Data Management Options

See the table below for details on the back office accounting data that you can make available for Field Time users.

Option Use to
Entry Code Setup Select earnings entry codes based on an entry code type: Hours, Units, Currency, Other, and Equipment.

Where applicable, you can change the Sub Type, Manage Time Type, and Can Upload fields for an entry code type. See Earnings Entry Code Fields for more information.

Time Type Setup Select timecard types: Not Specified, J-Job Cost Time, M-Mechanics Time, and S-Service Technician.

Time types determine how the system tracks an employee's earnings, calculates deductions and liabilities, and produces general ledger distributions.

Payroll Group Setup Select payroll groups, specify pay period duration, and choose recurring pay days. See Payroll Group Setup Fields for more information.

You must activate at least one payroll group in Field Time Console.

Period Setup Select the pay periods for each payroll group. See Pay Period Setup Fields for more information.

You must choose pay periods before users can enter or manage time in Field Time Console.

Craft Template Setup Select payroll craft templates, which allow users to override deductions, liabilities, and add-on earnings that differ from the standard craft setup.

Field Time Console imports only the payroll craft templates set up to override reciprocal agreements (job craft overrides employee's standard craft) in your back office accounting system.

Craft Code Setup Select class codes that identify work types within a craft/union. Each craft code indicates a pay rate.
Supervisor Setup Select the supervisors available when distributing time entries.
Union Code Setup Select the union codes available when distributing time entries
Equipment Code Setup Select the equipment codes available when distributing time entries.
Equipment Cost Code Setup Select the cost codes available when distributing time entries that have been charged to a piece of equipment.
Distribution Validation Codes Setup Set up and select custom codes to make available when distributing time entries.