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Score 8.3 out of 100
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Score 3.1 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Ceridian Powerpay

In all honestly I don’t know a situation where Ceridian Powerpay would not be appropriate to use. I have used it at a company with 12 employees, and at a company with 100 employees. The system works great regardless of company size and the benefits significantly outweigh any (if any) negatives.
I only have experience with the system in the hospitality industry but it covered all our needs and more that I can only imagine that would apply to other industries as well.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

FinancialForce HCM

FinancialForce HCM is well suited when it comes to any of our workers.[They] can request time off, and immediately their manager gets an email notification to approve or reject their request - this saves paper and saves time while still having a paper trail for the request.
The fact that it's a managed packaged - we've requested a lot of customization that couldn't be done which makes it hard to meet our needs.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Payroll Management

Ceridian Powerpay
9.5
FinancialForce HCM
7.5
Pay calculation
Ceridian Powerpay
10.0
FinancialForce HCM
8.1
Off-cycle/On-Demand payment
Ceridian Powerpay
10.0
FinancialForce HCM
Benefit plan administration
Ceridian Powerpay
8.0
FinancialForce HCM
6.5
Direct deposit files
Ceridian Powerpay
10.0
FinancialForce HCM
8.0
Salary revision and increment management
Ceridian Powerpay
9.2
FinancialForce HCM
7.2
Reimbursement management
Ceridian Powerpay
9.6
FinancialForce HCM
6.2
Support for external payroll vendors
Ceridian Powerpay
FinancialForce HCM
8.8

Human Resource Management

Ceridian Powerpay
FinancialForce HCM
8.5
Employee demographic data
Ceridian Powerpay
FinancialForce HCM
7.4
Employment history
Ceridian Powerpay
FinancialForce HCM
8.0
Job profiles and administration
Ceridian Powerpay
FinancialForce HCM
9.0
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.
Ceridian Powerpay
FinancialForce HCM
9.7
Organizational charting
Ceridian Powerpay
FinancialForce HCM
8.7
Organization and location management
Ceridian Powerpay
FinancialForce HCM
8.4
Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)
Ceridian Powerpay
FinancialForce HCM
8.1

Leave and Attendance Management

Ceridian Powerpay
FinancialForce HCM
8.0
Approval workflow
Ceridian Powerpay
FinancialForce HCM
7.6
Balance details
Ceridian Powerpay
FinancialForce HCM
8.2
Annual carry-forward and encashment
Ceridian Powerpay
FinancialForce HCM
8.1

Employee Self Service

Ceridian Powerpay
FinancialForce HCM
7.3
View and generate pay and benefit information
Ceridian Powerpay
FinancialForce HCM
7.3
Update personal information
Ceridian Powerpay
FinancialForce HCM
7.7
View company policy documentation
Ceridian Powerpay
FinancialForce HCM
6.9
Employee recognition
Ceridian Powerpay
FinancialForce HCM
7.6
View job history
Ceridian Powerpay
FinancialForce HCM
7.0

Asset Management

Ceridian Powerpay
FinancialForce HCM
8.0
Tracking of all physical assets
Ceridian Powerpay
FinancialForce HCM
8.0

HR Reporting

Ceridian Powerpay
FinancialForce HCM
7.8
Report builder
Ceridian Powerpay
FinancialForce HCM
7.5
Pre-built reports
Ceridian Powerpay
FinancialForce HCM
8.3
Ability to combine HR data with external data
Ceridian Powerpay
FinancialForce HCM
7.6

Onboarding

Ceridian Powerpay
FinancialForce HCM
7.2
New hire portal
Ceridian Powerpay
FinancialForce HCM
6.6
Manager tracking tools
Ceridian Powerpay
FinancialForce HCM
7.9

Performance and Goals

Ceridian Powerpay
FinancialForce HCM
7.6
Corporate goal setting
Ceridian Powerpay
FinancialForce HCM
7.7
Individual goal setting
Ceridian Powerpay
FinancialForce HCM
6.7
Line-of sight-visibility
Ceridian Powerpay
FinancialForce HCM
7.1
Performance tracking
Ceridian Powerpay
FinancialForce HCM
8.8

