Ascender Workcloud, designed specifically for Japan

Developed specifically for Japan, Ascender Workcloud is packed with features that make it a powerful and effective tool for managing staff in one or more offices around the country. Increase efficiency and improve payroll reporting experience across your organisation.

Trusted by hundreds of users across Asia

Fully Managed Payroll Outsource Solution and Web Self-Service

Keep track of employee
time and pay

From small and medium enterprises with 300+ employees to multi-country enterprises, our cloud-based product helps you manage your employee Payroll, HR and time & attendance.

Local knowledge and delivery

Developed with a combination of our global experience and local expertise, Ascender has become the preferred payroll and HCM vendor in the Japanese market. The simple way to manage your employees and stay compliant with local regulations.

Functionality to empower you
and your employees

Designed to make it easier for you to keep track of employees’ time and attendance, while ensuring they are paid correctly and on time.

“It’s been revolutionary for our business… so much more convenient than our previous HCM – managing our labour record is easy and efficient.

Payroll and HCM Key Features

Time tracking

  • Browser-based check in and check out
  • Multiple variations of overtime calculation
  • Bulk time entry via spreadsheet
  • Integrates with card reader devices

Leave management

  • Automated leave allowance
  • Leave request and approval workflow
  • Customisable for the company and other special holidays
  • Shared team leave calendar

Payroll calculation

  • Compliant to local regulations
  • Easy workflow
  • Electronic pay slip and tax slip
  • Admin user menu including reports, file sharing portal and more

Employee management

  • Centralised employee master data
  • Individual profile access and updates
  • Request and approval workflow organization
  • MyNumber Tax ID management

Year-end management

  • Manage year-end taxes and employee information
  • Intuitive employee year-end tax wizard
  • Printable forms and withholding tax slip
  • Compliant with local regulations

Approval process

  • Approval request tracking
  • Paperless workflow
  • Bulk approvals option for managers

Ascender Japan, helping your
business succeed

Based on over 25 years of experience, Ascender’s bilingual professionals with broad knowledge and expertise provide payroll and social and labour insurance-related services for your company.

Connecting People
and Payroll

Enhance your employee experience with Ascender Human Capital Management solution with 22 HR modules covering Recruitment, Onboarding, Learning and Performance Management that integrates seamlessly with Ascender Workcloud.

Services offered by Ascender Japan to help your business succeed

Based on over 25 years of experience, Ascender’s bilingual professionals with broad knowledge and expertise provide payroll and social and labour insurance-related services for your company.

Ascender Multicountry Payroll reduces the complexity of managing your people

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.

Client Satisfaction: 96%

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

Customer Success

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

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.

Change Management

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

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.

Connecting People and Payroll

Enhance your employee experience with Ascender Human Capital Management solution with 22 HR modules covering Recruitment, Onboarding, Learning and Performance Management that integrates seamlessly with Ascender Workcloud.

Get started today.

Take your employee management to a whole new level.

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