Award Categories and Criteria

Following are the categories and criteria for the 2017 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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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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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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Young Financial Manager of the Year

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

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SME Finance Team of the Year

The SME Finance Team of the Year is open to any team operating the finance function within a New Zealand Small to Medium enterprise. For the purposes of this award a SME should be a company generating revenue under $100 million. Entrants into the SME Finance Team of the Year are also eligible to enter into the Finance Team of the Year Award.

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