Please make sure the sum of all those allocations with the same effective date is 100% .
Manually - One by One
Go to Staff -> Placement and select specific Placement
Go to Cost Centre section -> Add the cost allocation to this placement
Cost Centre: Define the Cost Centre of the staff involved
Percentage (%): Define the Percentage of the pay amount that allocate to this Cost Centre
Effective Date: Date of the Cost Allocation becomes effective
Importing - In Batch
Go to Staff -> Placement -> Export the file as the template
Find the sheet "CostCentre" and delete other unused excel sheets
Input the corresponding field -> Save
Assign the cost centre to one/two staff manually as the template before exporting the file
Please delete the existing cost centre if any to save the import time and avoid any errors occur
Import the file to the system
2.2 Assign in Payroll Batch (One-off setting)
After adding the placement to the Payroll Batch, click on the Placement.
Find the pay items -> Click the at the end of the row -> Select "Allocate Cost"
Input the amount allocated to the Cost Centre for each pay item, i.e each pay item can have different allocation percentage
Point to Note
Even you have already allocated the cost centre in the staff Placement, you can still edit the amount in the payroll, though it will only affect the allocation of that payroll.
Please click "Update All Cost Allocations" in the payroll batch If you update the Cost Centre in the staff Placement after the payroll batch is created. It would not affect the payroll amoun but only update the cost allocation.
How to check each Cost Allocation Amount in Backstage?
For the details of the amount, you can check it by going to
Go to the Payroll Batch -> More -> Print Payroll Details by Cost Centre, OR
Go to Analytic -> Payroll -> Payroll Details by Cost Centre/Payroll Summary by Cost Centre