Payroll/Effort Management

Managing payroll and effort commitments are two major considerations in award management.  While the PI is ultimately responsible for determining who should be paid where and when, the RA guides this process from initial award to closeout. Use the menu of this section to learn more about the payroll distribution process, how it affects effort reporting, the power of the advance/temporary release, and how to communicate all of this effectively with your PI and Human Resource partners.