Vista HRMS & Payroll

A human resources management system designed by PDS.

About Vista HRMS & Payroll

Although a single integrated HRMS/Payroll system, Vista’s individual components can be deployed in phases according to your particular needs. Vista’s core components include human resources, benefits administration, recruitment, self-service, and payroll with sophisticated underlying technology to support them. Vista also includes EasyAsk’s Intuitive Information Access, an English-language query tool that provides answers to your users’ and managers’ complex HRMS questions without the need for specialized training!


Vista’s Benefits component is a comprehensive benefits administration system that accommodates a variety of benefits management policies and procedures. Vista allows you to maintain detailed information on an unlimited number of benefit plans and coverage levels for each employee and automates the processes involved in determining eligibility, calculating premiums and appropriate payroll deductions.

Key features of the Benefits component include:

  • Automated enrollment
  • Benefit eligibility testing
  • Employee and Manager Self Service
  • Open enrollment processing
  • Retroactive cost processing
  • Tax deferred processing
  • Pension processing
  • Future enrollment processing
  • Leave accrual processing
  • COBRA eligibility

Human Resources

Vista’s Human Resources component provides you with the tools to streamline maintaining information for your employees from application, hire, status change and promotion, through termination.

Key features of the HR component include:

  • Applicant Tracking and Reporting
  • Tracking of detailed employee information (e.g. Demographics, Employment, Skills, Education, Licenses, Compensation, History)
  • U.S. Compliance Reporting (e.g. EEO, OSHA, FMLA, ADA, IRCA, Vets-100, HIPAA)
  • Canadian Compliance Reporting (e.g. ROE, AERS)
  • Employee and Manager Self Service
  • Extensive History Reporting Capabilities
  • Pay Grades, Steps, Progression and Mass-Updating
  • Tracking of organizational reporting relationships


Vista’s Payroll component provides an efficient method of payroll processing with the flexibility to address individual customer requirements. The Payroll component is seamlessly integrated with Vista Human Resources and Benefits, eliminating the need for entering and maintaining duplicate information while allowing for decentralized processing with centralized reporting. Because Vista Payroll is already processing payroll for hundreds of thousands of employees in the U.S. and Canada, it provides a secure and stable solution to your payroll processing needs.

Key features of the Payroll component include:

  • Earnings (Unlimited, User-defined, Recurring)
  • Deduction Processing (Unlimited, Wage Attachments, Start and End Date, Arrearage)
  • Time Transaction Flexibility
  • Employee and Manager Self Service * Retroactive Payment Processing
  • Automated Tax Maintenance Tool
  • U.S. 1099R and W-2 generation
  • Canadian T4 and T4A generation

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