Ascender HCM is a company that develops integrated HR and payroll software solutions. It also offers payroll outsourcing services, including payroll processing, compliance, lodgment, and payment services. The company provides Ascender Connect, a cloud-based platform connecting payroll, HR, and enterprise applications, as well as Ascender Marketplace.

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Parent CompanyCeridian
HQMascot, AU
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Ascender was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Mascot, AU
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Key People/Management at Ascender

Andrew Wilson

Andrew Wilson

Cecile Garderes

Cecile Garderes

People and Performance Director
Neil Thompson

Neil Thompson

Tracey Peverell

Tracey Peverell

General Counsel
Phil Williamson

Phil Williamson

HR Director
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Ascender Office Locations

Ascender has offices in Mascot, Bentley, Brisbane City, Dulwich and in 9 other locations
Mascot, AU (HQ)
197 Coward St
Bentley, AU
1/1 Brodie-Hall Dr
Brisbane City, AU
11/231 N Quay
Dulwich, AU
164 Fullarton Rd
Southbank, AU
lvl 6/35 City Rd
Shanghai, CN
618 Yan'an E Rd, Huangpu Qu
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Ascender Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

Ascender is a subsidiary of Ceridian

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Mar, 2021




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Ascender Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
PeoplestremeSeptember 18, 2018

Ascender Cybersecurity Score

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Ascender Online and Social Media Presence

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Ascender News and Updates

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Ascender Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Ascender founded?

    Ascender was founded in 2003.

  • Who are Ascender key executives?

    Ascender's key executives are Andrew Wilson, Cecile Garderes and Neil Thompson.

  • How many employees does Ascender have?

    Ascender has 523 employees.

  • Who are Ascender competitors?

    Competitors of Ascender include Employment Hero, PrimePay and MHR.

  • Where is Ascender headquarters?

    Ascender headquarters is located at 197 Coward St, Mascot.

  • Where are Ascender offices?

    Ascender has offices in Mascot, Bentley, Brisbane City, Dulwich and in 9 other locations.

  • How many offices does Ascender have?

    Ascender has 13 offices.