Your human capital is your greatest asset and critical to the success of your business. Yet managing benefits, payroll and HR processes can be costly and time-consuming especially with decreasing budgets and rising healthcare and administrative costs. This is why HRC recommends utilizing technology to deliver on-demand services to streamline transactional HR and reduce overhead costs.
HRC has done the research for you, offering what we consider to be among the best-in-class Human Resource Information Services (HRIS) solutions to our clients.
Ascentis HR Overview
The 'Easy-to-Use' HRIS
Ascentis HR (formerly HROffice®) is an easy-to-use, wizard-based HR management system that manages and tracks employee data throughout the entire employment cycle. Employee information is instantly and electronically accessible – and always up-to-date. The HR staff is immediately more efficient, accurate and accelerated.
Ascentis HR manages and displays many levels of employee data, including:
- Name and address
- Phone numbers
- Emergency contacts
- Dependent information
- Job title
- Performance reviews
- Length of service
- Termination date and analysis
- Disability status
- EEO class
- Workers Comp class
- Veterans status
Comprehensive Benefits Management
Ascentis HR supports a wide variety of benefits plans with powerful, rules-based benefits engines. Benefit plans only need to be set up once. HR can easily report on point-in-time benefits for any past, current or future date. Ascentis HR automatically calculates employees’ and dependents’ eligibility status. The system provides complete historical information that tracks all enrollment changes including what changed, when it changed and who made the change. Ascentis HR supports conventionally insured plans and self-funded plans, and quickly generates benefits statements.
Ascentis HR supports many types of benefits, including:
- Health club memberships
- Paid employee parking
- Life insurance
- Short/long-term disability
- Retirement plans
Ascentis HR tracks FMLA data including number of hours available and paid vs. unpaid leave. COBRA management keeps your company in compliance and eliminates the cost of outsourcing COBRA management.
Ascentis HR tracks all leave-types, including vacation, sick and jury duty. The system calculates eligibility, accrual, lump sums, carry-over, amount taken and amount available.
Quickly and easily create customized tabs to track the unique information that your company needs to manage, such as company-issued property, certifications and training.
Innovative Employee Communications
The Ascentis HR Correspondence Wizard allows HR to quickly communicate with individuals or groups via e-mail. E-mails are automatically captured in employees’ records so HR can easily retrieve a correspondence history of the content and date sent.
With Ascentis HR, an unlimited number of compensation plans, with pay grade levels, can be created. Historical compensation information is easy to access. The powerful “What If” analysis tool allows HR to quickly and easily see how changes to three variables (compa-ratio, percentage change and pay change) affect overall compensation.
Ascentis HR includes more than 300 pre-defined, customizable reports, including federal compliance reports. With the Report Wizard, generating reports is simple and does not require IT staff help or technical knowledge of databases.
Ascentis HR also provides modules for:
- Time and Attendance
- Manager Self-Service
- Employee Self-Service
- Benefits Carrier Connect