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Take the pain out of payroll management with Ascender Pay

A robust engine that can manage the most complex of payrolls

Strategic reporting for 1,000 to 100,000 employee organisations

Ascender Pay is one of our most powerful payroll engines, configured to handle the most complex of payroll functions. Built using an Oracle Database, the platform can withstand the intricacies of complex Awards, thousands of employees, and multiple HR system integrations.

Key Features

With specific functionality built into the core application, Ascender Pay has become one of Asia-Pacific's most trusted platforms for the education and government sectors. The key features are why so many other industries also trust our platform to keep their employees happy with payroll self service.


Powerful Payroll Engine

  • Data driven with retrospectivity (Payroll and General Ledger)
  • Easy Integration
  • Any combination of Fortnightly, weekly, four weekly and monthly pay frequencies
  • An Information Security Management System - a framework of policies and procedures related to an organisation's information risk managementISO 27001 complaint
  • An audit report on controls related to one or more of the following areas: security, availability, processing integrity, confidentiality and privacy.)SOC1 Type II complaint

Reliable HR Administration

  • Data driven position structure with full position history
  • Position can be 1:1 or 1:many
  • Attach competencies, qualifications and skills to positions
  • Drive security, access and workflows from a single point

Advanced Reporting with Extend

  • Ability to write your own reports and edit existing ones
  • Export options available (CSV, PDF, HTML)
  • Integration with Self Service Payroll
  • Security at C-Level, role and user level

Complex Leave Management

  • Definable formulas determine the rate and frequency of accrual for actual and pro rata balances
  • Calculations can occur daily, weekly, monthly or annually
  • Caters for grants and ongoing accruals
  • Unpaid leave can affect the accrual of paid leave types

Multiple Job Management

  • Have unlimited jobs assigned to one employee under one employing entity
  • Attach different leave entitlements, allowances and rates of pay
  • Tax both jobs together, to avoid over or under taxing

Detailed Costing

  • Comprehensive and flexible costing system
  • Costing of payroll details, leave accruals, leave balances, payroll accruals and reversals
  • Calculation of productive and unproductive time Support up to 99 datasets to cater for different
  • Costing needs

Web Self Service

  • Easy to use, modern user interface
  • Employees can view and manage leave requests, view Time & Attendance: View timesheets and enter rostersT & A items, change bank details and access their payslips online
  • Managers can approve workflows, access analytics and team details and create entries on behalf of their teams
  • Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 defines how to make Web content more accessible to people with disabilities.WCAG 2.0 complaint

Time and Attendance

  • Interpretation of time against defined employment rules
  • Retrospective changes to time
  • Integrated with leave modules to allow bookings to flow between modules
  • Ability to cost time to different cost centres or projects


  • Employees can self-nominate for training with manager approval workflow
  • Module learning and outcome competencies
  • Measure employee's skill set and performance against position requirements and suggest appropriate courses to fill the gap

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