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And the winners are….

In partnership with

Best Digital Accountant

Graeme Tennick

Graeme Tennick & Co Chartered Certified Accountants

Best Rising Star

Ellie Dignam

Digital & Innovation Lead - BHP LLP

Congratulations top Graeme Tennick and Ellie Dignam

Our first ever awards ceremony attracted 110 entries across our two awards. A special thanks to Practice Ignition and the ACCA for sponsoring the awards. We couldn’t be more proud to have Graeme and Ellie as our first ever winners. Graeme’s transition has been incredible over the last couple of years, reversing a practice with declining profits to targets of 50% profits. Congratulations also to Ellie Dignam from BHP, who won our first ever Best Rising Star award. Ellie has been hugely influential in developing BHP’s digital strategy and you can hear more about Ellie’s journey in the next issue of Digital Accountancy Magazine.

About the awards

Best Digital Accountant

This award is to celebrate the best digital accountant in the UK accounting profession. We’re looking for people that have not only embraced digital technology at the core of their firm, but are using it in innovative ways to help improve their clients’ businesses and their accountancy practice.

Best Digital Rising Star

This award is to celebrate the rising stars of the digital accounting world. This category is for somebody working in an accounting firm, that may or may not yet be qualified, and is helping to lead the digital and technological change that is taking place.

About our awards partners

Practice Ignition are leading the change when it comes to streamlining and automating the entire onboarding process for accounting firms. From proposals to payments, their platform uses the latest technology to help firms save time, streamline their onboarding experience and get paid on time. You can find out more about them here.

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the global body for professional accountants, offering 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.

Founded in 1904, ACCA has consistently held unique core values: opportunity, diversity, innovation, integrity and accountability. More information is here.

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