2017 Finalists

INDIVIDUAL CATEGORIES

Accounting Student of the Year
Clara Chow, UNSW, Westpac
Arlen Dabinett, University of South Australia, Pitcher Partners
Daniel Dal Bello, Flinders University, Chartered Accountants
Zandile Dube, Western Sydney University, Henderson Maxwell
Tahsin Haque, UNSW, UNSW Accounting Society
Michael Li, UNSW, Deloitte
Karl Rayner, Flinders University, BDO
Jade Rein, University of Wollongong, Kelly + Partners (Southern Highlands)
Marianne Sarikas, UNSW, HLB Mann Judd
William Tan, University of Technology Sydney, PwC

Auditor of the Year
Jo Heighway, Deloitte
Steve Jones, Crowe Horwath
Jeremiah Thum, Independent Audit Services

Bookkeeper of the Year
Sophie Andrews, The Accounts Studio
Dinesh Bhatia, Phoenix Accountants & Advisors
Karen Groves, Successful Alliances
Diane Lucas, Direct Management
Alex Nicolaidis, Booksmart Accounting Solutions
Kirsten Norman, BizWhiz Business Solutions
Jen Pryor, Pryority Business Consulting
Courtney Wallen, CW Bookkeeping Services
Nicole Williams, Eos Thirty
Aimie Wilson, Carbon Bookkeeping

Executive of the Year
Natasha Chambers, Wilson Pateras
Mark Chapman, Bentleys Australia and New Zealand
Adrian Clerici, Pitcher Partners
Harry Hoang, Tailored Accounts
George Kontominas, Dendra Accounting Group
Rocco Musumeci, Henderson Maxwell
Manish Sundarjee, Kidmans Partners
Angela Winton, Hanrick Curran

New Partner of the Year
Katie Hows, Beany.com.au
Robert Manson, Moore Stephens
Christopher Tinta, Link Advisors

Office Administrator of the Year
Lara Berry, Munro & Partners
Tina Clarke, Bentleys Chartered (Sunshine Coast)
Laura Davidson, Koustas & Co
Samantha Higham, JSA Accounting
David Keith, Collins Hume
Jackie Lane, Direct Management
Simone Maunder, PLH Accountants
Annie Smith, Forsyths
Nicole Wicks, SMART Business Solutions Accounting
Rachael Wild, My SMSF Online & Mardell

Partner of the Year
Michael Gigliotti, Andresen McCarthy Partners

Bert Girle, Agilis Accountants & Advisors

Rocco Musumeci, Henderson Maxwell

Siobhan Sellick, Prosperity Advisers Group

Manish Sundarjee, Kidmans Partners

Jamie Towers, Hanrick Curran

Charlie Viola, Pitcher Partners

Partner of the Year (Boutique Firm)
Peter Fowler, Collins Hume

Andrew Frith, Leenane Templeton Chartered Accountants & Business Advisors

Cathy Howard, My SMSF Online & Mardell

George Kontominas, Dendra Accounting Group

Canio Muscillo, Muscillo Romano

Rocco Musumeci, Henderson Maxwell

Shannon Smit, Transfer Pricing Solutions

Manish Sundarjee, Kidmans Partners

Jeremiah Thum, Independent Audit Services

Christopher Tinta, Link Advisors

Rising Star of the Year
Rodrigo Cerqueira, Hill Rogers

Jade Hadfield, Graff, Paul & Parnell Chartered Accountants

Katie Hows, Beany.com.au

Azlin Lutfi, Henderson Maxwell

Dean Sammut, MMT Accountants + Advisers

Sylvia Wallace, Pitcher Partners

Hayden Winters, SMART Business Solutions Accounting

Thought Leader of the Year
Kath Bowler, Licensing for Accountants

Alyson Garrett, CMS Private Advisory

Steph Hinds, Growthwise

Chris Hooper, Accodex Partners

Nadia Hughes, SMART Business Solutions Accounting

Trent Mclaren, Intuit Australia

Robert Pitt, Hanrick Curran

Melanie Power, Bookkeeper Revolution

Shannon Smit, Transfer Pricing Solutions

Young Accountant of the Year
Andrya Chan, WW Corporate Advisory

Lee Duffield, CMS Private Advisory

James Fitzgerald, Moore Stephens

Matthew Hunt, SiDCOR Chartered Accountants

Michael Kerwin, Hoffman Kelly Chartered Accountants

Swinly Perera, Wilson Pateras

Peter Rowe, Power Tynan

James Sheehan, Tester Porter Services

Eric Truong, Hill Rogers

Daniel Velich, Lambourne Partners

GROUP CATEGORIES

Bookkeeping Firm of the Year
All That Counts

Booksmart Accounting Solutions

Carbon Bookkeeping

Digit Books

Link Strategies Group

Phoenix Accountants & Advisors

Regional Business Services

Successful Alliances

The Accounts Studio

Zerobooks.com

Boutique Firm of the Year
Altezza Partners

Carbon Group

Dendra Accounting Group

Kidmans Partners

Koustas & Co

Local Knowledge

Muscillo Romano

Transfer Pricing Solutions

Wilson Pateras

YCG

Business Advisory Firm of the Year
Altitude Advisory

BIAS

Dendra Accounting Group

Devonshire Accountants

Koustas & Co

Muscillo Romano

MWM Advisory

Pitcher Partners

SMART Business Solutions Accounting

YCG

Community Engagement Program of the Year
Collins Hume

Henderson Maxwell

Leenane Templeton Chartered Accountants & Business Advisors

Power Tynan

Synergy Group Australia

Tax and Accounting Professionals

YCG

Diversified Firm of the Year
Altitude Advisory

Altus Financial

businessDEPOT

Carbon Group

Kidmans Partners

MEDIQ Financial Services

My SMSF Online & Mardell

Pitcher Partners

SMART Business Solutions Accounting

Wilson Pateras

Fast-Growing Firm of the Year
BlueRock

Carbon Group

Dendra Accounting Group

Independent Audit Services

Link Strategies Group

PLH Accountants

SiDCOR Chartered Accountants

Synergy Group Australia

Wilson Pateras

YCG

Firm of the Year
Altus Financial

Collins Hume

Dendra Accounting Group

Forsyths

Henderson Maxwell

Kidmans Partners

Pitcher Partners

PLH Accountants

SiDCOR Chartered Accountants

Synergy Group Australia

Graduate Program of the Year
Hill Rogers

Pitcher Partners

Power Tynan

PwC

Innovator of the Year
Altitude Advisory

Altus Financial

Confirmations Asia Pacific

Local Knowledge

O'Connells OBM

Sequel VCFO

Sky Accountants

Thomson Reuters

Wolters Kluwer

Zerobooks.com

Marketing Program of the Year

Altus Financial

businessDEPOT

Carbon Group

Chan & Naylor Australia

Henderson Maxwell

SMART Business Solutions Accounting

Vlassis & Co

New Firm of the Year
Beany.com.au

Dexterous Group

Link Advisors

Professional Development Program of the Year
Altus Financial

Hanrick Curran

Hillyer Riches

Hoffman Kelly Chartered Accountants

Kidmans Partners

Pitcher Partners

Prosperity Advisers Group

SMART Business Solutions Accounting