State Payroll
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State Payroll Training & Resources

The Division of Finance’s State Payroll team offers online training and resources to state employees on the SAP payroll system, Employee Self-Service (ESS) system, and year-end payroll procedures.
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The online SAP Payroll training course, available to state employees only, introduces the State of Utah SAP Payroll System. It teaches how to navigate the screens, enter time sheet and miscellaneous data, review the results of payroll processing, and find relevant employee information, such as leave balances, etc.

Employees must complete the course and the course evaluation before receiving access to the SAP system. The evaluation consists of 20 randomly selected questions.

After passing the course evaluation with a correct score of 80% or higher, employees have access to an online “Certificate of Completion.” Employees must type their name on the certificate in the name field provided, print the certificate, and fax a copy of the certificate, along with the security request form, PYSA1 – Payroll System Access Request Form, to the Payroll security administrator at (FAX)  385-465-6012 or scan and email to  (Email)  If you have questions or need further assistance, please call (Phone) 801-957-7770.

Use Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, and Mozilla Firefox browsers to access Online SAP Payroll System Training and test questions.