Management Accountant Conference

Identifying and evaluating business opportunities to drive profitability and performance

24 - 25 Feb 2020Crowne Plaza, Auckland
Event Details
Chairperson

Cormac Denton

CFO

Kāpura

Cormac has a commercial financial background specializing in high growth companies. With a solid commercial experience, mostly in the Publicly Listed sphere, Cormac spent his time in London as the International Financial Controller of Canadas fastest - growing listed company, with a 5-year growth rate of 72,384% and a CAGR of 111%, Mood Media matured at a $500m USD turnover. Then worked through integration and efficiency programs. Cormac is now working for one of New Zealand’s fastest growing hospitality companies Kapura (aka Wellington Hospitality Group) with a 5-year growth rate of 640% and a CAGR of 59%, recently named 6th in the Deloitte fast 50 mature index, winning Wellingtons Master of Growth title. Kapura has circa 35 bars and restaurants, mostly in Wellington, a Craft brewery, Function and a catering division and other bolt on activities. Kapura has circa 850 staff and a turnover of circa $80m. Kapura created a world record rolling out SAP 4 Hana public cloud in 28days. Kapura proudly supports the local community and is associated with a heap of sporting and social good activities. Cormac put high growth experience down to understanding business levers and having the right business partners engaged at the right time. He is really enjoying the challenge of putting the building blocks of the Companies success in place. He is well versed in corporate and technical accounting have an audit background and working for some iconic brands including, Telefonica PLC (o2), Westfield PLC, Mood Media PLC, 2 Degrees and Audit New Zealand.
Featured Speakers
Workshop Facilitators

Phillip Higgins

Business Consultant

Higgins Consulting

Phillip is a leading consultant in New Zealand for Big Data and analytical projects - helping companies to build digital value platforms. His experience ranges from specialist and generalist implementation to management consulting in the areas of: - Information and Digital Strategy - Analytics - Big Data - Information and Data Architecture With wide ranging experience locally and off-shore, Phillip is looking to share his experience and knowledge of digital innovation with you.

Allison Kennedy

Trainer

Ace Training

Allison Kennedy is a Microsoft Excel Expert and Microsoft Certified Trainer. Her love of numbers and desire to solve problems led her to obtain a BSc (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering. Since then, she has acquired over 10 years of experience in adult education, infecting everyone she meets with her passion for learning and innovation. Join her for the One Stop Excel and Power BI Update to catch up to speed on some of the new tools and tricks to make data analysis and problem solving even easier.
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