CFO of the Year

This award recognises the CFO who has demonstrated excellence and most effectively shaped their business’ performance and delivered value to their organisation.


This award is open to all CFOs that work within financial services in Australia and based on activities over the 2017 calendar year.

All entrants must be aged 30 years or younger for the duration of the work being completed between
1 January 2017 and 31 December 2017.

Submission criteria and requirements

Please answer the following questions (400 words max per question):

  • What were your main objectives this year, and how did you achieve them?
  • Highlight the initiatives you have developed in your organisation, detailing the success of these
  • What has been your biggest success?
  • Beyond cost efficiency, what investments did you make to improve your company’s
  • Highlight any innovation attributable to you and how it has impacted your organisation.
  • Detail one major obstacle you have overcome, and how you ensured a favourable outcome?

Supporting documentation

Optional: Please include any supporting material in your submission so that the judges can consider it. This material can include references, testimonials, statistics, video, media coverage and financial or business metrics and/or statements and third-party independent data reports to support your submission.

We also encourage entrants to submit an optional short video - up to 30 seconds long - answering the question, “What does success mean to you?”