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Workforce analytics and reporting

Business decisions often depend on hard facts about your operations and your employees. Get the payroll, HR, and benefits insights you need to make data-driven decisions with the robust workforce analytics capabilities within Paychex Flex®. Or authorize your accountant, bookkeeper, or advisor to access your reports so they can continue to provide the support you need.

  • Out-of-the box reports

    Use our time-tested standard reports or customize them to meet your individual needs.

  • Robust HR analytics

    Understand your situation better with powerful exploratory analytics and the ability to build custom workforce reports to meet the unique demands of your business. Use interactive live reports for detailed, real-time analytics, including turnover trends by department.

  • Quick answers

    Our Quick Answers feature makes frequently referenced information — hours, total earnings, net pay, tax liability, etc. — available at a glance, without having to generate a PDF report.

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Workforce Analytics from Paychex Flex

Gain deeper insights that fuel growth

What you get with Paychex Flex workforce analytics:

  • 160+ standard reports
  • Reports available via desktop or mobile device
  • Per-pay-period, quarterly, or custom range sets
  • Live reports provide immediate, on-screen results
  • Quick access to frequently requested reports
  • Export flexibility
  • Easy-to-use dashboards for a variety of functions — payroll, time and attendance, recruiting, HR, and more
  • The ability to create custom reports from scratch

Get the workforce analytics you need, when you need them

  • View reports fast

    Quick Reports gives you immediate access to all your most important reports, right from the main dashboard.

  • Add reports to favorites

    Designate the reports you use most often and have them available for quick and easy access right when you log in.

  • Build custom reports

    Choose parameters to customize reports by specific or relative dates, employee, type, and many other attributes.

  • Interact with Live Reports

    Discover trends with interactive live reporting and immediate on-screen feedback.

Analyze employee trends, labor costs, and more

  • Function-focused dashboards

    Access the analytics you need to evaluate and proactively address workforce costs and trends, with visual dashboards for:

    • Payroll labor costs
    • HR analytics and turnover trends
    • Recruiting and applicant tracking
    • Time and attendance
    • Affordable Care Act reporting
  • Flexible report sets

    Retrieve reports in packages of per-pay-period, quarterly, or annual data, or create your own set of favorite reports.

  • Data export

    Export report data to third-party software and add your own fields, build graphs, or adjust the formatting. Export as:

    • XLS
    • PDF
    • Fixed-width
    • CSV
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Drive Contextual Insights with Live Reports

Interact with and drill into dashboards and reports for more detailed, real-time analytics. Monitor hiring and turnover metrics to help you uncover improvement opportunities and provide insight to other leaders within your organization. Leverage benchmarking data to see how you compare with others in your industry, region, and company size.

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