2018 West Midlands Finance Awards Winners
Businesses and professionals from across West Midlands celebrated at a black-tie awards gala dinner hosted by Dave Bryon on Thursday 15th November 2018 at the ICC in Birmingham as the winners were announced in 10 categories
All applications for the 2018 awards were judged by the following judges and scored an average 70%:
- Guest judge - A senior finance professional, find out more here.
- The Greater Birmingham Chamber of Commerce
- Robert Walters
Applications for the 2019 West Midlands Finance Awards open on Thursday 21st March 2019. Find out how to apply here.
Student Roost has demonstrated excellence through its successful delivery of a transformation project, involving the relocation and insourcing of an entire finance function to Birmingham. As well as building and integrating a highly skilled and driven team, the organisation implemented a new ERP system. This transition has resulted in improved reporting, stronger data management and a more robust financial controls environment. With a culture of continuous improvement, and an appetite to understand and drive business performance, the finance function has empowered the wider organisation to achieve an enhanced overall performance.
NOT FOR PROFIT FINANCE TEAM OF THE YEAR
The winning team has demonstrated excellence in their field, with proven examples of collective successes within the last 12 months. It has positively impacted the wider business through outstanding achievements in the delivery of projects and encompassed an infectious team spirit.
FINANCE DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR
The winner of this award is a Finance Director with a demonstrable legacy of delivery in financial performance, leadership and management.
BUSINESS OF THE YEAR
The winner of the Business of the Year Award goes to Student Roost, for its outstanding achievement in driving business performance. The creation of rewarding and meaningful careers for its work force, along with the investment in technology, process and its overall brand identity, has made Student Roost a business that has performed at the highest industry standard.