Performance Management

Ceridian Powerpay
FinancialForce HCM
7.3
Performance plans
Ceridian Powerpay
FinancialForce HCM
8.1
Performance improvement plans
Ceridian Powerpay
FinancialForce HCM
7.6
Review status tracking
Ceridian Powerpay
FinancialForce HCM
6.6
Review reminders
Ceridian Powerpay
FinancialForce HCM
7.5
Multiple review frequency
Ceridian Powerpay
FinancialForce HCM
6.9

Succession Planning

Ceridian Powerpay
FinancialForce HCM
6.5
Create succession plans/pools
Ceridian Powerpay
FinancialForce HCM
5.8
Candidate ranking
Ceridian Powerpay
FinancialForce HCM
6.7
Candidate search
Ceridian Powerpay
FinancialForce HCM
6.9
Candidate development
Ceridian Powerpay
FinancialForce HCM
6.7

Recruiting / ATS

Ceridian Powerpay
FinancialForce HCM
7.5
Job Requisition Management
Ceridian Powerpay
FinancialForce HCM
8.3
Company Website Posting
Ceridian Powerpay
FinancialForce HCM
7.3
Publish to Social Media
Ceridian Powerpay
FinancialForce HCM
7.4
Job Search Site Posting
Ceridian Powerpay
FinancialForce HCM
8.1
Duplicate Candidate Prevention
Ceridian Powerpay
FinancialForce HCM
7.7
Applicant Tracking
Ceridian Powerpay
FinancialForce HCM
6.8
Notifications and Alerts
Ceridian Powerpay
FinancialForce HCM
7.1

Pros

Ceridian Powerpay

  • Ceridian Powerpay simplifies the payroll process, very little manual work involved during each payroll run.
  • Ceridian Powerpay is mostly an intuitive interface with easy to understand workflows to allow for multiple users to be able to use the system if required.
Matt LeMaire, B.A., M.A. | TrustRadius Reviewer

FinancialForce HCM

  • FinancialForce HCM gives you the full life cycle of the Hire to Retire process supported by standard Salesforce functionality.
  • The employee and manager self-service functionality allows for end users to be more efficient in their daily HR tasks.
  • HR admins gain 360 views through robust dashboards and reports.
Machell Enke | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Ceridian Powerpay

  • Would be great if you could search for specific ROEs in the system rather than having to go into each individual pay period package to locate - especially when there may be 10+ ROEs.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

FinancialForce HCM

  • When we add a new position and requisition, we were under the impression, that the posting would pull automatically from the position. This is true, but it jumbles all the information into one long paragraph.
Mallory Davis | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Ceridian Powerpay

Ceridian Powerpay 8.0
Based on 2 answers
Generally, Ceridian Powerpay support is strong, with the edge given to the telephone staff, which is prompt and always helpful. When I have had to reach out via telephone, I am greeted quickly and provided with a quick resolution to my issue. The email support leaves a bit to be desired, though, as my experience with change requests result in long waits for confirmation and completion, with some instances not even being given a resolution to an issue without requiring additional follow-up. I shouldn’t have to stay on top of the support in addition to providing the details needed, and it should just get done.
Matt LeMaire, B.A., M.A. | TrustRadius Reviewer

FinancialForce HCM

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Ceridian Powerpay

Have not used any other payroll software in my experience.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

FinancialForce HCM

After discussing several HCM vendors, it was decided that Financial Force HCM was the best fit for this client because it had the right balance between features and price. Considering the modules they required, and their current software setup (mainly Salesforce) Financial Force HCM made the most sense for this client
Calvin Harris | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Ceridian Powerpay

  • Positive: Ceridian Powerpay is cost-effective for our organization as we do not require a more robust solution—it fits our needs well without breaking the bank.
  • Positive: Ceridian Powerpay is mostly intuitive, easy to use, and as a result, easy to train team members in. This allows for additional coverage for the payroll system should the key user not be available or require assistance.
Matt LeMaire, B.A., M.A. | TrustRadius Reviewer

FinancialForce HCM

  • It improved self service capabilities - saving significant HR time.
Jonathan Baird | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Ceridian Powerpay

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

FinancialForce HCM

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Ceridian Powerpay
8.5
FinancialForce HCM
8.1

Support Rating

Ceridian Powerpay
8.0
FinancialForce HCM

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