The categories cover all sizes of companies as well as awards for public sector/not-for-profit, international businesses, young finance director
of the year and local awards for Liverpool, North Wales and West Cheshire.
OAKRIDGE - Nearly a year after it came to light that the city's finances were in shambles, the City Council on Thursday gave its finance director
the choice of resigning or being terminated without cause.
The survey of 73 finance directors
, including nine from the Russell Group, echoes findings from the Higher Education Funding Council for England (Hefce) which suggest that more than half of universities expect to be teaching fewer undergraduates next year.
After obtaining the endorsement of the Government Finance Officers Association of Texas (GFOAT) and the Texas City Management Association, I distributed e-mails to a sample of 201 Texas municipal finance directors
and their city managers, inviting them to participate in an online survey.
Sarah Turvey, finance director
of compliance and business support service company SimplyBiz, was named Best Finance Director
of an SME at the Yorkshire Finance Director
Mick Thompson, audit partner at KPMG in Newcastle said: "We are delighted to have won this award for the third year in a row, especially as it represents the views of UK finance directors
Orchard's regional representative Nagesh Bhayani said that an increasing number of fast-growing companies recognised the value a finance director
could add to their business, but were reluctant to commit to the costs and risks involved in employing one full time.
Marks and Spencer's group finance director
, Ian Dyson, has been brought in from The Rank Group to replace Alison Reed, who is leaving at the end of April.
Mr Hurst said: "The finance director
submitted a VAT return which included an incorrect claim for bad debt relief.
Chief finding of the survey - conducted with nearly 5,000 finance directors
and chief financial officers around the world - was that the job of finance director
a few years ago would be unrecognisable when compared to today's role.
As a part of the survey, the finance directors
were asked to assess which method of preparing the SCF - the direct method or the indirect method - best presents operating cash flow information.
The survey, by Reed Accountancy Personnel and Accountancy Age magazine, found that 51 per cent of 200 UK finance directors
polled were in favour of the Government scrapping self regulation in favour of an independent regulator, up from 31 per cent six months ago.