Businesses from across the region have one month left to submit entries for the prestigious Finance Awards North West. Entering its fourth year, the Finance Awards North West is the one-of-a-kind accolade which recognises the work and achievements of the region’s top finance professionals and businesses.
Featuring distinguished categories like Finance Director of the Year and Finance Business Partner of the Year, as well as the fiercely competitive Rising Star of the Year. Applicants will be judged by a panel of local industry experts and the awards’ esteemed partners. Deadline for entries is Friday 31 March 2023.
Lucy Bisset - Director of Robert Walters Manchester said: “The increasing number of entries each year bears testament to the region’s burgeoning finance sector. It is an honour to be able to highlight the incredible individuals and teams who’s hard-work, dedication, and the natural talent this is shaping the future of finance in the North West. The nominations are a fantastic chance to put forward the pioneering leaders, diligent team players, and promising rising stars in finance – I can’t wait to see what the fourth instalment of entries has in store for us.”
HSBC Area Director, Greater Manchester & Lancashire, Jason Trigg, comments: “Finance teams are a vital lifeblood of regional business and we are delighted to have the opportunity to highlight the brilliant work they do.
“That’s why HSBC, alongside RSM and ACCA, are proud partners of the Robert Walters’ Finance Awards North West. I look forward to seeing the breadth of incredible people and projects powering finance in the North West.”
Kevin Duffy, RSM Regional Managing Partner, North West added: “The Finance Awards North West made an incredible return last year and it is a pleasure to be part of its fourth installation – partnering with the likes of HSBC, ACCA and Robert Walters - and celebrating the movers and shakers in the North West’s financial industry and wider economy. The awards symbolise an essential event in the diary for financial professionals across the North West and we look forward to celebrating their hard work and successes with them.”
ACCA Head of Membership UK, Jason Hinkle, commented: “We look forward to celebrating the fantastic work of the many finance professionals across the North West who have helped their businesses weather many a storm over the past few years.
“The energy, professionalism and commitment on show across the region is inspiring. I look forward to hearing the stories that demonstrate the value of our trusted finance colleagues, and showcasing the amazing talent within our community.”
The ceremony – hosted in partnership with HSBC Greater Manchester & Lancashire, RSM - North West and ACCA - will take place on Thursday 8th June at the Kimpton Clocktower Hotel in Manchester and will see over 500 professionals from across the North West gather to celebrate the outstanding achievements of the region’s business and finance community.
Finance Awards North West 2023 categories:
· Finance Director of the Year (up to £25m turnover)
· Finance Director of the Year (£25m - £100m turnover)
· Finance Director of the Year (£100m - £200m turnover)
· Finance Director of the Year (over £200m turnover)
· Financial Controller of the Year (up to £100m turnover)
· Financial Controller of the Year (over £100m turnover)
· Finance Business Partner of the Year
· Finance Team of the Year (5 people or less)
· Finance Team of the Year (6-19 people)
· Finance Team of the Year (20+ people)
· Shared Service Centre of the Year
· Finance Team Player
· Rising Star of the Year – Qualified
· Rising Star of the Year – Non/Part-Qualified