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The awards categories have been getting more competitive every year and I hope this year continues that trend. We want to see the highest quality nominations to give the judges a hard time picking a winner
—Craig Vickery, head of ACCA Scotland

Nominations are now open for the 2013 Scottish Accountancy Awards. The awards recognise the skills and expertise that accountants bring to their companies and clients across the public and private sector

The awards are now in its sixth year and ACCA Scotland is once again proud to be sponsoring them. 

Craig Vickery, head of ACCA Scotland said: 'The finance profession is a hugely important one and it’s great that we have these awards, to recognise the very best of the Scottish profession. In times of prosperity it is the finance staff who help a company grow and in times of austerity they help cut costs and boost the chances of survival. 

'The awards categories have been getting more competitive every year and I hope this year continues that trend. We want to see the highest quality nominations to give the judges a hard time picking a winner.'

This year’s award categories are: 

  • Accountant of the year
  • Accountancy firm of the year
  • Small accountancy firm of the year
  • Private sector finance team of the year
  • Public sector finance team of the year
  • Young accountant of the year
  • Insolvency team of the year
  • Tax team of the year
  • Advisory team of the year
  • Training manager of the year

Nominations must be submitted by 10 April, more details can be found on the Scottish Accountancy Awards website via the 'Related Links' section, left of this article. 

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For more information, please contact:

Ray Allger, ACCA UK Newsroom
+ 44 (0)20 7059 5788
+44 (0) 7540 919 819
ray.allger@accaglobal.com

Notes to Editors

  1. ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the global body for professional accountants. We aim to offer business-relevant, first-choice qualifications to people of application, ability and ambition around the world who seek a rewarding career in accountancy, finance and management. 
  2. We support our 154,000 members and 432,000 students in 170 countries, helping them to develop successful careers in accounting and business, with the skills required by employers. We work through a network of over 80 offices and centres and more than 8,400 Approved Employers worldwide, who provide high standards of employee learning and development. Through our public interest remit, we promote appropriate regulation of accounting and conduct relevant research to ensure accountancy continues to grow in reputation and influence. 
  3. Founded in 1904, ACCA has consistently held unique core values: opportunity, diversity, innovation, integrity and accountability. We believe that accountants bring value to economies in all stages of development and seek to develop capacity in the profession and encourage the adoption of global standards. Our values are aligned to the needs of employers in all sectors and we ensure that through our qualifications, we prepare accountants for business. We seek to open up the profession to people of all backgrounds and remove artificial barriers, innovating our qualifications and delivery to meet the diverse needs of trainee professionals and their employers.