Are you the Future CFO of the Year?
We're searching UK universities to find the Future Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Year. You must be ambitious, forward thinking, commercially minded and have a strong interest in the value finance can bring to a business.
An exclusive visit to one of ACCA’s international markets!
We are delighted to introduce the 2019 finalists for this award. The winner will be announced at the Grand Final on 26 April 2019.
Alexander Young | Swansea University | Business Management
Ben Maxwell | Newcastle University | Accounting and Finance
Daisy Vanags | University of Bristol | International Business Management
Danni Christie | Queen Mary, University of London | Economics and finance
Harry Deacon | University of Oxford | Economics and Management
James Counsell | University of Nottingham | Economics
Kudzai Moyo | University of Warwick | Accounting and Finance
Rick Taylor | University of Exeter | Business and Management
Sum Mei Lee | University of Bath | Accounting and Finance
Tom Dixon | Goldsmiths, University of London | Philosophy, Politics, Economics
To enter you must:
- be an undergraduate student at a university in the UK
- be on track to achieve a 2.1 or above
What makes an award winner?
The winner of the Future CFO of the Year Award will have the ambition to make their mark and make a difference.
No matter what degree you're studying for, you could be our Future CFO of the Year if you can show evidence of a variety of skills required to become a future business leader, including:
- digital know-how
- communication skills
How do I win?
Submit by 30.01.19
ACCA and the Future CFO of the Year Award
We're the world's most forward-thinking professional accountancy body.
We believe that accountancy is vital for economies to grow and prosper, which is why we work all over the world to build the profession and make society fairer and more transparent.
We have more than 200,000 fully qualified members and 486,000 students worldwide. They're among the world’s best-qualified and most highly sought-after accountants – and they work in every sector you can imagine.
Organisations know and trust our designation. We're out there every day, connecting with businesses large and small, governments, educational establishments and opinion formers. We're on top of emerging trends, legislation and legal requirements, helping to shape them.
Because of all this, we’re able to create the innovative, strategic-thinking accountants our fast-changing world needs.
Why should you apply for the award?
At ACCA, we train the accountants and finance professionals the world needs. The Future CFO of the Year Award allows us to support and invest in students from a variety of different universities and degree backgrounds. We want to nurture future talent and this is a great way of doing so.
Applying for the Undergraduate of the Year Awards gives students the experience and confidence to apply, interview and succeed in their chosen career. From the application to the assessment centre, students will be exposed to a realistic recruitment process that will prepare them for their future and enhance their commercial awareness, communication skills and confidence. For the winner, it is in invaluable addition to their CV and the prize will allow them to connect with highly influential people and potential employers.
Whether you’re studying a finance degree or not, applying for the Future CFO of the Year Award will be a positive experience that will prepare you no matter the career you decide to go into.
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