Maria is the Payroll Manager for McDonald's Restaurants Ltd, and also processes the payroll for 70 McDonald's Franchisee companies that choose to use their payroll service.   She works within a team of 10 that are responsible for small/medium/large employers with high volumes of new starters/leavers on a fortnightly & monthly basis. They electronically exchange data with HMRC using EDI via a third party company.

She was a founding member of IReeN.

Co Deputy Chair of TDSF (Tax Data Standard Forum with HMRC)

Various consultations/CUG groups on request by HMRC/DWP/Auto Enrolment (NEST)

HMRC – share of data to help improve systems/trial areas for future enhancements

Advocate of sharing best practice/data quality & automation

Maria is a winner of the payroll Strathearn Award for Lifetime achievement and is part of the Reward 300-2019