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2023 CFO Awards

Recognising Australia’s best finance leaders of 2023. Final submissions must be made before 13 October 2023.

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Award Categories

CFO of the Year (Enterprise, more than 500 employees)

This prestigious award recognises an exceptional Chief Financial Officer from a large enterprise who has demonstrated outstanding financial acumen, strategic vision, and leadership. The recipient has played a crucial role in steering the organisation towards financial success and driving innovation.

CFO or Finance Leader in a Startup organisation

This award celebrates a CFO or Finance Leader whose exhibited strong financial leadership in a startup, contributing to the acceleration of the company's expansion and long term success.

Finance Team of the Year (SME, under 500 employees)

Recognising the accomplishments of a finance team from a Small and Medium-sized Enterprise (SME), this award celebrates their exceptional teamwork, innovative approaches, and contributions to the company's financial achievements and stability.

Most Valuable Finance Team Member

Recognising an exceptional individual within the finance team, this award celebrates their dedication, innovative thinking, and significant contributions to the team's accomplishments and overall financial success.

CFO of the Year (SME)

This esteemed award celebrates a Chief Financial Officer from a Small and Medium-sized Enterprise (SME) who has exhibited exemplary financial management, contributing significantly to the company's growth, sustainability, and competitiveness in a challenging market.

CFO or Finance Leader in a Not for Profit (NFP) organisation

This award recognises a Chief Financial Officer from a Not for Profit organisation, who has demonstrated outstanding financial strategy leading to the growth and sustainability of the organisation, ensuring that every dollar spent aligned with the organisation's values and goals.

Financial Controller of the Year

Celebrating the achievements of an exceptional Financial Controller, this award recognises their skilful financial management, commitment to compliance, and valuable contributions to the organisation's success.

Finance Team of the Year (Enterprise, more than 500 employees)

This award highlights the outstanding achievements of an exemplary finance team from a large enterprise. The winning team has consistently demonstrated excellence in financial operations, decision-making, and collaboration, supporting the organisation's overall success.

Young Achiever of the Year (Under 35 years old)

This award acknowledges a young finance professional who has demonstrated exceptional talent, ambition, and accomplishments early in their career. Despite their age, the recipient has made a significant impact and shown promise for future success.

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FAQs about Nominations

Can I nominate more than once?

Yes, you can nominate as many individuals or teams as you like, but only once per category.

What is the selection criteria for the awards?

You can find a full breakdown of all the award criteria here.

Will the details of my entry be shown to others?

No. All submissions are fully confidential and will only be seen by our judging panel.

Is there a cost to nominate?

No, nominating is completely free and you can nominate as many people as you want.

Can I nominate myself?

Absolutely, yes. Each nomination will be judged impartially by our panel. So don’t leave it up to chance and be your biggest cheerleader.

Do my employee numbers include casuals and contractors?

Yes, you should include them.

When will the winners be announced?

Finalists will be notified on 20 October, and winners will be announced at our awards ceremony on 03 November 2023.

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