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Date: August 28, 2013

Bulletin Number: 1263

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Subject

SFS cost centers in PayServ for 09/16/2013 & 09/30/2013 lapse dates

Purpose

To inform agencies that position pools in PayServ may require updates for SFS lapsing.

Affected Employees

All agencies

Check Date(s)

Institution – 09/19/2013 & 10/3/2013

Administration – 09/25/2013 & 10/09/2013

Background

Certain cost centers in SFS will be lapsing and will no longer be able for use in PayServ.

OSC Actions

OSC will provide weekly a spreadsheet of all current positions that are associated with a cost center that is scheduled to lapse on 9/16/2013 or 09/30/2013. A link will be posted on the PayServ bulletin board on a weekly basis as well as the OSC website.

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Agency Actions

Agencies will have to ensure that any position pools that appear on the spreadsheet are updated with valid cost centers.

If the cost center is lapsing on 09/16/2013, agencies will need to insert a new row into PayServ with a valid cost center effective the beginning of the pay period for the following check dates (Institution – 09/19/2013 & Administration – 09/25/2013). These updates must be completed in PayServ by (Institution – 09/11/2013 & Administration – 09/18/2013) to ensure that the Payroll files can be successfully processed in SFS.

If the cost center is lapsing on 09/30/2013, agencies will to insert a new row in PayServ with a valid cost center effective the beginning of the pay period for the following check dates (Institution – 10/03/2013 & Administration – 10/09/2013). These updates must be completed in PayServ (Institution – 09/25/2013 & Administration – 10/02/2013) to ensure that the Payroll files can be successfully processed in SFS.

Questions

Questions regarding this bulletin should be directed to the payroll systems mailbox (payrollsystemquestions@osc.state.ny.us). 

All related resources for agencies regarding lapsing (including the OSC Accounting Operations Advisory Number 6) can be found at:
http://www.sfs.ny.gov/lapsing