EVENT: Complete Tax Solutions (CTS) Conference 2017

We are delighted to invite you to attend our upcoming Complete Tax Solutions (CTS) Conference.

2017-09-20

Join us to hear firsthand how leading organisations are utilising innovation and technology to transform their tax reporting and finance function.

Our guest presenters will also shine the spotlight on contemporary reporting issues including:

  • AASB draft guidance on the Voluntary Tax Transparency Code

  • Transforming the tax compliance function via automation/robotics

  • The power of automation, data analytics and dashboards

  • Tax Governance and meeting ATO’s Justified Trust initiative

Event details
Date: 
Wednesday, 20 September 2017 
Time:
8.30am for 9.00am start, concluding at 12.00pm (breakfast and morning tea included)
Venue:
ShineWing Australia, Level 10, 530 Collin Street, Melbourne 

Presenters

Ms Kris Peach

Chair and CEO of the Australian Accounting Standards Board

Kris has extensive experience in accounting standards setting. She previously served on the AASB as both a member and as the Deputy Chair, and as a member of the Australian Urgent Issues Group. Kris was previously a partner in KPMG’s International Standards Group and Australia’s Department of Professional Practice, interpreting complex technical accounting issues for a wide range of public and private entities. She also had a number of international financial reporting leadership roles within the firm.

The Board of Taxation requested that the AASB develop guidance to assist businesses meet the recommendations in the voluntary tax transparency code (Code). The AASB has issued draft guidance to support entities presenting income tax disclosures under the Code. Kris will share her insights on key issues discussed in the guidance. 

Mr Mark Bird

General Manager Taxation, Australian Unity

Mark is responsible for the management and coordination of all tax matters for the Group. He has also held tax leadership roles at Village Roadshows and CUB Ltd. 

Mark regularly presents and publishes articles on key tax issues. He has also written submissions to Treasury and the ATO on policy and tax interpretative matters. Mark adopts a progressive and innovative approach to the tax function. 

Mark will share with us his journey of implementing a transformation plan for the Group’s tax compliance function utilizing automation and robotics.

Mr Lee Bond-Kennedy

Sales Consultant, Tableau

Lee is a presales consultant at Tableau; a company building software to help organisations understand their data. Lee helps Tableau customers understand how Tableau can fit within their environment, provides technical guidance, and helps people answer their data related business questions. Lee has helped companies of different sizes and industries improve their dashboarding, reporting and analytics capabilities. Prior to working at Tableau Lee worked as a consultant for large infrastructure vendor and in technology in the finance space.

Ms Grace Leung

Tax Manager, Caltex Australia

Grace is a Tax Manager in Caltex Australia’s Group Tax function.  She is responsible for effectively managing tax risk by ensuring compliance with applicable tax laws in Australia.  Her portfolio includes Income tax, GST, Employment taxes, Excise and Customs.

Grace will share with us how tax compliance plays a significant role in meeting the Australian Taxation Office’s (ATO) Justified Trust initiative.

For more information about this event or to register, please contact the ShineWing Australia Marketing team via [email protected].