Payroll Services/Novopay

Payroll is a business-critical activity based on operational activities. If payroll is not done, employees don’t get paid!

If you need someone to manage your payroll New Zealand wide, look no further than CES Payroll. Based in Christchurch, we are 100% Kiwi owned and operated.  We make payroll easy.

Because we are a non-profit organisition, our fees are low and our profits are reinvested in the New Zealand education sector.

CES offers payroll activities for a number of clients in a range of sectors. We are good at it, offer reasonable rates, and we are safe and proven with skilful staff.  Keeping up with Taxation rules can be overwhelming so we take care of Payday Filing for you, giving you time to concentrate on other things.

CES offers:

  • Payroll on Weekly, Fortnightly, 4 Weekly, Monthly and Bi Monthly using MYOB Ace payroll system, payroll software that small businesses in New Zealand can rely on.
  • Electronic Payday filing with IRD.  You have total peace of mind knowing all your payments to the IRD have been made along with all returns filed. No more IRD penalties.

CES now offers to Schools a payroll service for Novopay in both Auckland and Christchurch with experienced practitioners able to assist your school. Contact us for more information.

CES is a member of the NZ Payroll Practitioners Association. They provide learning opportunities, technical support, resources and PD. Payroll finance officer, Carolyn Bentley,  is a Certified Payroll Specialist (Level 3)

Key Functional Relationships – External


Inland Revenue Department / Payday filing

Ministry of Justice (Courts)

Work and Income NZ (WINZ)

Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC)


For more information please contact Carolyn Bentley, NZPPA Certified Payroll Specialist.

Ph: (03) 339 4953