Winners unveiled at Accountants Daily 30 Under 30

Winners unveiled at Accountants Daily 30 Under 30

06 December 2021

Momentum Media is proud to reveal the industry’s young guns who were rewarded for their achievements at the Accountants Daily 30 Under 30 awards 2021.

Accountants Daily 30 Under 30 2021 is a national accounting awards program that identifies the finest young accountants across Australia.

Accountants Daily presented 30 individuals with awards across 15 categories out of 114 finalists during the event that was broadcast via livestream on Friday, 3 December.

The awards – which is now in its third year – seeks to identify the finest group of young accounting professionals and talent under the age of 30 that are emerging across Australia.

A range of professionals were recognised across the board including accountants in boutique firms, public accountants, new accountants, auditors, bookkeepers, and those in corporate and management, and restructuring and insolvency.

Multi-award winners Brooke Steedman (client manager at ESV Business Advice and Accounting) and Beatriz Angela de Grano (management accountant at Corporate Technology Services) took home the prestigious Accountants Daily 30 Under 30 Excellence Award.

This marked the first year of presenting an Excellence Award as part of this awards program.

Ms Steedman also won the Business Advisory and Public Accountant awards earlier in the evening, while Ms de Grano won the Bookkeeper and New Accountant awards.

Accounting and audits services group Mazars was the recipient of four awards this year. Cloud accounting consultant Farhan Fuad shared the New Accountant award with Ms de Gano, while manager Casey Bourke won the Tax and Compliance award.

Cloud accounting manager Shaunie Huzzey won the Tech Innovator award and business advisory manager Adrian Citton was the recipient of the Business Advisory award.

Count Out Loud won two trophies, with Isha Miglani from Grant Thornton (former client manager at Count Out Loud) winning the Accountant award (Boutique Firm) and senior client manager Blake Jenkins scoring the gong for Specialist Consultant.

Palfreyman Chartered Accountants’ practice and business services manager Kayla Russell won both the Multiservice and Wellness Advocate awards.

"On behalf of the team, I'd like to congratulate all of those who made the cut in this year's event. We look forward to following your success as you continue your career progression,” said Emma Ryan, acting-editor of Accountants Daily.

"Accountants Daily's 30 Under 30 is an opportune time to recognise the rising stars within the profession. Despite being early on in their careers, the recipients of the event are already breaking considerable ground in their respective roles, instilling a great level of confidence industry-wide.”

Momentum Media would like to thank all of its partners for supporting the awards, including platinum partners Jirsch Sutherland Insolvency Solutions and Grapple, gold partners Change GPS, the Institute of Public Accountants, and Practice Ignition, and event partner Finni.

Click here to view all of the winners.