The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy’s (CIPFA) annual prize winners’ ceremony took place yesterday evening at the institute’s headquarters in London. Prizes were awarded to those students who achieved the best performance in each paper of CIPFA’s Professional Qualification in 2013.
Prize winners include Cerys Ledger, who won both the Arthur Collins Memorial Medal and the Eric Gilliland Memorial Medal. The Richard Emmott Memorial Prize was awarded to Harriet Taylor.
All of the prize winners attended tuition courses at CIPFA’s Education and Training Centre.
CIPFA President, Jaki Salisbury, who awarded the prizes, said,
“Very many congratulations to all of those who have received prizes, we're delighted that your hard work has been rewarded. It is a great honour to present these awards to such outstanding students who represent the future of our profession.
“I am sure that they all have long and successful careers ahead of them.”
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Please see below a full list of the prize winners:
Arthur Collins Memorial Medal
Best Overall in Strategic Leadership and Strategic Financial Management
London Borough of Merton
First Place and Richard Emmott Memorial Prize
Best Performance in Strategic Financial Management
Eric Gilliland Memorial Prize
Best performance in Strategic Leadership
Best performance in Financial Accounting
Grant Thornton UK LLP
Best performance in Management Accounting
Best performance in Audit and Assurance and Financial Reporting
London Borough of Ealing
Best performance in Business Management
Tomas Bowring, Coral Main
Vale of Glamorgan Council
Leeds City Council
Best performance in Financial Management
Valerie Taylor, Verity Wythe, Thomas Galer
Ribble Valley Borough Council
London Borough of Barking and Dagenham
London Borough of Brent
Best performance in Governance, Public Policy and Ethics
Hampshire County Council
Best performance in Public Finance and Taxation
Pendle Borough Council
Best performance in Public Sector Financial Reporting
London Borough of Wandsworth