Who are we?
Who are we?
Paula Hawkings, General Manager
Paula Hawkings has a 25 year career working within the ECE industry as well as being a Mum to 3 children aged 10-19 years of age.
For the past 14 years Paula was the Operations then General Manager for Lollipops Educare. Over her time with Lollipops Educare Paula developed many centres from the ground up as well as over see and support the sale process of centres to the group.
Paula worked with a team of operational support staff to ensure that the curriculum and day to operations of the centres were of a high standard.
Business management and staff development around centre operations are the biggest skill set that Paula will bring to managing your centre. This will include marketing plans, budgeting advice, meeting targets and building strong teams.
Martin Lee, Accountant
With a Bachelor of Commerce in Accountancy, Finance and Information Systems and a Graduate Diploma in Commerce, Martin has considerable experience in finance.
Since joining ECE Management in 2012, Martin has managed month-end financial processes for clients including preparing month-end reports, reviewing centres’ profits and expenses and analysing their cash positions. Martin works very closely with IRD, auditors, Ministry Of Education, tax accountants and insurance brokers. He also provides other business services to ECE Management clients including payroll, accounts payable and some tax services.