Paychex the payroll solutions company has released a mobile app for Blackberry, Iphone and Android. The app allows you to access employee payroll info right from your phone. Employees can also access their benefits and pension info as well.
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Paychex Brings Payroll and Benefits Convenience to America’s Businesses with the Paychex Mobile Smartphone App
New smartphone application for iPhone®, Android™, and BlackBerry® gives business owners – and their employees – access to Paychex payroll and benefits data
Paychex, Inc., a leading provider of payroll, human resource, and benefits outsourcing solutions for small- to medium-sized businesses, today announced the launch of its Paychex Mobile smartphone application for iPhone®, Android™, and BlackBerry®. The app provides Paychex clients powerful tools for instant management and increased productivity, while offering their employees on-the-go access to personal payroll, benefits, and retirement information.
“Paychex is proud to continue the expansion of its Software-as-a-Service offerings with the launch of Paychex Mobile. The app allows users to access their Paychex payroll, benefits, and retirement information when, where, and how they want—directly from the palm of their hand,” said Paychex President and CEO Martin Mucci. “With the launch of Paychex Mobile, we look forward to meeting the evolving needs of our clients, while maintaining the personal service they rely on every day.”
Paychex Mobile provides an optimized screen for easy viewing that allows users to connect to a customized dashboard of favorite tasks that include a variety of employer- or employee-focused features:
· Employee contact list, with one click
e-mail and call capabilities
· Payroll Journal and Cash Requirements reports
· Employee check stubs and W-2 Forms
· Employee time-off balances
· Retirement administrator views
· Check stubs and W-2 Forms
· Time-off balances
· Retirement balances, loans, and contributions
· FSA balances and reimbursements
· Basic personal information
The Paychex Mobile dashboard provides a navigation point into the app’s various features, and allows users to configure and customize the dashboard with their preferences. Additionally, scrolling navigation at the top of the subsequent screens allows users to move freely to other parts of the application, without toggling back to the main menu.
Paychex Mobile is also available to accountants working with Paychex clients. By providing a full range of client reports, the app offers another tool to accountants who need instant access to their clients’ data — including the cash requirements and payroll journal reports—further enhancing accountants’ role as their clients’ most trusted advisor. (Paychex is the preferred payroll and retirement services provider for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants – AICPA – Trusted Business Advisor Program.)
“Our smartphone strategy continues our practice of offering features that benefit all Paychex user groups—our clients, their employees, and the accountants who serve them,” said Michael Gioja, Paychex senior vice president of information technology, product management and development. “The Paychex Mobile smartphone app, along with our existing tablet app offerings, demonstrates our commitment to helping business owners, and their employees, use mobile technology to its fullest potential—and we look forward to even more advancements in the months ahead.”
Use of the Paychex Mobile smartphone app requires a Paychex Single Sign-On account. Once registered, the same single username and password used to gain access on a laptop, PC, or tablet is also used for smartphone access. Employers don’t have to use the app for their employees to access it. If the employer has a Single Sign-On account, an employee can then use the smartphone app with a username and password provided by the their payroll administrator.
The Paychex Mobile smartphone application is available for download, at no cost, for iPhone from the Apple® App Store, for Android from Google Play, and for BlackBerry from BlackBerry App World™.
For a demo of Paychex Mobile, access it directly through the application available on your smartphone’s app marketplace.
Paychex Mobile Smartphone App Requirements
To use the Paychex Mobile smartphone app, users must have an Apple iPhone or iPod Touch® with iOS 4.0 or later, an Android smartphone with Android OS 2.2 or later, or a BlackBerry 7.0 or later. Users must also have a Paychex Single Sign-On account, as well as an Internet connection.
Editor’s note: Images of the Paychex Mobile smartphone app, as well as a short video, are available for download in the Paychex newsroom.
Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX) is a leading provider of payroll, human resource, and benefits outsourcing solutions for small- to medium-sized businesses. The company offers comprehensive payroll services, including payroll processing, payroll tax administration, and employee pay services, including direct deposit, check signing, and Readychex®. Human resource services include 401(k) plan recordkeeping, section 125 plans, a professional employer organization, time and attendance solutions, and other administrative services for business. A variety of business insurance products, including group health and workers’ compensation, are made available through Paychex Insurance Agency, Inc. Paychex was founded in 1971. With headquarters in Rochester, New York, the company has more than 100 offices serving approximately 564,000 payroll clients nationwide as of May 31, 2011. For more information about Paychex and our products, visit www.paychex.com.
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Experience the freedom of running your business on-the-go with Paychex. Paychex Mobile helps you stay connected with a dashboard of favorites including payroll, reports, time-off info, and retirement services; all with the mobility of your mobile device.
Note: Use of the Paychex Mobile app requires an upgrade to our new, Single Sign-On platform. This upgrade will allow you to access your Paychex applications from one login. If you haven’t already upgraded, please contact your payroll specialist for your free upgrade and start using our convenient app today!
With Paychex Mobile, important information is always at your fingertips including:
- Payroll information by check date and tax documents.
- Individual employee check stubs by check date as needed.
- Employee information, compensation, taxes, and deductions.
- Time-off balances by employee.
- Retirement plan balances and participation rates.