanation
    To reprint a payroll check, there are several options available. One option is to navigate to MyReports and print the checks again. Another option is to renumber and print the checks using the Payment Processing menu in Payroll Manager. Additionally, the checks can be renumbered and printed via the Payment Batch List in the Human Resources > Payroll Processing > Payment Batches section. These three methods provide different ways to reprint a payroll check.

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  • 6. 

    One-time Deductions and Benefits can have additional amounts added or be overridden on an employee within a payroll batch.

    • A.

      True.

    • B.

      False.

    Correct Answer
    A. True.
    Explanation
    This is true as long as those codes are associated with the employee through Workforce Adminstration.

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  • 7. 

    An Hours Code cannot be used for Flat Amounts, such as Monthly Auto Allowance Payouts and Uniform Pay.

    • A.

      True.

    • B.

      False.

    Correct Answer
    B. False.
    Explanation
    The statement is false because an Hours Code can indeed be used for Flat Amounts such as Monthly Auto Allowance Payouts and Uniform Pay. The Hours Code can be used to track and calculate the number of hours worked, even if the payment is a flat amount. This allows for accurate record-keeping and ensures that employees are compensated correctly.

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  • 8. 

    Which of the following can be changed within Centralized Hours? (Check all that apply.)

    • A.

      Pay Rate.

    • B.

      Job.

    • C.

      G/L Organization.

    • D.

      Direct Deposit Account.

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Pay Rate.
    B. Job.
    C. G/L Organization.
    Explanation
    Within Centralized Hours, the pay rate, job, and G/L organization can be changed. This means that the system allows for modifications to these specific aspects, providing flexibility and adaptability to meet the needs of the organization and its employees. However, the direct deposit account cannot be changed within Centralized Hours, suggesting that this particular aspect is not customizable within the system.

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  • 9. 

    Manual checks can be processed as EFTs or Paper Checks.

    • A.

      True.

    • B.

      False.

    Correct Answer
    B. False.
    Explanation
    Manual checks can only be processed as paper checks.

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  • 10. 

    Which of the following reports can provide the hours worked by an employee, broken down by Hours Codes? (Check all that apply.)

    • A.

      Pay Day Register.

    • B.

      Earnings Register.

    • C.

      Hours Analysis Report.

    • D.

      Hours Worked Report.

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Pay Day Register.
    C. Hours Analysis Report.
    Explanation
    The Pay Day Register report can provide the hours worked by an employee, broken down by Hours Codes. This report is typically generated on payday and includes detailed information about the hours worked by each employee, including the specific hours codes associated with each shift. The Hours Analysis Report is also capable of providing the hours worked by an employee, broken down by Hours Codes. This report analyzes the hours worked data and provides a comprehensive breakdown of the hours worked by each employee based on the different hours codes used.

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