2023 Accountancy Awards
2023 Accountancy Awards
Step into the spotlight with the 2023 Accountancy Awards presented by Business Awards UK. In the competitive world of accountancy, recognition from a distinguished panel of experts can propel your brand to new heights, setting you apart in the industry. A shortlisting, or potentially becoming a Winner or Finalist, can significantly boost your reputation and affirm your excellence. Let your achievements shine and demonstrate your commitment to excellence. The numbers don’t lie; it’s time to make your mark. Enter the 2023 Accountancy Awards today.
Effective 19th May 2023: All awards will be launched with a new fee structure. Your Award Acceptance Fee will be a single, “flat fee”. If you are selected as a Winner, you will only pay one single fee regardless of how many awards you win, and 1x Winner Trophy is included in this fee. Additional trophies can still be purchased.
This has been made possible thanks to our new sponsors and partners, who have enabled us to pass our cost savings on to winners. All entries are still FREE for all sectors.
Before You Enter: What You Need To Know
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Accountancy Awards Categories
|Type||Category||Description / Criteria|
|Primary||Accountancy Firm of the Year||Recognsing the leading accountancy firm that demonstrates excellence in client service, technical expertise, innovation, and overall contributions to the field of accountancy.|
|Primary||Tax Advisory Firm of the Year||Celebrating a firm that excels in providing expert tax advice and strategies, assisting clients in navigating complex tax regulations, minimizing tax liabilities, and maximizing tax efficiency.|
|Primary||Best Financial Reporting||Acknowledging a company that showcases exceptional financial reporting practices, including accuracy, transparency, adherence to accounting standards, and clear communication of financial information.|
|Primary||Auditor of the Year||Honouring an auditing firm that demonstrates excellence in conducting thorough and independent audits, ensuring financial statements are reliable, accurate, and in compliance with applicable regulations.|
|Primary||Best Newcomer Accountancy Firm||Commending a recently established accountancy firm that has made a significant impact in a short period, demonstrating innovation, client satisfaction, and growth potential.|
|Primary||Excellence in Corporate Governance||Recognising an organisation that exemplifies outstanding corporate governance practices, including ethical conduct, transparency, accountability, and effective risk management.|
|Primary||Forensic Accounting Firm of the Year||Acknowledging a firm that specialises in forensic accounting services, including investigation of financial fraud, dispute resolution, litigation support, and expert testimony.|
|Primary||Innovative Accounting Technology||Celebrating a technology solution that revolutionises accounting practices, such as advanced automation, cloud-based systems, or artificial intelligence, improving efficiency, accuracy, and decision-making in accounting processes.|
|Primary||Tax Team of the Year||Commending a team within an accountancy firm or organisation that showcases exceptional expertise, client service, and creativity in providing tax planning and compliance services.|
|Primary||Outstanding Professional Development Program||Recognising a firm that demonstrates exceptional commitment to the professional growth and development of its employees, offering comprehensive training, mentoring, and career advancement opportunities.|
|Primary||Boutique Accountancy Firm of the Year||Honouring a small or specialised accountancy firm that delivers personalised, high-quality services to clients, often focusing on niche industries or specific areas of expertise.|
|Primary||Excellence in Sustainability Reporting||Acknowledging an organisation that showcases outstanding reporting and disclosure of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors, demonstrating a commitment to sustainability and responsible business practices.|
|People||CFO of the Year||Celebrating a chief financial officer who demonstrates exceptional financial leadership, strategic vision, and innovative approaches in managing financial affairs and driving organisational success.|
|People||Rising Star Accountant||Commending a young and talented accountant who has shown remarkable potential, exceptional performance, and significant contributions to the accountancy profession at an early stage of their career.|
|People||Advisory Team of the Year||Recognising a team within an accountancy firm that provides exceptional advisory services, offering strategic insights, financial planning, and business consulting to clients, contributing to their growth and success.|
|People||Best Lone Wolf Accountancy||Acknowledging an independent accountant who operates as a sole practitioner and excels in providing comprehensive accounting services, personalised client care, and professional expertise.|
|Primary||Best Outsourcing Services Provider||Honouring a company that delivers exceptional outsourced accounting and financial services, offering cost-effective solutions, expertise, and efficiency to clients seeking to streamline their financial operations.|
