Faster, easier, and friendlier payroll

Save time with an in-house solution that gives you control over how and when you release pay, while saving you days in processing time. From automating compliance to unlimited pay runs, we’ve got you covered.

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Trusted by 300+ Canadian Companies

Payroll software designed with you in mind

Work with a payroll solution that understands what you need. From simplifying and speeding up processing, to help you automate tedious tasks – we’re here to make it all easier.

Spend less time getting more done

Get to payday your way. With Avanti’s flexible in-house solution, you can run your payroll accurately and confidently in less time.

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Highly configurable in-house solution

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Effortless Canadian compliance

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Time tracking synced with payroll

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Canadian payroll expertise & support

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Employee self-service

Payroll Management Software

Fast, accurate & compliant payroll – every time

Our in-house payroll puts you in the driver’s seat – run payroll when you want, as many times as you need – even off-cycle – with zero extra costs. In Avanti, you can easily manage benefits, deductions, CRA and pensions remittances, and more with custom earning codes with configurable formulas.

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Unlimited payroll runs

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Ensure accuracy & compliance

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Automate manual tasks

Payroll Management Reporting Software

No-sweat employee documentation

Set up new employees for success with automated payroll and assigned self-serve documents. And when an employee leaves, you can make it easy on everyone with digitally processed severance, notice pay, and ROE.

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Automatically set up new employee payroll

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Guide their experience with easy steps & auto-assigned tasks

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Self-serve paperwork for banking, contracts, TD1s, profiles, & more

People & Performance Management

Get more out of your reporting

Access all the payroll and people data you need from one place. From budgeting and forecasting, to identifying trends and determining cost savings, Avanti’s advanced reporting tools make it easy for you to provide stakeholders with key insights, faster.

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Access 175 standard reports

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Create custom reports at no extra cost

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Automatically schedule & send reports

T4 Processing

Take the stress out of Year-End

We want your Year-End process to go as smoothly as possible. To ensure your compliance, we provide regular tax updates throughout the year. We also provide dedicated webinars and practical Year-End and T4 guides to help get you to the finish line.

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Automatic amendments & adjustments

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Employee self-serve tax documents

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Year-End resources & support

Avanti Self-Service Portal

Features for people & payroll in Canada

Simplify your work and support your team backed by our full suite of powerful HCM tools and Canadian payroll expertise.

What our clients say

See what actual users are saying about Avanti, from usability and key features to implementation, customer support, and more.

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We can now use Avanti’s web timesheets to do final pay, so we don’t have to email managers to ask them where their paper time sheets are anymore. It makes everything much faster than before.
Carolyn Lesyshen
Payroll Supervisor, Servus Credit Union
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Because Avanti is so efficient at processing payroll, our payroll administrators don’t have to do a whole bunch of data entry anymore. They’re actually able to run the payroll and do some analysis… instead of just running to get it out the door.
Sherri Kisser
Manager, Finance & Accounting Systems, Glacier Media Group
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We've been able to automate a ton of stuff that we had to key into the systems before...When we were using the old systems on a payroll processing week, it took us four days. Now, it takes us only two.
Candace McGee
Manager, Payroll & Benefits,
Canadian Rocky Mountain Resorts
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Compared to the other systems I've used, I would recommend Avanti in a heartbeat. It's so nice to be able to do everything on your own.
Melissa Baena
Senior Payroll Specialist, Acera Insurance
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Switching to Avanti means more peace of mind. Avanti understands cloud-based security for payroll. And, when we did the initial proposal, we realized that the cost per employee per pay period was almost half of what it used to be.
Jonathan Lee
Corporate Controller, Westcorp
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We’ve been with Avanti for a long time and greatly benefit from having an integrated payroll and human resources (HR) solution. Before Avanti, we had a separate payroll function, and many HR tasks were done manually. Avanti’s HR information system (HRIS) has enabled us to go digital and has driven significant operational efficiencies.
Margaret Bailey
Assistant Manager and Systems & Applications Analyst, Children’s Aid Society of London and Middlesex (CASLM)

Frequently Asked Questions

Your time is precious, let’s save you a few clicks. Here are some of our most asked questions.

Can Avanti generate payroll reports?
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Avanti comes with 175 standard report templates. You can also create custom reports using all the data across your system with our Report Designer at no extra charge.

Is there a cost for off-cycle payroll runs?
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No, there’s no additional cost! Avanti supports processing multiple pay runs such as off-cycle and manual payments at no extra charge, including retroactive pay, which includes compensating employees for a shortfall from a previous pay period.

Can Avanti handle multiple unions?
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Yes, Avanti can handle multiple collective agreements within the system, support collective agreements, and multiple benefit programs.

Can Avanti handle multiple business numbers?
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Yes, Avanti can handle multiple business numbers, including franchisee management or subsidiary organizations.

Can I customize my pay codes in Avanti?
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Yes! Part of your implementation process will involve working with a dedicated Implementation Consultant to understand how you currently run payroll and configuring your Avanti system to meet your needs, including pay codes, earning/deduction codes, time & attendance requirements, and more.

Is my employee's payroll data secure?
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Yes. As a SaaS provider, Avanti Software takes your security seriously. This dedication is reflected in everything we do – from our people and processes to our data centres and product security. As an Avanti client, you can rely on us to protect your data and operational security at every step. For more information, learn more about our security practices here or review our privacy policy.

Can employees access their tax slips in Avanti?
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Yes! Avanti’s self-service web portal makes it easy for you to distribute tax slips during year-end and for employees to securely access them.

If you’re a client and need assistance, please visit our Client Support Portal

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