2018 Award Categories

  • Chief Financial Officer/Finance Director
    of the Year

    A dynamic individual who operates at the core of the executive team in which they serve. Highly strategic and with deep judgement and influence, this person is known for their business acumen, strong results and inspiring leadership.

  • Young Finance Director
    of the Year

    A Young (up to 40) dynamic individual who operates at the core of the executive team in which they serve. Highly strategic and with deep judgement and influence, this person is known for their business acumen, strong results and inspiring leadership.

  • Financial Controller
    of the Year

    The winner will be embody the financial excellence required in such a pivotal role. Either qualified or non-qualified, they will expertly lead their team, bringing insightful financial information which will help their management team make complex business decisions.

  • Accountant
    of the Year

    An accountant (qualified and non qualified) who has delivered financial information which adds value to their organisation. Insightful and with strong judgement, this individual will have proven examples of contributing to business decisions and future success.

  • Accounts Assistant
    of the Year

    This award will go to a part/non-qualified or actively studying accountant who has played a key support role to a more senior accountant. A vital and valued team member who shows promise for the future.

  • Credit Team
    of the Year

    2 or more within team. The winning team will have proven track record in credit control, maintaining vital cash flow of their business and managing creditors and suppliers in a way which builds relationships and ensures the future success of their company.

  • Rising Star
    of the Year

    With 18 months or less experience in the role, this person will have made a deep impact in their business, demonstrating unique expertise and flair and showing promising results for the future.

  • Small Finance Team
    of the Year

    Up to 10 staff within team. A team who has proven experience of working together in advancing the success of the business they represent. Brimming with financial expertise, they are collegiate, experts in their field and are recognised by their colleagues as critical to the business they support.

  • Finance Team (Financial Services)
    of the Year

  • Medium/Large Finance Team

    More than 11 staff. A team who has proven experience of working together in advancing the success of the business they represent. Brimming with financial expertise, they are collegiate, experts in their field and are recognised by their colleagues as critical to the business they support.

2018 Award Shortlist

  • Chief Financial Officer/Finance Director
    of the Year
    • Daniel Clegg - Amber Energy
    • Andrew Gibbs - Bridgend College
    • Mark Burn - Henry Howard Finance
    • Hannah Heath - JoJo Maman Bébé Ltd
    • Phillip Evans - LBS Builders Merchants
  • Young Finance Director
    of the Year
    • Daniel Clegg - Amber Energy
    • Sara Foster - Bridgend College
    • David Landen - Hodge Bank
    • Emily Pullham - Vista Retail Support
  • Financial Controller
    of the Year
    • Vicky Williams - Flexicare Medical
    • Claire Burdett - Greenaway Scott
    • Mark Evans - Henry Howard Finance
    • Sarah Louise Edwards - Thomas Carroll Group
    • Tony Sleap - Vista Retail Support
  • Accountant
    of the Year
    • Lauren Palmer - Principality Building Society
    • Craig Blackmore - Verde Corporate Finance
    • Matthew Jones - Veezu
  • Accounts Assistant
    of the Year
    • Beth Hayes - Inspiresport
    • Peter Fraser - Magnet and Steel
    • Katharine Redwood - New Directions Holdings Ltd
    • Olivia Evans - Tiger Cardiff Ltd (Flying Tiger Copenhagen)
  • Credit Team
    of the Year
    • Newsquest Media Group
    • Sonovate
  • Rising Star
    of the Year
    • Gwenno George - Acuity Legal
    • Simon Waters - Principality Building Society
    • Sally Avery - Retail Merchandising Services
    • Christian Evans - Sanktuary Investments
  • Small Finance Team
    of the Year
    • Aerfin
    • Awel coop
    • ECO2
    • Guardian Global Technologies Ltd.
    • South Wales Trunk Road Agent
  • Finance Team (Financial Services)
    of the Year
    • Clickery Financial Ltd
    • Henry Howard Finance
    • Hodge Bank
    • NatWest
  • Medium/Large Finance Team
    • Admiral Group Plc
    • Dyfed Steel
    • Jojo Maman Bébé Ltd
    • Penguin Wealth
    • Target Group