Award Categories and Criteria

Following are the categories and criteria for the 2018 Awards programme.

CFO of the Year

The CFO of the Year category is open to individuals in a Chief Financial Officer position. The entrant must be a New Zealand resident and hold full-time employment at the time the entries close.

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Finance Team of the Year

The Finance Team of the Year category is open to any financial team operating in New Zealand at the time the entries close.

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Financial Innovation Project of the Year

The Financial Innovation Project of the Year award is open to finance projects/initiatives completed over the past year in New Zealand prior to the entry close.

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Emerging Financial Manager of the Year

The Emerging Financial Manager of the Year category is open to individuals in a finance manager position. The entrant must be a New Zealand resident and hold full-time employment at the time the entries close.
The entrant for this category must confirm that he/she has worked in a Finance Manager role for at least three years and is aged 40 years and under as at the closing date for submissions.

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Mid-Market Financial Leader of the Year

The Mid-Market Finance Leader of the Year is open to any team operating the finance function within a New Zealand Medium enterprise.
For the purposes of this award a Mid-Market should be a company generating revenue under $250 million.

Outstanding Contribution to Finance & Business

The Outstanding Contribution to Finance & Business Award is given to a high profile business person (including, but not necessarily a current or former CFO) from a public or private company whose contribution has significantly and uniquely impacted the greater New Zealand or global business community in a financial sense over the course of his or her career. He or she may live in New Zealand or abroad, but must be a New Zealand citizen.

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