Ascender is the leading provider of payroll and HR technology in the
Asia Pacific region

For over 30 years, we have focused on the prosperity of our clients and their people.

People are at the core of everything we do. Our business is built on humans, and we care about what you think, how you feel, and what you do. We set the bar higher and put the passion into providing. We grow your business, enrich your life, and shape your future.

We’re not just another company. We’re human, just like you.
We are Ascender.

Ascender is proud to feature in Gartner’s Market Guide for Multicountry Payroll Solutions for 3 consecutive years as one of few APAC headquartered organisations.

Ascender is positioned as a major contender on Everest Group’s PEAK Matrix Assessment for the Multi- Country payroll Outsourcing Service Provider Landscape with Services.

Ascender is ranked as a Leader both for Multi-Country Payroll and APAC Focus in Nelson Hall’s Next Generation Payroll Services NEAT Report 2019.

Your Payroll and HR Expert

With 30+ years of experience under our belt, you can be sure that we know HR and Payroll like the back of our hands. We provide regional coverage combined with local delivery and account management across the Asia Pacific.

End-to-end technology

We have complete ownership and control over all our technology and services offering. Our product teams are always keeping up to date with the latest trends and legislations to ensure that our systems are up to date and help you focus on what you do best.

Born and raised in APAC

We are locals, and we understand what makes APAC different from the rest of the world. Our service centre footprint complements both single country and multi-country clients with service delivery from Australia, Philippines, Tokyo, Malaysia, China, Thailand and Singapore.

Secure and compliant

We work hard to keep our solutions and services secure, underpinned by robust information security policies and practices,  legislative compliance and data privacy framework.

Proven partner ecosystem

On top of payroll and HR, we focus on integration services including global HR and Workforce Management providers.


We exist to empower, enrich and connect businesses and their people through technology that is made for humans.

We’re a talented team of 800+ people across the Asia Pacific region with dedicated in-house support and fine-tuned project management approach to minimise risks.

We provide flexibility to your business with tailored solutions that suit your needs, and regular updates reflecting legislative changes to keep your business compliant.

Our proven technology gives you access to solutions to enhance your employee experience, connect your HR, payroll and finance systems as well as your offices across country borders and legislative environments.

Cost Effective and Flexible

With dedicated teams across 10 countries, Ascender is leading the way in delivering cost-effective and flexible solutions for payroll outsourcing and human capital management.

Reducing complexity

Our solutions make it easier for you to manage the complexity of HR and payroll to let you focus on developing your people and growing your business.

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