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Regions Finance Directors Show Outstanding Leadership at the Finance Director of the Year Awards

With uncertain times ahead for the UK and World economy the regions finance directors continue to show resilience and outstanding leadership recognised at the Finance Director of the Year Awards. The 27 finalists were celebrated and the winners unveiled at a glittering black tie ceremony at the Crowne Plaza Liverpool On Thursday 17 November. The 2022 event was made possible by continued support from awards partners Accountable Recruitment, HSBC and Brabners with new partner KPMG.
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Maggie O Carroll

Maggie O'Carroll - Priorities for Growth. Don’t let Success get in the way of brilliance

In this episode we talk to Maggie O’Carroll, CEO and founder of The Women’s Organisation. From its beginning in 1996 to being the largest female-focused enterprise support agency in the UK, The Women’s Organisation now helps women across the UK, Europe, China and Africa.
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KPMG announced as new partner in the 2022 Finance Director of the Year Awards

Accountable Recruitment, HSBC and Brabners are delighted to welcome KPMG on board as the new partner for the Finance Director of the Year Awards. Now in its 10th year the awards cover the Merseyside, Lancashire, Cheshire, North Wales and Warrington regions. The prestigious Finance Director of The Year Awards recognise and celebrate the outstanding work done by the region's tireless financial directors, rewarding the often under-estimated jobs they do.
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Kavita Basi

Kavita Basi: Surviving a Brain Haemorrhage through the power of positivity

We talk to Kavita Basi who suffered a life-threatening Brain Haemorrhage in 2015. Following her challenging journey through near death and recovery Kavita is now an Author, Motivational speaker, Blogger, Sustainable product expert, CEO & Founder of Reflexone & Ration.l , Ambassador for the BSF, Bee Found & SameYouOrg.
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Emma Stoddart - Authentic leadership through trust & empathy

In the episode we invite Emma Stoddart, CFO of ChargePoint and overall winner of the Finance Director of the Year Awards to share her journey of becoming an authentic leader through building trust, being open and showing empathy. In this episode Emma also shares her very private story of how she manages with ME and how to overcome health challenges by being brave and changing your priorities to be true to yourself. From joining an accountancy practice at 18 and starting training from A-Levels, Emma went on to achieve a much-desired Partnership at a top 5 Accountancy practice, to then leave to focus on health and then pursue a role as a CFO in industry. Emma also talks about her appointment to the Board of Professional Liverpool and Advisory Board Member at University of Liverpool Management School and how these positions share insights, both ways, into the wider business community and connecting theory with practice. Defining your culture is a little like defining the X Factor and Emma shares how to get your culture right, you have to align your values and direction from the leadership team down. Making informed decisions by reaching out and being open to advice through good communication and surrounding yourself with great people is essential!
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Finance Director Of The Year Awards Class Of '21

Finance Director of the Year Awards Make a Triumphant Return

Leading lights from the North West and North Wales were honoured as the Finance Director of the Year Awards made a triumphant return following a break in 2020 due the global pandemic.
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Greg Pateras

Greg Pateras - Driving growth through resilience

Simon Massey invites Greg Pateras to share his story of driving personal and business growth through resilience in our second podcast – Being Accountable.
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Social Mobility - Faye Dyer's Journey

In our first podcast - Being Accountable - Listen to Managing Director, Simon Massey talking to Faye Dyer, about her personal, social mobility, career journey to Managing Director of ACC Liverpool.
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Brabners announced as new Legal Partner for the Finance Director of the Year Awards

Accountable Recruitment, HSBC and Grant Thornton are delighted to welcome Brabners on board as the new legal partner for the Finance Director of the Year Awards.
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Left To Right Amy Louise Lowrie, Georgia Berry, Olivia Pounder, Simon Massey, Paul Roberts, Jennifer Hanley. Photo Courtesy Of Wesley Storey

Accountable Recruitment triples its floorspace to 1753sq ft and welcomes 4 new team members as the business turns 10!

Accountable Recruitment, host of the Finance Director of the Year Awards, who specialise in Executive, Finance and Accountancy recruitment has tripled its floorspace to 1753sq ft and moved from serviced offices into their new HQ in St Nicholas House, as the business turns 10.
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