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The Yorkshire Accountancy Awards 2024 winners!

Posted by Emma Cockings on 23 February 2024

The Yorkshire Accountancy Awards, brought to you by Yorkshire Legal News, are proud to announce the deserving winners of the 2024 ceremony.  

This year saw some incredible firms and entries, showcasing the outstanding professional talent that Yorkshire has to offer.

The event took place on 22 February 2024 at New Dock Hall in Leeds and was a wonderful celebration of Yorkshire’s incredible accounting talent, and we would like to extend our thanks to everyone who made it a night to remember.  

Notable winners include Deloitte, who took home Large Firm of the Year and Dale Coleman who has been named Yorkshire Accountant of the Year. These are just two of the twenty one esteemed winners of the evening;  


2024 Winners 


Accounting Tech Initiative of the Year 

Winner: Northern Accountants- Engage


Audit Service Award

Winner: Azets

Sponsored by Pinnacle Global Group


Best Employer of the Year 

Winner: ASDA


Best ESG Campaign

Winner: BDO UK


Brand of the Year

Winner: Hentons

Sponsored by Blacks Solicitors


Consultancy/Advisory Service Award

Winner: UHY Calvert Smith


Corporate Finance Service Award

Winner: KPMG

Sponsored by Ison Harrison Solicitors


Finance Director of the Year

Winner: Neil Beardsmore- Ice Travel Group

Sponsored by Sewell Wallis


Independent Firm of the Year

Winner: Gravitate Accounting

Sponsored by Bright 


In-House Finance Team of the Year 

Winner: Preventx


Mid-Tier Firm of the Year 

Winner: Mazars

Sponsored by Castle Employment


Niche Firm of the Year 

Winner: CREATE


Partner of the Year 

Winner: Tony Farmer- Azets in Yorkshire 


Rising Star of the Year  

Winner: Ben Thompson- The Accounting Room


Support Staff of the Year  

Winner: Lisa Butterworth- Parsons Accountants


Team of the Year  

Winner: Gravitate Accounting


Trainee of the Year 

Winner: Maggie Dearnley- Parsons Accountants

Sponsored by First Intuition


Yorkshire Accountant of the Year  

Winner: Dale Coleman- Ford Campbell Freedman

Sponsored by Intuit Quickbooks


Large Firm of the Year  

Winner: Deloitte

Sponsored by Dext


Managing Partner of the Year

Winner: Lisa Calvert- Ford Campbell Freedman


Tax Service Award  

Winner: Deloitte


Congratulations to all our worthy winners and see you next year as we continue to recognise and celebrate the finest that the accounting industry has to offer in Yorkshire!


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