Awards

Celebrating the accounting profession

Now in its eighth year, our awards programme continues to recognise the firms and individuals who are making great contributions to the profession.

Entries for the Accounting Excellence Awards 2018 has officially closed

Practice Awards

This category looks for those accounting firms who are leading the way with forward-thinking, innovative ways to grow and are pushing the standards of excellence in the profession.

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New Firm of the Year

For new firm, we want to hear about your core vision and strategy to achieve it.

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Specialist Team of the Year

Do you work in a niche? Shout about your success with this award.

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Small Practice of the Year

We are looking for 1-2 partner firms who demonstrate excellence in client care and commitment to improvement.

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Innovative Firm of the Year

Tell us all about how your firm approaches innovation and why it is important to you.

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Medium Practice of the Year

This award is looking for 3-7 partner firms who manage to balance service quality alongside expansion.

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Practice Growth Firm of the Year

If you have the formula for rapid, but sustainable growth, this is the category to enter.

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Large Practice of the Year

For 8+ partner firms who excel at communicating their unique personality to the wider market.

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Client Service Firm of the Year

Are you obsessed with client care? Tell us about your approach and results achieved.

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Practice Pioneer of the Year

Service innovators, marketing strategists, technology gurus and inspirational leaders – this is the award for you!

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Software Awards

The Software category is about celebrating the technology providers who go above and beyond in supporting accounting firms on their path of growth.

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Software Innovation of the year

This award is the developers who are breaking new ground and delivering solutions that no one else does.

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Software & Technology Pioneer of the year

This award is an opportunity to celebrate the industry’s technology visionaries, thought leaders and unsung heroes.

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The publicly voted software awards

The following awards are voted on by the public rather than judged and are not open for entrants:

Small Business Accounts Software of the Year

Practice Management & CRM Software of the Year

Enterprise Accounting Software of the Year

Accounts Production Software of the Year

Payroll Software of the Year

Practice Suite of the Year

Data Management & Expenses Software of the Year

Forecasting, Planning & Analysis Software of the Year

Professional Tax Software of the Year

Cloud App of the Year

Finance Awards

Brand new for 2018, this category has been added so we can recognise the contribution business finance teams are making across the UK.

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Best Finance Employer of the Year

We’re looking to celebrate the employers that encourage finance professionals to take a proactive role in delivering value.

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SME Finance Team of the Year

Seeks to uncover best practice in small and medium-size companies (fewer than 250 employees, less than £10.6m turnover)

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Corporate Finance Team of the Year

Calling all large companies, celebrate your finance team and the impact they have on your business.

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Transformation Project of the Year

Celebrating initiatives that have had a visible impact on finance efficiency and organisational performance.

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Industry & Commerce Pioneer of the Year

Calling all inspirational finance leaders! Let’s celebrate the impact you have made this year.

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Dates

21st February 2018

Entries for awards open

13th May 2018

Entries for awards close

20th September 2018

Awards Evening

21st February 2018

Entries for awards open

13th May 2018

Entries for awards close

20th September 2018

Awards Evening

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