Madelein van der Watt is Development Manager at Sage Pastel Payroll & HR and a regular commentator in financial and business media, is an expert in areas of employee tax and legislative changes affecting payroll.
Madelein van der Watt, a regular commentator in financial and business media, is an expert in areas of employee tax and legislative changes affecting payroll. She is responsible for ensuring a major South African software solution implements applicable legislative changes, helping customers remain SARS compliant.
Madelein joined Sage Pastel Payroll & HR in 2000, bringing to the company her joint passions for software and financial management. She is currently Group R&D Development Manager for Sage Australia, Asia, Middle East and Africa, as well as Senior Product Manager for Sage Pastel Payroll & HR.
She is responsible for the development of Sage Pastel Payroll & HR software as well as Sage Pastel Accounting's desktop products. In addition, she manages the integration of Sage Pastel desktop products in South Africa into other Sage initiatives like Sage Pay.
Madelein has a B.Com in financial management and has 16 years' experience in personal income tax and employee tax.