Who we are

Alight | NGA HR is uniquely positioned to help HR leaders unlock the true value of their diverse workforce, wherever they are. We focus on customer value, using our over 50 years of experience in HR consulting, HR outsourcing and HR technology. Innovation is the foundation of our business and why we are recognized as a market leader in HR and payroll.

We enable our clients to become better employers by designing, deploying, maintaining and operating HR-as-a-service. Our HR business process services cover workforce management, time and attendance, local, regional and global payroll, talent administration, and people analytics.

Alight | NGA Human Resources has been a leading provider of HR solutions for almost 50 years. We are recognized as a driver of innovation in HR by leading market observers. Our more than 4,500 employees in 35 countries administer and reward 3 million employees in over 100 countries.
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Quick facts

of Fortune Global 500® companies serviced

countries on 5 continents with our offices


What sets us apart

Global presence

We provide services to our clients in over 100 countries across 5 continents in 25 languages, making Alight | NGA HR the only truly international HR and Payroll service provider.

Our local presence around the world ensures that our clients and their employees are served by people who not only know what it means to live and work in a region, but who have deep knowledge of local laws and compliance requirements.

With more than 35 locations and 9 strategic service centers around the world there’s always an office close to you.

Alight | NGA HR through the years

  1. 1969

    Founded in 1969

  2. 2004

    ARINSO launches euHReka & enters into BPO agreement with SAP

    euHReka, world’s first multi-country Cloud payroll platform based on SAP Software. Certified business partner to deliver SAP services to SAP HRIS clients

  3. 2007

    Northgate acquires Arinso (BE), forming NorthgateArinso

    To underpin the creation of a leading multi-country HR & Payroll services provider, powered by proprietary technology

  4. 2007

    KKR acquires Northgate

  5. 2010

    NGA acquires Neller (AU) and Convergys (US)

    To expand customer base, technology capabilities and delivery footprint in North America and Asia-Pacific

  6. 2011

    Global Payroll Partnership Global AMS Partnership

    Certified business partner to integrate and provide Payroll Services and Application Management to Workday HRIS clients

  7. 2012

    SuccessFactors BPO partnership

    Certified business partner to implement, integrate and provide Payroll Services to SFSF HRIS customers

  8. 2013

    Rebrands as NGA Human Resources

  9. 2014

    Cloud Integration Middleware

    Enables organisations to seamlessly connect and integrate payroll and HR modules to the HRIS of choice

  10. 2016

    Goldman Sachs and Park Square Capital become controlling shareholders of NGA Human Resources

  11. 2016

    Kronos Partnerships

    Partnership to implement & manage Kronos solutions (e.g. Workforce planning)

  12. 2016

    Launch of cleaHRsky & XtendHR

    cleaHRsky – the industry’s first truly integrated Global HR and Payroll Cloud solution. XtendHR – HR apps, powered by NGA HR, built on SuccessFactors and SAP Cloud Platform

  13. 2017

    Launch of NGA Analytics

    Analytics combining strength of data set of core HR data, payroll data and service data, with cognitive approach focused on client value and savings (e.g. payroll leakage)

  14. 2017

    Sale of ANZ business (formerly Neller) to Ascender

  15. 2017

    Sale of NGA UK (MM and SMB businesses) to Bain Capital

    NGA HR now a pure-play Global Enterprise Cloud HR and payroll services company

  16. 2019

    NGA HR acquired by Alight Solutions

Our 4,500 employees are dedicated to delivering HR excellence.

Contact us to hear more about how we can help you achieve your business goals.