What Is Payroll Automation? Payroll management consists of several stages and procedures for which the employer is legally responsible. Payroll functions can be automated using software that centralizes all of the information and processes required for payroll calculations in one place. Payroll automation saves time and money and reduces mistakes, as information that is required to calculate and pay wages does not need to be saved in the system several times over or moved from place to place. For more information, have a look at our solutions.