The Australian Accounting Awards, supported by principal partner Reckon, recognises excellence across all facets of the accounting industry nationwide.
At a five-star gala dinner held in Sydney this evening, winners of the 22 categories for 2016 were announced to a crowd of over 400 people.
Terry Braithwaite, publisher of AccountantsDaily, noted that this year there were a record 161 finalists, and the quality of submissions was outstanding.
“Winners and finalists alike should be very proud of their achievements. The competition was fierce this year,” Mr Braithwaite said.
“It was a pleasure and privilege to see some of this industry’s brightest talents recognised for their hard work,” he added.
Reckon’s managing director for Australia and New Zealand, Sam Allert, also congratulated all winners and finalists on their achievements.
“The awards are extremely well represented this year, with many of Australia’s leading accounting professionals and firms nominated,” Mr Allert said.
AccountantsDaily would like to congratulate all of this year’s winners and finalists. The 2016 award recipients are:
Graduate program of the year
Accounting student of the year
HLB Mann Judd
Community engagement program of the year
Perks and Associates
Bookkeeper of the year
Innovator of the year
Rising star of the year
Prosperity Advisers Group
Bookkeeping firm of the year
Eye on Books
Professional development program of the year
Office administrator of the year
Young accountant of the year
New partner of the year
Partner of the year (less than $1bn in revenue)
Partner of the year (boutique firm)
Transfer Pricing Solutions
Executive of the year
Thought leader of the year
Diversified firm of the year
Fast-growing firm of the year
Synergy Group Australia
Marketing program of the year
Boutique firm of the year (less than $10m in revenue)
Firm of the year (less than $1bn in revenue)
Firm of the year (more than $1bn in revenue)
AccountantsDaily excellence award