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Refine your Payroll and HR solutions with Ascender Preceda

Ascender Preceda is an integrated, cloud-based people management solution that takes care of your organisation’s payroll and HR needs.

Ascender Preceda payroll means compliant payroll

Ascender Preceda is a unified solution for paying your people, managing your core HR needs and delivering fast, accurate and efficient payroll and HR solutions. For more than 20 years, the Preceda product team have continually developed Preceda into the regional leader of cloud-based software, enabling automated and integrated HCM solutions.

Ascender Preceda securely manages all of your organisation's Payroll and HR needs. As the trusted choice for Australia and New Zealand's leading brands large and small, Preceda’s capability as your Payroll and HR solution is second to none.


Key Features

Preceda payroll is an integrated end to end people management solution that provides payroll BPO, HR management, employee and manager self service payroll, award interpretation and time and attendance functionality from one central database and one common interface.


Cloud Payroll

  • Fast, accurate and compliant cloud payroll processing.
  • Date Effective, with sophisticated retrospective and pro-rata capabilities
  • Industry leading security and reliability
  • Ease of use across multiple devices
  • Fully unified modules, with industry standard integration to third party systems
  • Class leading costing and general ledger functions

HR SaaS, Management & Admin

  • Complex organisational hierarchy management.
  • Automated workflows across HR ecosystem.
  • Performance management and succession planning.
  • Learning, remuneration and benefits

Time Management

  • Accurate tracking, forecasting and labour cost management.
  • Employee time and attendance information.
  • Creation and management of staff rosters
  • Accurate interpretation of awards, enterprise bargaining agreements and other workplace agreements

Reporting & Analytics

  • Over 25 defined views readily publishable
  • Cloud based reporting, available anytime, anywhere.
  • Unified dashboard with charts and infographs.
  • Easily export into other formats with user defined parameters and filters, using Preceda Extractor

Employee Self Service

  • Boost employee engagement through self-service payroll.
  • Employee personal details, leave requests and payslip access.
  • Manager reporting, workflows and approval process
  • Available across multiple devices through the cloud

Data Security

  • Proven, virus resistant IBM server technology
  • Data protection using TLS / SSL and at rest encryption.
  • Real time data replication, and daily offsite data back ups, 24/7 system monitoring and responsiveness

Preceda can be delivered with the right services to suit your business

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Preceda Payroll looks after your employees needs and keeps them focused on the task at hand. Check out which countries Ascender Preceda can cover your employees.


AEIOU is a not-for-profit organisation, delivering high-quality therapy programs at national standards. Established in 2005, they support children with autism by developing their important life skills such as; communication, independence and connecting with people.

“As a charitable organisation spread across nine locations, we have been successful in reducing the time spent by managers on administrative tasks.

Preceda has also helped us establish best practices from hiring to exit management and continues to help improve our strategic and operational productivity”


Christadelphian Aged Care is an experienced aged care provider that has been serving the community for more than 60 years.They believe in a holistic approach to care, one that respects each individual and promotes the well-being of all their residents.

"Preceda is an ideal fit for this industry. A key part of how the payroll function provides value is in analysing for staff optimisation and other business improvements.”


Mantra Group is the largest Australian based hotel and resort marketer and operator, with a portfolio of 125+ properties and over 21,000 rooms in properties under management. The company employs over 5,500 staff across Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and Hawaii.

“As the system is so easy to use, we’ve seen a huge increase in team engagement which has helped us to facilitate internal movements more efficiently. Previously, it took us about 20 minutes to set up a new team member on our Payroll system, now takes less than five. Ascender has saved us a huge amount of time throughout our Payroll and HR processes, giving us the freedom to explore alternative HR initiatives, which will contribute to Mantra Group’s continued success in alternative markets.”