PAUL ORFORD - READYTECH - NSW
I am solution focused with 20+ years in the Accounting and Payroll software industry across multiple vendors and a variety of roles. This
provides me with broad experience across many areas of DSPANZ’s focus areas.
As the Product Compliance Manager at ReadyTech I have dealt with clients ranging from Micro to Enterprise businesses, desktop & cloud,
as well as managed service payrolls. I bring a load of understanding of the payroll market and have managed the roll out of STP2 across
In recent years I served in the ATO’s Single Touch Payroll Parent Adjustment working group, the Single Touch Payroll Transition
working groups, RegTech Award Compliance Strategic Working Group and have been an active participant in the DSPANZ STP2 meetings and Forum.
As an advocate for the payroll industry, I have appeared at the Australian Payroll Association annual conference to represent software
providers. I also have experience in the ‘Accountant’ software market across AU & NZ, spending 10 years consulting to
accountants in private practice on Tax Preparation (ELS, PLS & SBR), Practice Management and Client Accounting.
I have a deep experience in invoicing, cash processing and credit control from my time as a Finance Operations Manager in a listed
corporate finance team.
Outside of work, I have been a board member & secretary of my local football club and have volunteered for 6 years with the local AFL
umpire association as a goal umpire. Known for always asking why 5 times, I will ensure that we can get the best outcome for software
developers and our clients. I am Ready to represent you.