What is Payroll Process Outsourcing (PPO)?

Organization’s seeking an external partner to handle all or part of their payroll related functions use Workspend’s Payroll Process Outsourcing (PPO) service offerings to drive risk, time, and cost out of the process. Workspend offers payroll administration and processing services for both full-time and contingent labor categories.

Workspend’s PPO solution can easily be tailored and calibrated to address your company’s strategic
payroll needs, both near- and long-term. Scaling the solution up or down depending on your needs
is part of the package.

Benefits of PPO

  • Enhanced compliance management via prequalification, background screening, and
    drug testing processes
  • Miscellaneous deductions & garnishments, tax preparation support enabled
  • Advanced administration of single, multi-state, and global payroll management options
  • Tax configurability across local, state, federal, and other tax structure needs
  • Benefits administration for employees, as well as holiday/sick/vacation management
  • Easily configured payment process via direct deposit, check, pay cards
  • Workflow automation for paycheck withholding, and standardized onboarding
  • Miscellaneous deductions & garnishments, tax preparation support enabled

What sort of PPO Solutions Exist?





Global payroll administration function deployed and managed across multiple markets in a fully integrated payroll process outsourcing program including direct hire and/or contingent labor.

A full lifecycle payroll solution that can be deployed end-to-end across an enterprise or within selected departments or locations

An end-to-end payroll solution deployed for a specific mission-critical initiative

A payroll-specific solution deployed in conjunction with client administration team

Which PPO Model is right for me?

Numerous cultural and organizational considerations come into play when you are attempting to determine whether or not a PPO model, and which PPO model, is a “right fit” for your organization.

By thoroughly evaluating these considerations, you will be able to more closely align your PPO needs to the “right fit” PPO solution in the marketplace, setting you up to achieve your organization’s payroll administration goals.

PPO Checklist

Want to learn more about Workspend's
PPO solution offerings?

Whether you're looking for a completely outsourced turnkey RPO plan or modularized RPO plan, or something in-between, Workspend's delivery model flexibility can help you achieve significant gains from your recruitment processes.

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