10X: Time Tracking Roles and Permissions

Jira Align comes with a default set of time tracking roles that can be configured. The built-in roles are appropriate for the following people in your organization:

  • Time Administrator. Jira Align administrators who can customize configuration and terminology related to the time tracking stuff.
  • Time Approver. Team managers or other time approvers who approve and manage time for their employees.
  • Time Entry. Employees who manage and track their time in the time tracking sheet.

Permissions

Time tracking roles can be applied in addition to the standard system roles as added permissions. You can apply them under Administration > People > user’s record page.

Area Role
  Time Administrator Time Approver Time Entry
Time Entry X   X
Time Approval X X  
Work Codes X    
Reports X    
Time-Track X    
Workday X    


Under Reports, you can grant the following permissions, depending on the report type:

  • Allow report access for all users assigned to this role. Access is granted to all users with this role.
  • Allow report access for user managers assigned to this role. Access is granted if users with this role have the User is a Manager option turned on on their user record.
  • Allow report access for compliance managers assigned to this role. Access is granted if users with this role have the Compliance Manager option turned on on their user record.
  • View billing rates for all users. Users with this role can see billing rates for all users in the system.
  • View billing rates for direct reports only. Users with this role can see billing rates only for their direct reports. A direct report is an employee who reports directly to someone else.
  • View user information across all enterprise hierarchies. Users with this role can view user information across the entire system.
  • View user information for direct reports regardless of their location in the enterprise hierarchy. Users with this role can view user information only for their direct reports across the entire system. A direct report is an employee who reports directly to someone else.
  • View user information within my enterprise hierarchy and below only. Users with this role can view user information only at their level of the enterprise hierarchy and below.
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