Global Payroll is a managed payroll solution that you can take advantage of to make payroll processing easy, convenient, and fast by consolidating payroll and reducing the amount of manual effort required to process payroll. Global Payroll can help you grow your operations without having to hire a finance specialist in every country.
See Global Payroll Overview for a more comprehensive breakdown of Global Payroll.
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During your Global Payroll onboarding, you will be assigned an Onboarding Manager (OBM) who will assist with setting up, enabling, and implementing Global Payroll on your account. To get started, please add your payroll entities and groups. You may also review How to Complete Entity Onboarding and Activate Global Payroll to get detailed information on completing entity onboarding and activating global payroll. Please do not hesitate to reach out to your assigned OBM for assistance.
Once you have set up your entities and groups, it’s time to familiarize yourself with the integrations that will make the Global Payroll process quick, easy, and seamless.
Deel offers a wide range of Integrations including HRIS, Accounting, and Expense systems (and more to come!). These integrations help automate otherwise lengthy processes and lessen the amount of time and effort needed to update employee information, as well as complete various payroll processes.
Click any of the integrations below to learn more.
Integrations for HRIS help to automate profile creation in Deel and to update contract information and status, such as salary increases, terminations, etc. Our HRIS Integrations are:
Additionally, we also offer support automating the addition of bonuses, commissions, expenses, etc., sending time off reports automatically with each payroll submission, and sending payslips to employees’ profiles in HRIS.
Note: If using any of the above integrations, please review the information on updating start dates.
For accounting, Deel offers Netsuite which assists with automating bookkeeping processes and creating journal entries.
Onboard Your Employees
Great job making it this far! Now that you’ve set up your entities, groups, and your preferred integrations, it’s time to onboard your employees.
There may be restrictions on the start date depending on the country’s compliance standards. For more information, see When Can My Employees Start?
Now, let’s create some employee contracts. If you are creating contracts directly on our platform, see How To Create a Global Payroll Contract On Deel and Creating A Custom Employee Agreement Template To Add Employees to streamline your employee onboarding process. Also check out Frequently Asked Questions About Employee Global Payroll Onboarding for answers to common questions.
If you need to update your employees’ salaries, role, start date, etc check How to update a Global Payroll Contract. In case you need to transfer employees from one of your entities to another, please review how to Migrate Global Payroll Employees to Different Entities.
Curious to know where your employees are in the onboarding process? Learn how by reviewing About the Global Onboarding Tracker.
With Deel as your Global Payroll Partner you can seamlessly manage your employee benefits in the United States. See more details on How To Offer Benefits To Your US Employees and How to review requests for Qualifying Life Events.
For offboarding questions, please review How To Begin The Termination Process And Offboard A Global Payroll Direct Employee.
Document Collection and Customization
You’re almost done! Your OBM will support and guide you through the document collection process. After successfully submitting all the requirements for payroll setup and sharing your desired customization when it comes to reporting, our group will acknowledge receipt and confirm we are ready for Go Live!
Talking about reporting, you can now set up your Chart of Accounts and General Ledger Template.
You will need to submit a Global Payroll report before the payroll cut-off date. You will go through this process before the go live cycle in case a Parallel Payroll is required to be processed (only applicable for entities that have been running payroll already). See How To Submit A Global Payroll Report for information on submitting the report, browse our Recurring GP Allowances and Deductions and check out About The Global Payroll Dashboard to determine the specific cut-off date for each country, as well as instructions for the Payroll calendar. Additionally, you will be able to Upload documents for Global Payroll Cycles to provide inputs that are not captured in the Payroll Report.
To manage your group's expenses, see How to Enable, Approve and Edit Global Payroll Employee Expenses. In case you are running payroll for hourly employees see How do I review Employee Worked Hours.
Be sure to review and edit your payroll report so we can incorporate all the additional items needed, such as bonuses, allowances, etc. See How To Update Items On Your Global Payroll Report for more information.
You’ve made all the necessary preparations and it’s now time to process payroll. There are several statuses that indicate where you are in the process. A breakdown of each status can be seen in What Do The Different Payroll Statuses Mean?
You will need to review and approve the payroll package based on the report you submitted earlier. Learn more about the review and approval process on How To Review And Approve A Payroll Package. After approving the package, you can proceed with paying your employees by reviewing the steps shared on How To Pay Your Global Payroll Employees.
Forgot something? No worries! Deel supports on demand payroll and you will be able to run multiple cycles. See more details on How To Create An Off-Cycle Global Payroll Report.
Congratulations, you have processed payroll for your employees!
You can access and take advantage of our reporting and analytics resources to get insights on payroll trends within your entities. See Customizing And Downloading Gross To Net Reports For Global Payroll & How To Customize A Direct Employee Deductions or Contributions Report for assistance on customizing and running the reports.
Feel free to check our FAQs for additional information: Frequently Asked Questions About Global Payroll