Award winning Payroll and HCM Technology


Payroll and Human Capital Management software and services recognised throughout Asia 

Ascender’s suite of payroll and people management solutions enables you to manage, develop and grow your employees across the region

Due to the richness of and variety in cultural and social norms, economic systems, business practices and governmental focus areas, conducting business and dealing with change across Asia can often be complicated. The Asia Pacific will remain diverse and different for the foreseeable future, however with Ascender multi-country Payroll and HCM solutions you can ensure your people are properly managed, and your business is compliant with local regulations.

“Ascender has the flexibility that we need for our payroll and leave management, and it’s great working with their support team.”

We are the leading payroll and HR software solutions provider in the Asia Pacific region.

Serving over 1.3 million customer employees and over 1,400 global brands and listed companies across a range of different industries, we provide integrated HR and payroll software and outsourced services with platforms developed and maintained in house. We have 900+ staff across 12 offices throughout APAC who have local payroll and HR knowledge and expertise across 7 languages, providing solutions to 31 country legislations.









Trusted by hundreds of users across the Asia Pacific region.

Payroll and HCM Solutions
available in Asia

Our technology platforms have been created to reduce the complexity and time required to manage your organisation’s payroll services. Whether your business is large or small, in one country or more, or has a complex payroll environment, Ascender has you covered.

Human Capital Management is all about getting the most out of your people. Moving beyond payroll services, Ascender is pleased to offer you access to a powerful suite of HCM technology solutions – powered by our acquisition of PeopleStreme – which covers every stage of the employee’s journey.

Make the complex simple

Manage your payroll and people
right across the region

Doing business across country borders adds complexity to your operations, including payroll. Ascender provides a multi-country payroll solution that supports multiple languages and currencies, as well as local lodgement and compliance with local regulations.

Pay your people on time,
every time

Ascender is the leading payroll services provider right across Asia, trusted by leading companies and brands to manage payroll outsourcing. We help remove the complexity of managing every aspect of your payroll, ensuring that your people are paid correctly and on time, and keeping you compliant with local regulations.

Build a more connected and engaged workforce

Hire, Manage, Grow. Ascender’s complete HCM technology suite offers an easy, end-to-end HR solution that puts your people first and helps move your HR team beyond the operational state to a more innovative and strategic department.

Our Country Coverage

Wherever you do business in Asia, you can rely on Ascender to provide the service and support you need, when you need it. Our technical experts and contact centres deliver local language support for your team. Ascender brings global expertise and local experience to give you the best of both worlds.
*Not all HCM modules are available in Asia. Contact us to learn how Ascender could help your business.

Local expertise to support your workforce

  Singapore    Japan    Malaysia

Bringing Customer Centricity
to Payroll and HR

More than payroll

Ascender has a modular suite of products from payroll to human resource management, helping save you time and money while creating engaged and fulfilled employees. From recruitment to exit, we have you and your people covered.

Integration with all your platforms

Our solutions bring together your various applications and can be integrated with your existing HR software to create a seamless, connected people management platform.

A bespoke solution to meet your needs

When you engage Ascender, our consultative approach and range of service delivery models gives you the technology and flexibility you need to take your people and payroll management to a new level.

Experience you can trust

With over 30 years experience serving more than 1.3 million customer employees in over 1,400 global brands, Ascender has the experience to transform your payroll and HR management, across the Asia Pacific region.

Manage your employees the easy way.

All Ascender HR software comes with the following benefits…

Support when you need it

Ascender help, support, project management and meetings all occur within your normal business hours.

Learning Hub

Get access to our Learning Hub of Performance Management training videos. Easy how-to videos on using the system that administrators and end-users can refer back to.


Client Satisfaction: 96%

We regularly survey our users on our Help Desk response, resolution times and general satisfaction with our products.

Change Management

Our Manager Workshops ensure your employees know the benefits of your project and how it will help them achieve greatness!

Customer Success

Our Customer Experience Team helps you get the very best out of your software and ultimately help your end users succeed.

Administrator Training

Our training is personally delivered by us and is guaranteed to get you up and running in half the time as the other vendors.

Transform your business in Asia.

Find out how we can help make managing your people and payroll in Asia easier.

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