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For our 2020 awards, we are thrilled to be doubling the number of awards you can enter! You can find out details on each of them below. 

Accountancy Practice of the Year

The Practice Firm of the Year award is a great chance for you to showcase your achievements and raise the profile of your firm. Open to Firms of all sizes across the East Midlands who are proud of what they have achieved over the last year.  This could be with regards to the service offering to your client base or having a fantastic working environment. Firms are able to enter this award themselves, or a client / supplier can nominate someone they believe to be deserving of the award.

Enter Now Finance Team of the Year (Less than 10 staff)

Open to Finance teams with less than 10 staff based in the East Midlands that have achieved excellence in providing financial support to any business / business area in either the private or public sector. Entries will be expected to display great examples of teamwork and a strong working culture.

Enter Now Finance Team of the Year (10+ Staff)

Open to Finance teams of 10 or more staff based in the East Midlands that support any business / business area in either the public or private sector in providing first class financial support & insight. Entries should describe an excellent sense of teamwork, commitment to ongoing development and a structured approach toward retention, recruitment and wider corporate social responsibility. 

Enter Now Finance Leader of the Year

A fantastic opportunity to recognise an inspirational Finance Leader based in the East Midlands, celebrating their outstanding contribution to their business and/or teams over the past 12 months. The deserving winner will demonstrate a consistently excellent track record of having a positive impact on the personal & professional development of others whilst contributing successfully to the ongoing strategy of their business within their particular field.

Enter Now Rising Star (Part Qualified)

Judges are looking for someone part qualified (AAT, CIMA, ACCA, ICM, CIP) that has achieved fantastic results in their role over the past 12 months in the East Midlands. They will be able to show that that they are committed to developing their career in Finance and will have made a noticeable difference to their respective teams & businesses.

Enter Now Rising Star (Qualified)

Open to qualified accountants (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) from any business or industry based in the East Midlands. Judges will be looking to acknowledge the achievements of someone that consistently goes above & beyond expectations to add value in all that they do, a beacon of excellence, someone that’s a measure of “what good looks like” in their particular field that shows the potential to be a fantastic finance & business leader for the rest of their career.

Enter Now Entry Guidelines

You can download the Entry Guidelines here. For the Practice and Team awards, judges will be keen to understand what has been achieved in your firm, how it was achieved and what the benefits have been to your business, staff and/or client base. Individuals are able to enter any award themselves, or a colleague/peer can nominate someone they believe to be deserving of the award.

Last year’s winners were…

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Finance Director of the Year

Won by Colin Anderton, SDL Group

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Team of the Year

Won by Rutland Cycling

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Rising Star Award

Won by Jeremy Croad, Capital One