The Digital Accountancy Awards shortlist announced!

In partnership with


We are pleased to say we had over 100 applications for the first ever Digital Accountancy Awards. These awards allow you to be celebrated for your hard work and innovation by your team members, your peers and your clients. The awards were judged anonymously, so the applicants were judged on the quality of their applications.

The awards are split into two categories:

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. This category is for partners and practice owners.

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.

The top 10 shortlist for Best Digital Accountant is as follows:

Graeme Tennick

Graeme Tennick & Co Chartered Certified Accountants

Paul Lodder

Sagars Accountants Limited

Naveed Mughal

Accurox Limited

Lauren Harvey

Full Stop

Donna Martin

Clic Accounting Ltd

Alan Davidson

Pentins Business Advisers

Kieron Townsend

TMT Accounting

Jonathan Bareham


Jibran Qureshi

Clear House Accountants

Cheryl Sharp

Pink Pig Financials Ltd

The top 10 shortlist for Best Rising Star is as follows:

Robyn Richards

Accountant ­- Blue Arrow Accounting Ltd

Beth Riordan

Client Director - Raedan

Jade Donno

Practice Manager 1 Accounts Online Ltd

Daniel Coleman

Cloud Accounting Manager - Moore Thompson

Ellie Dignam

Digital & Innovation Lead - BHP LLP

Max Whiteley

Cloud Accountant - UHY Hacker Young (Manchester)

Leanne Grant

Digital Growth Manager - Nephos

Zoe Lihou

Account Manager - de garis accounting limited

Andy Perrett

Cloud Accounting Associate Partner - TC Group

Gary Zouvani

Operations Director ­- DNS Accountants

Congratulations to all our shortlisted applications! The winners will be announced at Digital Accountancy Week 1pm on Tuesday 13th October. Make sure you don’t miss the awards here.

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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