Finance Awards

Best Finance Employer of the Year

Overview
What judges look for

We’re looking to celebrate the companies that encourage finance professionals to take a proactive role in delivering value. It is open to small and large employers and seeks to uncover best practices within the profession in terms of collaboration, learning and development, technology deployment and recognition for finance professionals.

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  • Details to illustrate your distinctive approach
  • Examples of successful initiatives you have implemented
  • Evidence to show the impact on clients
  • Quantifiable performance measures

SME Finance Team of the Year

Overview
What judges look for

We’re looking to celebrate the finance teams that take a proactive role in delivering value to their colleagues and the business as a whole. The SME award is open to small and medium-size companies under the usual accounting criteria (fewer than 250 employees, less than £10.6m turnover etc) and seeks to uncover best practices within the profession in terms of collaboration, technology deployment and measurable impacts.

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  • Details to illustrate your distinctive approach
  • Examples of successful initiatives you have implemented
  • Evidence to show the impact on clients
  • Quantifiable performance measures

Corporate Finance Team of the Year

Overview
What judges look for

We’re looking to celebrate the finance teams that take a proactive role in delivering value to their colleagues and the business as a whole. The enterprise award is open to large companies over the usual accounting criteria for large companies (250+ employees, £10.6m+ turnover etc) and seeks to uncover best practices within the profession in terms of collaboration, technology deployment and measurable impacts.

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  • Details to illustrate your distinctive approach
  • Examples of successful initiatives you have implemented
  • Evidence to show the impact on clients
  • Quantifiable performance measures

Transformation Project of the Year

Overview
What judges look for

Individual partnerships and projects play an increasing part in the modern finance function. We’re looking to celebrate specific initiatives that have had a visible impact on finance efficiency and organisational performance during the past year. This category is open to organisations of any size and can include process or reporting innovations, or any other innovation that sets a positive example that other finance teams could follow.

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  • Succinct details about what has been done and what sets it apart
  • Evidence to show the impact on clients
  • Quantifiable performance measures

Industry & Commerce Pioneer of the Year

Overview
What judges look for

We are looking to identify the inspirational finance leaders who have really made an impact in the past year so we can pull their insights and expertise to benefit the wider profession. You can also nominate multiple people or teams within your business. And don’t hide your light under a bushel. If you think you merit inclusion in the Accounting Excellence hall of fame, feel free to nominate yourself and let us know about your vision for accountancy.

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  • Innovations introduced
  • Contributions to strategy, processes and service excellence
  • Impact on clients and the marketplace

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