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Financial Statements lodged on time

Shared Services SA lodged 77 sets of Financial Statements on behalf of client agencies with the Auditor-General by 11 August 2015.

Statements were lodged on time and within statutory requirements.

These Financial Statements are now in the process of being audited with a number of them requiring Chief Executive and Chief Financial Officer certification for lodgment in Parliament by 30 September. 

Performance Dashboard Launch

Enhancing the reporting of key information to clients, Shared Services SA has launched a digital Performance Dashboard for agencies to view transactional and performance reporting data by service area.

The self-service reporting tool gives agencies online access to multiple performance metrics, highlighting volumes and processing quality. Where available, data can be viewed at an agency or aggregated level.

The interactive dashboard includes agency specific information covering:

Payroll document submission via email

To assist with the timely processing of timesheets, leave forms, contracts and other payroll related documents, Shared Services SA has specific email addresses for the receipt of payroll documentation.

By using the agency specific documentation email address instead of the general enquiry email, Payroll Services can better sort and process the hundreds of documents received daily.

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Basware milestone: 500,000 SA Health invoices

In June 2015, the e-Procurement Solution (Basware) rollout that helps automate the accounts payable process reached a notable milestone of 500,000 invoices paid in SA Health.

Since the rollout began, SA Health payment performance has improved from an average of 78% to 90% of invoices paid within 30 days.

In July 2015, SA Health will be the final portion of a South Australian Government agency to transition to Basware under the Shared Services SA reform initiative. SA Health has concurrently been deploying its financial management system, Oracle.

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Payment Summary Distribution

When do I receive my Payment Summary?

Employees who receive Payroll Services from Shared Services SA can expect their Payment Summary to be issued by 14 July 2015.

A list of applicable agencies is available on the Shared Services SA website.

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First pay cycle alignment completed for CHRIS 21 Project

In preparation for the upgrade of the state government’s main payroll system from CHRIS 5 to CHRIS 21, some agency employees will have a change to their pay day and/or cycle.

Shared Services SA successfully completed the first pay cycle alignment affecting some employees in the Department for Communities and Social Inclusion and SACE Board of SA last month.

Reforming the recovery of salary overpayments

Working with the Office for the Public Sector, Shared Services SA has adopted new procedures in accordance with the Recovery of Overpayments (Determination 6).

These new procedures start on 1 July 2015 and will assist the South Australian Government to more effectively meet its obligations under the Treasurer’s Instructions (TI5).

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