Use the monthly HCA reports you have received from HCA, the Reconciliation Template found on the OFM website, and the Health Care Reconciliation Report to reconcile the differences between PAY1 and HRMS amounts related to Account 035/GL 5181 and W-2 reporting requirements. . Use the Health Insurance Sample Reconciliation and Instructions resource as needed.
Mid-Feb - Hold an internal agency year-end debriefing meeting. Document lessons learned during year end in preparation for the next year-end.
1st Week in Jan - Deadline for Manual Year-to-Date (YTD) adjustments for previous calendar year to be entered into HRMS. REMINDER: This cutoff will also include manual adjustments for other state withholding taxes.
Final Day 4 in Dec - Research employees locked out of the 12/24 payroll. Take appropriate cross-calendar year actions to pay and correct employee. This includes but is not limited to: pay employee outside of system, enter manual YTD adjustments, cross-calendar year overpayment corrections, etc.
1st Day 4 in Dec - Key final payroll master data updates into HRMS in anticipation for final payroll cutoff. Verify no errors are immediately present following master data updates with frequent Payroll Simulations.
Final Payroll Cutoff in Dec (Final Days 0-4) - Ensure your agency runs each report identified in the HRMS Processor Guide - by Pay Period meticulously. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact HereToHelp@ofm.wa.gov immediately.
Nov - Attend the Year-End Personnel Payroll Association (PPA) meeting. Visit the PPA website for details on time, date, and location. Sign up for the OFM dl SWA Contacts distribution list by emailing OFM Statewide Accounting at OFMAccounting@ofm.wa.gov to receive meeting agendas and handouts.
Late-Oct - Create an internal checklist cutoff calendar to identify agency deadlines and create a communication plan for items such as:
Attend the Personnel Payroll Association (PPA) meeting. Visit the PPA website for details on time, date, and location. Sign up for the OFM dl SWA Contacts distribution list by emailing OFM Statewide Accounting at OFMAccounting@ofm.wa.gov to receive meeting agendas and handouts.
Early-Nov - Remind employees of PEBB Annual Open Enrollment, including items such as: