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Reviewing Accumulators

Year-End is a great time to review your accumulators to ensure they’re set correctly for all earnings, deductions, and benefits.

Additional Information
In Avanti, accumulators collect values from selected codes for formula calculations, such as vacation pay, WCB, and service hours. By selecting an accumulator on a specific code, the amount/units for that code in that pay period are put into a ‘bucket’ which can be used in formulas and reports. 

In this article, the following accumulators will be reviewed:

Review Accumulators for Vacation Dollars and Hours

Step 1: Open Vacation Groups in the Avanti Desktop Application.
By default, this can be found in Canadian Payroll >> Employer Payroll Tables.

Step 2: Select a Vacation Group, then select Modify.

Step 3: On the Earning Vacation tab, confirm vacation dollars and hours are correct for the earning codes.

Yes: The earning code is included in the calculation for vacation earnings or hours.
No: The earning code is not included in the calculation for vacation earnings or hours.

  • If these are not set correctly, we can help. Reach out to us at: Care@Avanti.ca.

Additional Information
The vacation earnings and hours correspond to accumulators A1 and A11.

  • Vac Earnings is accumulator A1

  • Vac Hours is accumulator A11

Step 4: On the Deduction/Benefits Vacation tab, confirm whether the deduction/benefit codes are correct for Vacation Dollars.

  • If these aren’t set correctly, we’re here to help. Contact Client Care, Care@Avanti.ca, for additional assistance.

Additional Information
The Vacation Deduction and Benefits correspond to accumulator A1, Vacation Dollars.

Step 5: Select Cancel to close the Vacation Group.

Step 6: Repeat Steps 2 to 5 for each Vacation Group.

Congratulations! You have finished reviewing the accumulators for Vacation Dollars and Hours.

Review Accumulators for WCB Dollars

Step 1: Open Worker’s Comp Groups in the Avanti Desktop Application.
By default, this can be found in Canadian Payroll >> Taxation & Assessment Tables.

Step 2: Select a group, then select Modify.

Step 3: On the Earning WCB tab, confirm whether WCB dollars are correct for the earning codes.

  • If these aren’t set correctly, please let us know. You can reach Client Care at Care@Avanti.ca for help.

Additional Information
The WCB earnings correspond to accumulator A2, WCB Dollars.