Conference Agenda: Day 1
Morning tea 10.45 -
Lunch 12.45 -
A. Having Performance conversations -
B. Clever Communication -
Afternoon tea 3 -
C. Leading a Payroll function -
D: Clever Communication -
Conference Agenda: Day 2
Morning tea 10.30 -
Lunch 12.30 -
Afternoon tea 2.45 -
3pm: Compliance, Compliance , Compliance. How you can ensure your payroll meets internal and external audits.
What was covered in 2016
We all know that paying people on time and accurately is the key to delivering payroll, but payroll can be about so much more than that! The Payroll Game Changer is for anyone who would like to develop their payroll skills, change the game in how they add value to their company and grow their career.
In 2016 we looked at the changes we are seeing in payroll as a result of the introduction of workday, smaller companies being bought by large international organisations, the threat of outsourcing still looming and the greater need for compliance. Payroll will be held even more accountable, so if you want to look at how you be a game changing and deliver more, these are the thing you’ll need to consider!
Our presenters included:
Bobbie Hanlon, Payroll Manager, Sanford
Bobbie has extensive experience in Payroll with roles at Datacom, ManTrack, Tempus Fugit and the last 8 years with Downer NZ. She has recently moved to being Payroll Manager at Sanford.
She is going to talk what you need to know about centralising vs decentralising your payroll function!
Anna Sefuiva, Payroll Consultant, Fletcher Building
Anna’s payroll career includes roles as Senior HR Manager, Workforce Solutions at IAG where she led high performing HR teams who delivered successful strategic HR initiatives and high levels of operational excellence, Finserv and Fletcher Building. Anna has helped organise the Payroll Game Changer!
Lydia Baines, HR Systems and Payroll Manager,
Turners & Growers
Lydia’s payroll career has taken her through a number of different industries including roles at AsureQuality, Carter Holt Harvey and Bunnings. She has been with Turners & Growers for the last year and will be speaking on how to set KPI’s for your payroll team.
Bineeta Nand, Risk Compliance, KPMG
Bineeta is a Director in KPMGs Risk Consulting team. She has over 13 years experience with KPMG and specialises in internal auditing, risk management and contract compliance services. Bineeta manages a number of major outsourced and co-
Michael Ross, Manager Payroll & HR Technology, Victoria University of Wellington
Michael’s payroll career has taken him through roles with Telstra Corporation, ANZ (where he was part of the team transitioning payroll to Melbourne and then to Wellington) and currently Victoria University of Wellington. Michael will be part of our day 1 panel talking about payroll career paths & development.
Catriona Knapp, Associate Director, Staples Rodway
Catriona has been a specialist presenter for the NZ Governments Enterprise Training Programme for SME’s, has facilitated workshops for the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand Institute (CAANZ) for many years and has also had several years’ experience as a lecturer for the University of Auckland. She thrives on assisting non accountants to better understand the numbers and how they can use this information to improve business performance.
Gillian Service, Partner,
Minter Ellison Rudd Watts
Gillian is an internationally recognised employment law specialist, with significant experience practicing in top tier law firms in Scotland, England and New Zealand. She is experienced in all types of employment law and leads the Auckland practice. Gillian will be on our Auckland panel along with Catriona.
Meredith Crone, BDM, TimeFiler
Meredith has been involved in the software industry for over 15 years with Payroll, eRecruitment and specialist Time and Attendance software. She’s worked in account Management to Business Development and has been lucky enough to work within the Australasia and UK markets gaining insight and experience in a wide corporate market.
Managing Director, Consult Recruitment
Angela spoke at the Payroll Game Changer in 2015 and is back for 2016! Angela is a Chartered Accountant but found that recruitment was her passion. When she started Consult, her focus was simple: It’s about personal relationships: connecting great people with great people. She will talk about what’s happening in the payroll market and how to find the best person.
The Association of People Professionals
Fraser has a background in IT, accounting and HR and is the CEO of Elephant as well as being a Trustee of the Association of People Professionals (appnz.org.nz) -
Payroll Manager, Fletcher Building
Teuila started her payroll career as Business Solutions Manager with Datacom for 10 years before moving to Auckland Council, first as Payroll Systems Manager and then Payroll Manager. She was with Auckland Council during the super city merger! She is now Payroll Manager at Fletcher Building and will talk about Workday and the impact this will have on payroll.
Payroll Manager, Harvey Norman
Ruth has worked in both inhouse and payroll consultancy starting her career as a Payroll & HR Admin at JackLinks and Payroll Manager at KeyLink Payroll Services before moving to her current role. She’ll be joining our Q&A Panel!
Senior Manager HR services, Westpac
Janine has an extensive career in Payroll having worked at both Carter Holt Harvey and at Westpac.
She spoke on our Q&A panel last year and deftly handed a number of curly and bizarre payroll questions from attendees -
Alan Reid, Labour Inspector,
Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
Alan Reid, Labour Inspector for MBIE will also be joining our Q&A Panel on the Holidays Act.
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