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Now in its 9th year, the PANALITIX Annual Achievement Awards (The PAC Awards) recognises the best of the best accounting firms. The PAN Awards is exclusive to PANALITIX members. 8 awards are given to deserving Accounting Firms, with nominations undergoing a rigorous judging process to get the most outstanding firms in each category.

NOMINATIONS ARE NOW OPEN
ENTRIES CLOSE 10TH MARCH 2017
Post or email nominations to awards@panalitix.com

The PAC Awards Through the Years

Why Enter

The benefits of entering extend far beyond just winning and receiving a splendid trophy. Here’s a few reasons why you should enter:

Be a part of the only long running award program dedicated to acknowledging achievements in the accounting profession, and one which in previous years has received media attention

Gain competitive advantage over those who do not enter or are not nominated

Winners will receive a winner’s media kit which gives you templates and advice on how to get free publicity from your award

Your nomination might make a great blog article, winning definitely will!

Winners will receive a trophy to display in your office

Improve your reputation in the industry

Make you more attractive as an employer

Acknowledge your team’s efforts

Make you more attractive as an employer

Winners will receive a logo to display on your collateral

There’s no cost to enter!

Awards and Criteria

Most Innovative Accounting Business

This award recognises an accounting business that does things differently [to other accounting firms] or that is revolutionising traditional accounting practice methods. This can be based on anything from your systems and products to your services and business acumen.

Submission Criteria: Explain to us why your firm is innovative by providing specific examples of how you have revolutionised your systems, products, services or anything else.

Community Contribution by an Accounting Business

This award recognises an accounting business that contributes their time and or profits to their local or wider community.

Submission Criteria: Provide a specific example of a contribution or recurring contribution to your local or wider community. A third party testimonial from a not for profit or community organisation will only enhance your nomination.

Service Excellence in an Accounting Business

This award recognises an accounting business that provides consistent and outstanding customer service beyond what any normal accounting firm would provide.

Submission Criteria: Tell us about your customer services policies and standards along with any specific examples of when your business has gone above and beyond for a client. Client testimonials will only enhance your nomination.

Best Client Results in an Accounting Business

This award recognises an accounting business that has dramatically improved a client’s business and/or personal life through their service to them.

Submission Criteria: Please submit at least one case study showing the client’s position or challenges and how your service has changed their business or personal life for the better. Client testimonials will only enhance your nomination.

Best Accounting Business to Work In

This award recognises an accounting business that provides their team an extraordinary environment and benefits beyond what any normal accounting firm would provide.

Submission Criteria: Tell us about your work environment and or specific employee benefits. Why do your people love to work in your business? Employee testimonials will only enhance your nomination.

Rising Star Accounting Business

This award recognises an accounting business that shows results in the following areas:

  • Implementation of business improvement strategies
  • Improvement of services and service standards to their clients
  • General enthusiasm and support towards the success of their peers
  • Exceeding business targets and goals through commitment and dedication

Submission Criteria: The Rising Star award exists to encourage and reward exceptional accomplishments and performance during the year. You will have shown significant contribution to the profession and demonstrated leaps in implementation and improvement of your business services and standards. An up-and-coming firm which is clearly on an ascending path to becoming a proactive Accounting business in their community.

Business Advisor of the year

This award recognises the business who has used the PANALITIX and or TRUST software and related materials to achieve great outcomes for their clients and their firm.

Submission Criteria: Provide examples of how you have used PANALITIX and TRUST and the outcomes achieved for your client and your firm. the more examples you can provide the better. Firms that can demonstrate a systemised approach to utilising these tools will be most favourably considered.

Accounting Business of the Year

This award recognises one business for their outstanding successes and excellence in all key areas of business operation in 2015/16. This business has made an impact through a variety of quantifiable measures in their market and experienced successive quarters of financial growth. They are recognised for their entrepreneurial spirit, creative business strategies and contribution to their peers within the Accounting industry.

Submission Criteria: Provide examples of your high performance / excellence during the year. The winner of this award will have demonstrated significant improvement in KPIs and results achieved during 2015/16 and will have a strong track record of implementing projects. The Accounting Business of the Year is seen as a leader in the PAN Community.

Most Outlaw Award

This award is given to the accounting business or individual/s that never underestimate the importance of being bold, stepping up and having fun. This firm or individual/s are so comfortable and confident in their own skin, they will not succumb to typical stereotypes. They bring much needed levity into the day-to-day and overall silliness that has brought laughter to all at PANALITIX conferences.

Submission criteria:

Send us interesting or entertaining stories, images and/or videos with explanations of the event or circumstance that would convince us your nominee truly is an outlaw. (Important note: Only past attendees can be nominated.)

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