Celery FAQ

What is Celery and how does it work?
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Celery is a SaaS product designed to automatically review and audit your payroll. It scans, analyzes, and verifies your payroll data to ensure it’s cost efficient and free of mistakes.

How do I start using Celery?
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To kick start the process, just send your last quarter payroll register report to us in Excel format. Celery will auto-audit every pay stub for mistakes, discrepancies and inefficiencies.

Do I need any special software or hardware to use Celery?
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No, Celery is a cloud-based solution, which means you can access it from your web browser.

Do you offer a free trial?
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Yes, we offer a free audit for your last quarter, and two weeks' free trial.

Which payroll data can I upload to Celery?
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Celery can handle existing payroll register reports of all payroll processors.

What kind of errors or discrepancies can Celery detect?
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Celery is designed to detect various errors, from simple mathematical mistakes to discrepancies, overtime pay, deductions, and more.

Can Celery help me with my external auditing needs?
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You can keep accurate records of all payroll issues, comments & resolutions. Automatically document all payroll issues, comments and resolutions. Be ready for external audits with a complete audit trail.

Are you using proprietary technology or off the shelf?
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Our technology is proprietary. Our algorithm mixes industry best practices, analytical and statistical analysis and cutting edge Machine Learning methodologies to provide results and ROI available with no other platform.

What strategic advantages does Celery offer over traditional payroll auditing methods?
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It runs over 100 tests per pay stub to proactively find errors, discrepancies and inefficiencies, so you can make informed decisions, review 91% fewer pay stubs and reduce your payroll costs by 0.5-1%.

How quickly can Celery audit an entire payroll cycle?
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Celery can audit an entire payroll cycle instantly.

When can I expect to receive the audit findings?
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Celery provides your audit results before you finalize and submit your payroll. This ensures that you have time to address any discrepancies, helping you prevent potential payment errors in good time.

Can Celery help audit other things beside payroll?
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Soon, Celery will launch automated audit layers for accounts receivable and accounts payable, further reducing finance team risk and improving profitability.

How does Celery integrate with my current payroll system?
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Whichever payroll processor you use, all you need to do is download your payroll register report in Excel format and upload it to Celery. It takes less than a minute. In the future, Celery will integrate directly with your payroll platform to give you an even more seamless experience. We’re working on it!

Is there a limit to the number of employees or payroll entries that Celery can handle?
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Our system is scalable and can handle payrolls of all sizes, from small businesses to large corporations.

In what ways does Celery leverage AI and machine learning for enhanced payroll auditing?
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Our platform utilizes AI algorithms to detect patterns, predict potential discrepancies, and offer solutions, ensuring a continually improving and adaptive auditing process.

What happens if Celery detects an error in my payroll?
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When an error is detected, the system will flag it for review and give you details of the discrepancy. You can then address the issue directly within your payroll system.

How does Celery decide which pay stubs are error-free and which ones need my attention?
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Celery runs over 100 tests for analytics, validation, threshold, completeness & fraud, on every pay stub.

How does Celery ensure the security and privacy of my payroll data?
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We prioritize data security and have implemented advanced encryption methods, regular security audits, and strict access controls to ensure your payroll data remains confidential and secure.

Can I grant different access levels to different members of my team within Celery?
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Absolutely! Our platform allows for role-based access, ensuring that team members can view or modify only the data relevant to their responsibilities.

Are there any additional costs or fees associated with using Celery?
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No. Our pricing is $1 per employee, per month, with no additional platform or subscription fees.

What is the ROI (Return on Investment) businesses can expect when implementing Celery?
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Based on a headcount of 2,500+ employees with annual salary costs of $60M+, Celery can save up to $652,000 on payroll. That’s based on a calculation of 1% payroll reduction.