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2080680 - How to identify an employee’s Time Account


  • Time Accounts are identified by a system generated ID. Each Time Account the system creates will have a unique External Code value.
  • We would like to check the Time Account data set against a user in the system, but when we view Admin Tools > Manage Time Off Structures > Time Accounts, there is no easy way to find out which Time Account relates to the user in question. How do we easily identify which Time Account is the employee’s?

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  • Employee Central - Time Off


  • The “External Code” for a Time Account can be easily identified via the Manage Time Off tab for the employee in question. Log into the system with a user that has permission to view the Manage Time Off page for the employee.


  • In the bottom portlet “Time Account Postings” you can select the Time Account in question using the “Time Account” drop-down menu and select the Time Account you want to check -:      2.JPG
  • Once selected, you can then click the “Show Details” button to the right which will open a pop-up window which displays the Time Account External Code for the selected Time Account -:      3.JPG
  • In the above example, the External Code for the users Time Account in question is -: fa8ffb706936436a8478f8edeb37640c
  • You can then navigate to Admin Tools > Manage Time Off Structures > Search under “Time Account” -:
  • In the Search box, paste the External Code you have recovered and then select the Time Account that is returned in the drop-down -:    5.jpg


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