ROSELAND, N.J., Oct. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ADP ®, a leading provider of human resource outsourcing, payroll services, benefits administration and integrated computing solutions for vehicle dealers, today announced that they have successfully deployed an integrated human capital management (HCM) system for Maricopa County in Arizona, the fourth largest county in the nation. ADP's comprehensive solution is now helping to automate payroll and key HR services for the county's approximately 13,000 employees.
ADP provided Maricopa County with an integrated enterprise HCM solution featuring payroll processing, time and attendance, benefits administration and other HR services. By centralizing and automating many of its HR functions with ADP, Maricopa County expects to achieve significant cost savings and enhance the overall quality of services provided to county employees.
"We are working with ADP to enhance the HR services we provide to our valued employees and to reduce costs wherever possible by streamlining and automating our systems," said Sandi Wilson, Deputy County Manager, Maricopa County, Arizona. "We are confident the savings we expect to achieve over the next few years will enable us to focus additional resources on other mission critical services and initiatives benefitting Maricopa County and its citizens."
As state and local governments confront new operating challenges, ADP is committed to delivering industry-leading human capital management solutions specifically designed to meet the needs of the public sector market. ADP technology, administrative expertise and experience in the government and education sectors enables innovative organizations such as Maricopa County, Arizona, to focus intently on improving their constituent services and delivering on strategic initiatives. ADP currently provides services to more than 5,000 public sector organizations across the US.
"Our partnership with Maricopa County is another indication of our focus to help state and local government organizations efficiently deliver human capital management services that directly benefit employees and citizens," said Terrence McCrossan, Vice President, ADP National Account Services. "We are extremely proud to have been selected as Maricopa County's HCM partner. We are committed to helping them drive down their overall total cost of ownership while unlocking capital and resources that can be invested elsewhere in the county."
A recent ADP-sponsored research study by PricewaterhouseCoopers found that outsourcing multiple HR functions to a single vendor can reduce an organization's costs by 24 percent, on average. The study also revealed that outsourcing, and not simply moving to SaaS (Software as a Service) produces greater efficiencies and cost savings in the HR function. A complimentary copy of "The Hidden Reality of Payroll & HR Administration Costs" study can be obtained at www.adp.com/tco2011.
About Maricopa County
Maricopa County is located in south-central Arizona, with an estimated population of 3,817,117, which ranks fourth among the nation's counties, greater than the population of 23 states. The county seat is Phoenix. It is by far Arizona's most populous county, encompassing well more than half of the state's residents. A 2007 Forbes study ranked four of Maricopa County's municipalities in the top ten fastest-growing cities in the nation.
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