About Paychex Flex

Paychex Flex is a cloud-based payroll management system which helps users manage payroll activity with payroll processing technology, built-in safeguards and automatic payroll tax calculation, payment, and filling, as well as reporting and analytics tools.

Accessible from any desktop or mobile device via single sign-on, Paychex Flex aims to help users spend less time keying duplicate information across multiple systems and more time focusing on what matters most to their business.

Employees can check retirement balances, update allocations, and punch in and out to record their time and attendance, as well as enroll, view and update benefis information. Users also have quick and central access to policies, procedures, employee documents and paystubs. Paychex Flex helps users make informed decisions with more than 160 standard reports and dashboards, plus fully customizable and configurable reports.

Paychex solutions includes 24/7 U.S. based support and the option to work with a dedicated HR professional. Paychex employs over 100 analysts to track changes to regulations, taxes, and laws, so users and their businesses can respond proactively to changes.

Pricing starting from:

Not provided by vendor

  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

Key benefits of Paychex Flex

  • Self-service portal allows employees to access, and view, payroll information like paystubs and W-2s conveniently online.
  • Automatic notifications serve to alert users to potential payroll issues.
  • Intuitive, user-friendly interface aims to make running payroll simple.
  • Native mobile apps for iOS and Android give users the flexibility to manage payroll activity on the go.
  • Offers 24/7 tech support from experienced professionals.
  • Typical Customers

    • Freelancers
    • Small Businesses (2-50)
    • Mid-size Companies (51-500)
    • Large enterprises (500 and more)

    Deployment

    • Cloud-based
    • On-premise

    Markets

    United States

    Supported Languages

    English

    Pricing starting from:

    Not provided by vendor

    • Free Version
    • Free Trial
    • Subscription

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    Features

    Total features of Paychex Flex: 67

    • 360 Degree Feedback
    • 401(k) Tracking
    • Access Controls/Permissions
    • Accounting Integration
    • Alerts/Notifications
    • Applicant Tracking
    • Approval Process Control
    • Assessment Management
    • Attendance Tracking
    • Background Screening
    • Benefits Dashboard
    • Benefits Management
    • Biometric Recognition
    • Calendar Management
    • Candidate Management
    • Candidate Profiles
    • Candidate Tracking
    • Check Printing
    • Compensation Management
    • Compliance Management
    • Compliance Tracking
    • Customisable Reports
    • Direct Deposit
    • Electronic Forms
    • Email Templates
    • Employee Database
    • Employee Onboarding
    • Employee Profiles
    • Employee Scheduling
    • FMLA Administration
    • For Accountants
    • For Small Businesses
    • HR Management
    • Internal HR
    • Interview Management
    • Interview Scheduling
    • Job Posting
    • Learning & Development
    • Leave Tracking
    • Mobile Access
    • Multi-State
    • Onboarding
    • Online Benefits Enrollment
    • Online Time Clock
    • Orientation Workflow Management
    • Overtime Calculation
    • Payroll Management
    • Payroll Outsourcing
    • Payroll Reporting
    • Performance Management
    • Real Time Reporting
    • Recruitment Management
    • Reminders
    • Reporting & Statistics
    • Reporting/Analytics
    • Self Service Portal
    • Tax Compliance
    • Time & Attendance
    • Time Off Management
    • Time Tracking
    • Timesheet Management
    • Training Management
    • Vacation/Leave Tracking
    • W-2 Preparation
    • Wage Garnishment
    • Web-based Deployment
    • Workflow Management

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    Reviews

    Overall rating

    4.1 /5
    (1,341)
    Value for Money
    4.0/5
    Features
    4.0/5
    Ease of Use
    4.1/5
    Customer Support
    3.9/5

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    N Armand François
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    • Industry: Computer Networking
    • Company size: 2-10 Employees
    • Used Daily for 6-12 months
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    • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

    I'm very satisfied

    Reviewed on 26/9/2022

    Pros

    Overall correct application and easy to use

    Cons

    Nothing special really. Good application, I recommend it

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    Imam
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    • Industry: Graphic Design
    • Company size: 2-10 Employees
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
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    • Ease of Use
    • Customer Support
    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    My experience with paychex flex

    Reviewed on 31/12/2022

    It's been a very good app so far, i love it.

    It's been a very good app so far, i love it.

    Pros

    A more concise app. You guys did a great job! Thanks for doing That, also looks very attractive.

    Cons

    Nothing actually, i'm pleases With the app.

    Kelly
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    • Industry: Marketing & Advertising
    • Company size: 2-10 Employees
    • Used Weekly for 6-12 months
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    • Ease of Use
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    • Likelihood to recommend 4.0 /10

    Payroll Software

    Reviewed on 21/12/2022

    We used it for about a year. I found that it is easier and cheaper to do my payroll myself. If you...

    We used it for about a year. I found that it is easier and cheaper to do my payroll myself. If you have a large team, it would be beneficial. I do recommend shopping around for other companies that provide the same service.

    Pros

    I liked how Paychex did direct deposits and handled taxes for my company. The customer support was nice as well.

    Cons

    It was a little hard to update employees' information. It was a process that took time because you had to delete the employee and then re-enter the employee in order to update.

    Emily
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    • Industry: Recreational Facilities & Services
    • Company size: 51-200 Employees
    • Used Weekly for 2+ years
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    PayChex Flex Helps With Employee Management

    Reviewed on 16/1/2023

    The flexibility that comes with being able to support our employees with real-time, comprehensive...

    The flexibility that comes with being able to support our employees with real-time, comprehensive pay info is unmatched.

    Pros

    Our organization welcomes a number of seasonal international staff on J-1 visas. Paychex Flex makes it much easier to consolidate all of their pay-related information into one easy to access place.

    Cons

    There are few cons to using this software for us as an organization. Occasionally, the acquisition of social security numbers can take a while for those international staff, but Paychex Flex is always very patient with the timing.

    Sarah
    Overall rating
    • Industry: Computer & Network Security
    • Company size: 2-10 Employees
    • Used Daily for 1+ year
    • Review Source

    Overall rating

    • Ease of Use
    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    A must have for payroll and benefit management

    Reviewed on 10/1/2023

    I highly recommend this product for your organization.

    I highly recommend this product for your organization.

    Pros

    This product is easy to navigate for both managers and employees. It helps track PTO in real time and helps manage days off.

    Cons

    I do not think there is one. I have enjoyed using this product for over 5 years. It has so many functions that is a must have.

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    Paychex Flex offers the following pricing plans:

    • Starting from:
    • Free Trial: Not Available

    Contact Paychex for detailed pricing.

    Paychex Flex has the following typical customers:

    Self Employed, 2-10, 11-50, 51-200, 201-500, 501-1,000

    Paychex Flex supports the following languages:

    English

    Paychex Flex supports the following devices:

    Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile), iPad (Mobile)

    Paychex Flex integrates with the following applications:

    Altametrics, BambooHR, Clover, Hubworks Suite, Quickbooks Online, Sage Intacct, Xero

    Paychex Flex offers the following support options:

    Email/Help Desk, Phone Support, 24/7 (Live rep), Chat

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