|Primary||Excellence in Risk Management||Recognising a company or organisation that demonstrates exceptional practices in identifying, assessing, and managing risks, implementing effective risk mitigation strategies, and ensuring the safeguarding of assets and financial stability.|
|Primary||International Accountancy Firm of the Year||Commending an accountancy firm that has successfully expanded its operations globally, demonstrating excellence in international accounting standards, cross-border services, and client satisfaction across multiple jurisdictions.|
|Primary||Diversity and Inclusion Champion||Honouring an organisation that champions diversity and inclusion within the accountancy profession, promoting equality, fostering an inclusive work environment, and implementing initiatives to increase representation and opportunities for underrepresented groups.|
|Primary||Business Growth Award||Celebrating an business that has shown remarkable growth within the accounting industry; a credit to their consistent efforts and high standards.|
|People||Accountant of the Year||Recognising an outstanding individual accountant who has demonstrated exceptional professional skills, ethical conduct, and significant contributions to the field of accountancy, serving as a role model for excellence.|
|Primary||Start-up Accountancy Firm of the Year||Acknowledging a newly established accountancy firm that has demonstrated remarkable growth, innovation, and client satisfaction, making a notable impact within a short period of time.|
|Primary||Corporate Social Responsibility Award||Commending a company or organisation within the accountancy sector that demonstrates exceptional commitment to corporate social responsibility, including philanthropy, community engagement, sustainable practices, and ethical business conduct.|
|Primary||Outstanding Contribution to the Accountancy Profession||Honouring an individual or organisation that has made a significant and lasting impact on the accountancy profession, through their leadership, innovation, advocacy, or contributions to the development and advancement of the field.|
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Award winning entries typically provide over 500 words providing meaningful and relevant details related to the categories they have entered. Telling us why you are entering these particular categories tends to help. Be specific: for example, if the category is Fastest Growing Company, provide details of how your company has grown and include basic revenue figures (eg. YoY £/%) so we can get a feel for the business growth you’re experiencing. Where possible and relevant to do so, including links to reviews/testimonials and digital assets to support your entry will also help.
Example Entry in Travel Awards:
Best Travel Company – Adventure Holidays
Excursionists UK is a travel company that specialises in adventure holidays designed to challenge and inspire our customers. Our range of adventure activities, including mountaineering, trekking, skiing, and scuba diving, are carefully curated to offer unique and unforgettable experiences.
At Excursionists UK, we believe that adventure holidays should be about more than just adrenaline-fueled activities. Our approach to adventure travel is to provide immersive and authentic experiences that connect our customers with local communities, cultures, and environments.
One of our standout adventure holiday packages is our Everest Base Camp Trek. This 14-day trek takes you through the stunning Khumbu region of Nepal, with expert guides and porters on hand to help you navigate the challenging terrain. Along the way, you will experience traditional Sherpa culture, visit ancient monasteries, and enjoy panoramic views of the world’s highest mountain.
Another popular adventure holiday package is our Arctic Expedition Cruise. This 8-day cruise takes you on a journey through the icy waters of the Arctic, with opportunities to see polar bears, walruses, and other Arctic wildlife up close. You will also have the chance to visit remote Inuit communities and learn about their way of life.
At Excursionists UK, we are committed to providing high-quality adventure holidays that are safe, sustainable, and responsible. We work closely with local communities and conservation organisations to ensure that our activities have a positive impact on the environment and the people who live there.
Our commitment to providing high-quality adventure holidays has been recognised with previous accolades including the Best Adventure Travel Company award at the 2020 British Travel Awards and the Best Small Tour Operator award at the 2021 Adventure Tourism Awards.
Rising Star Award:
Samantha Jones, Sales Manager at Excursionists UK
Samantha Jones is a dynamic and innovative sales manager who has helped to establish Excursionists UK as a rising star in the travel retail industry. Her commitment to personalised travel planning and sustainable travel has set her apart and made her a strong candidate for the Travel Retailer Rising Star Award.
Samantha’s innovative approach to travel retail, including her personalised travel planning service, has helped to increase revenue for Excursionists UK. By offering tailored travel solutions that meet the specific needs and interests of our customers, Samantha has been able to drive repeat business and attract new customers, ultimately contributing to our bottom line.
Accountancy Awards 2023
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