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Avanti

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What Is Avanti?

Avanti is your Canadian HCM partner for all things payroll. With Avanti’s in-house payroll software, you’re in control. Run payroll as many times as you want, make off-cycle payments, and cancel a pay run whenever you need to.

From advanced payroll and reporting features to integrated scheduling and employee self-serve tools, Avanti has the resources and Canadian expertise you need to run your payroll accurately, efficiently, and on time.

Who Uses Avanti?

Trusted by 300+ Canadian Companies, Avanti is ideal for businesses with 150 or more employees. From hourly and salaried employees to unions, Avanti specializes in workforces with diverse needs.

Avanti Software - We see smoother pay runs in your future. With Avanti’s in-house payroll software, you run payroll your way. Follow your own schedule and set custom rules that work for you.
Avanti Software - From budgeting and forecasting, to finding trends and cost savings – Avanti’s reporting tools help you make informed decisions faster.
Avanti Software - Tackle Year-End with confidence with automatic employee tax exemptions, up to date CRA regulations, self-serve tax documents, and more.
Avanti Software - With all your employee data in one place, you can create schedules that account for availability, vacation days, sick days, shift eligibility, and more, all while syncing with payroll.
Avanti Software - Give your employees easy access to their scheduling. With employee self-serve, your team can request to pick up or swap shifts and managers can approve or deny requests instantly.

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Reviews of Avanti

Average score

Overall
4.2
Ease of Use
4.1
Customer Service
4.2
Features
3.9
Value for Money
4.0

Reviews by company size (employees)

  • <50
  • 51-200
  • 201-1,000
  • >1,001
Verified Reviewer
Verified LinkedIn User
Oil & Energy, 11–50 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Costumer Service is the best

5.0 3 years ago

Comments: It is a very robust system user friendly everything is in one platform, continuous updates, payroll is accurate, but most important is their customer support

Pros:

Time management communicates with payroll, easy to use, very flexible, all kinds of reports can be extracted, analytics are awesome, but most important is their support team, when you have an issue, they are super friendly, professional and knowledgeable, reply or call in a timely manner and they are always there for you going the extra mile. The company is always looking for ways to improve .

Cons:

It does not communicate with benefits, and a little bit limited when it comes to performance management

Jackie
Payroll Manager in Canada
Broadcast Media, 501–1,000 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source
Source: SoftwareAdvice

Alternatives Considered:

Avanti is my go to!

5.0 last year

Pros:

I can still remember my first year end back in 2007 with Avanti. It was so quick and smooth! I was amazed! The support team is incredible. Reply is quick and always so very helpful. Running a payroll is so quick!

Cons:

Securities is somewhat complicated in that there are so many steps. Understanding set up is confusing

Avanti Software Response

last year

Thank you for your review, Jackie! That's great to hear that you find Avanti's year-end resources helpful. Thank you for your feedback on securities. I'll pass that along to our Product team. - Emma

Colette
HR Coordinator in Canada
Publishing, 201–500 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Avanti Review

3.0 last year

Comments: Overall I find the software complicated and slow. I think that it still has a long way until it is user friendly for hr employees who use the platform.

Pros:

This software has a lot of reporting capabilities and the onboarding set up and process is fairly simple and effective.

Cons:

I often find the platform to be overly complicated, especially with regards to the access levels and role assignments. In the report designer feature and other capabilities within the platform there is often overly complicated coding needed which is something that as an HR employee I don't have much knowledge on.

Avanti Software Response

last year

Thank you for your review, Colette! We love to hear that our Onboarding process is effective. Thank you for your feedback on the product. I'll pass that along to our Product team. - Emma

Nicole
Payroll & Benefits Manager in Canada
Hospitality, 51–200 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

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Great system

5.0 3 years ago

Comments: fabulous system, so easy to use

Pros:

ability to customize and customer service is awesome

Cons:

there isn't anything i can think of that i do not like

Dina
Payroll/HR Administrator in Canada
Nonprofit Organization Management, 51–200 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Avanti Review

4.0 last year

Comments: experience has been good but I find the new technical support challenging. It was much more efficient when I could call the help line and get help on the spot.

Pros:

It was Canadian, it was possible to roll our current information into the system.

Cons:

expensive to get started. It was alot of work but worth it in the end

Avanti Software Response

last year

Thank you for your kind review, Dina! Yes, we are Canadian payroll experts. - Emma