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Hari Iyer | SyncEzy

Hari Iyer | SyncEzy

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Running Payroll from Simpro Schedule & Excluding Travel time from Overtime

For trade businesses utilising Simpro for managing operations, the importance of inputting accurate data cannot be overstated. Accurate data entry, especially regarding job costs—labour, overtime, variations, parts, and bill of materials—is crucial for maximising the value derived from Simpro. While entering parts data is relatively straightforward, often because parts are ordered directly for jobs, ensuring accurate timesheet data is more challenging yet essential.

The integration between Simpro and Xero payroll, particularly with its latest updates by SyncEzy, significantly aids in streamlining this process. By encouraging businesses to maintain a single system for timesheet and payroll management within Simpro, it ensures that employee payments are directly correlated with the job times recorded. This consolidation enables businesses to rely on their numbers within Simpro for accurate labour accounting.

The latest enhancements in the Simpro-Xero payroll integration bring several benefits:

Increased Flexibility: The integration now offers more flexibility in how payroll is processed, catering to businesses with different Enterprise Bargaining Agreements (EBAs) and negotiated rates. This customization allows for a tailored approach to payroll management, accommodating the unique needs of each business.

Customizability: SyncEzy’s updates introduce more customizability, allowing businesses to fine-tune the payroll process according to their specific requirements.

Exclusion of Travel Time from Overtime calculations: A notable update is the ability to exclude travel time as an activity from overtime calculations. This means that any time spent travelling to and from jobs will be excluded from paid overtime calculations, ensuring it is always paid at the standard rate. This adjustment can lead to significant cost savings for businesses and more accurate reflection of labour costs.

Eventually you want to run the payroll completely based on Simpro Schedule data so the team members know and have a strong incentive to make sure Simpro Times are correct.

These updates underline the importance of integrating timesheet data from Simpro directly into Xero for payroll processing. By doing so, businesses can ensure that their labour costs are accurately recorded and reflected in their financial management systems. This integration not only simplifies the payroll process but also enhances the accuracy of job costing and profitability analysis.

For businesses running Simpro, leveraging the integration with Xero for payroll through SyncEzy’s enhancements means embracing a streamlined approach to financial and labour management. It highlights the necessity of accurate data entry in operational software and the benefits of consolidating systems to improve efficiency and reliability in financial reporting.

Lear more about this Simpro Payroll integration here


Hari Iyer | SyncEzy
Hari Iyer | SyncEzy

Hari Iyer is the Founder and CEO of SyncEzy, a pioneering company at the forefront of data integration and automation solutions. With a deep understanding of the power of technology and a passion for solving complex business challenges, Hari has emerged as a visionary leader in the industry. His relentless pursuit of excellence and commitment to delivering tangible results have earned SyncEzy a loyal global clientele.

He is not only a successful entrepreneur but also an active contributor to the technology community, sharing his insights through thought leadership articles, speaking engagements, and mentorship programs. Hari’s ability to navigate the complexities of remote work serves as an inspiration for leaders, highlighting the importance of flexibility, work-life balance, and a results-oriented approach in today’s evolving work landscape.

Under his guidance, SyncEzy has gained widespread recognition for its deep integration solutions that seamlessly connect software applications, eliminate data silos, and enhance operational efficiency.

When not working, Hari is trying to be a better father, reading tech news, playing FPS games, and not exercising as he should.