Managers: Payroll Tools

Payroll Tools for Managers

Oversight of payroll transactions at individual schools and departments is a vital part of the district's obligation to pay employees accurately and timely. Compensation comprises more than 90% of the district operating budget. Management oversight of this cost requires diligent review and auditing of individual transactions being processed for each payroll cycle. The following tools are provided to assist district leaders with these responsibilities. Please review them and work with those staff members assigned timekeeping functions to assure accuracy and timeliness at your site or department.

Administrative Procedure 2600 describes responsibilities for payroll reporting. Key Elements of Payroll for Managers provides information regarding auditing requirements, roles and responsibilities, payroll reporting and financial accountability, etc. The Manager Monthly Payroll Checklist must be used monthly and is designed to provide guidance on steps for reconciling payroll transactions prior to payroll deadlines and auditing after payroll confirms.