Awards Criteria

Accounts and Finance Team of the Year – Savings and Loans Company
This award recognizes the finance team working in the savings and loans company that demonstrates a high level of accounting and financial advice to their organization.

Accounts and Finance Team of the Year – Retail  Sector
This award recognizes the finance team working in the Retail sector that demonstrates a high level of accounting and financial advice to their organization

Accounts and Finance Team of the Year – Mining Sector
This award recognizes the finance team working in the Mining sector that demonstrates a high level of accounting and financial advice to their organization.

Accounts and Finance Team of the Year – Aviation Sector
This award recognizes the finance team working in the Aviation sector that demonstrates a high level of accounting and financial advice to their organization.

Accounts and Finance Team of the Year – Shipping Sector
This award recognizes the finance team working in the Shipping sector that demonstrates a high level of accounting and financial advice to their organization.

Accounts and Finance Team of the Year – Oil and Gas Sector
This award recognizes the finance team working in the Oil and Gas sector that demonstrates a high level of accounting and financial advice to their organization.

Accounts and Finance Team of the Year – Manufacturing Sector
This award recognizes the finance team working in the manufacturing sector that demonstrates a high level of accounting and financial advice to their organization.

Accounts and Finance Team of the Year – Public Sector
This award recognizes the finance team working for the public sector, semi state, charities and other not-for-profit organizations that demonstrates a high level of financial advice to their organization.

Accounts and Finance Team of the Year – Telecom sector
This award recognizes the finance team working in the telecom sector that demonstrates a high level of accounting and financial advice to their organization.

Insurer of the year

This award recognizes insurance company that provide products and services to ensure sustainability and growth in the accounting and finance industry in Ghana

Financial Service Provider of the year
This award recognizes the bank that provide products and services to ensure sustainability and growth in the accounting and finance industry in Ghana

Best Initiative for Real Estate Finance
This award recognizes organisation that provide products and services to ensure sustainability and growth in the real estate industry in Ghana

Best Wealth Management Service Firm
This award recognizes organisation that provide products / services and gives accurate advice to increase wealth of clients.

Best Export finance Company
This award recognizes the bank that provides huge funding to ensure the growth and sustainability of export firms.

Private Equity firm of the year
This award recognizes an exceptional investment management organisation that provides financial backing of startup or operating companies through investment strategies including leveraged buyout, venture capital and growth capital.

Brokerage Firm of the year
This award recognizes the financial institution that excellently facilitates the buying and selling of financial securities between buyers and sellers. The firm that have serve a clientele of investors who trade public stocks and other securities

Corporate Finance Team of the Year
This award recognizes the corporate finance team from a specialist corporate firm or financial institution that demonstrates a high level of professional corporate finance advice to their client(s).

Tax Team of the year
This award recognizes the tax team that demonstrates a high level of taxation advice to their organization.

Innovative Tax Administration Company of the Year
This award recognizes organisation that has technologically made the tax administration of companies and individuals easier and faster.

Best Financial Communications of the Year
This awards the  media that provides accurate and innovative programs geared towards advancing the accountancy and finance industry.

Training Firm of the Year
This awards organizations that provide tailor made training to professionals in the accountancy and finance profession.

Accounting Software Provider of the Year
This award recognizes an organization that provide tailor made software to provide accounting solutions to clients.

Digital Finance Innovation Award
Thus award recognizes an organisation whose product or service exhibited the most innovation.

Best Corporate Advisory Firm of the year
This awards recognizes organisation that provides the best corporate advisory services to clients.

Best Investment Fund
This award recognizes product of organisation that creates unique way of investing money.

Innovative Finance Package of the year
This award recognizes arrangements or policies of an organisation that make funding of ventures flexible for all businesses and individuals

Best Savings and Loans Product
This award recognizes deposit product held at a retail bank that provide principal security and pays interest accurately and timely.

Best Savings and Loans Company of the year
This award recognizes institutions that have filled the needed gap within the financial services industry by offering small loans, or micro-loans, to people unable to access conventional loan services.

Best Trade Finance Firm
This awards organisation that helps corporations and institutions raise funds for capital expenditure or for working capital requirements.

Best Commodities Finance Company
This awards organizations that finance the dealership in various commodities such as gold, diamonds and other precious stones.

Finance Personality of the Year
This award recognizes exceptional individual that have contributed in the field of finance.

Money Market Team of the year
This award recognizes the team in the financial institution that understands money markets and have a strong track record of successful money market trading. The team understands the influence of current events on money markets.

PENSIONS EXCELLENCE
Pension Scheme of the Year
Awarded to the Pension scheme that has proved itself to be a leader in the challenging world of pension provision, be it Tier 1, Tier 2 or Tier 3 scheme

Best Pension Fund Company (Informal Sector)
This awards the trustee who operates the informal sector scheme to encourage self-employed persons to contribute towards their retirement or old age.

Corporate Trustee of the year
This award recognizes corporate trustees that manage the running of a pension scheme effectively and go beyond the minimum standards required to offer a truly value added service to their clients/customers

Pension Trustee Board of the Year
Trustee boards have an increasingly vital and difficult role to play in the pension space. We reward those boards that have risen to the challenges to meet the needs of pension members they are there to serve.

Pension Scheme Administrator/Administration of the Year

Adequate administration is key when it comes to the effective running of a pension scheme. We look to reward those administration firms that have worked hard to improve their administrative practices to the benefit of their members.The key role of the administrator is often overlooked but without an excellent administration service the pension fund member could not receive the level of service they deserve. This award recognizes those firms that have gone beyond the minimum standards required to offer a truly value added service to their clients.

Pensions Consultancy of the Year
Awarded to the pensions/investment/actuarial consultancy firm that the judges believe has delivered outstanding service to its pension fund clients in the last year; has shown a dedication to the delivery of pension scheme consultancy; and has demonstrated a superior understanding of the market's needs.

Pensions Innovation Award
This award will recognize those firms that have brought innovation to the pension's marketplace, be it through a particular product, service offering or overall business approach. This category has been designed in response to the market volatility and to recognize those firms that have responded to market pressures with originality and creativity.

Best Independent Trustee
This award recognizes the independent trustee who serve on board of employers sponsored scheme.

Outstanding Leadership in Pensions
This award will recognize those firms that have shown integrity and committed to be the voice of the pensions market in Ghana. The firm that has earned the loyalty of various players in the pensions market.

Outstanding Corporate Governance in Pensions
This award recognizes firm in the pensions that have system of rules and practices by which the firm is controlled effectively. The firm that balances the interest of stakeholders such as shareholders, management, members, employers and community.

Pension Fund Manager of the Year
This award will recognize excellence in pension fund management at one of the most challenging times in Ghana's pension history. When rising longevity rates coupled with investment market turmoil has put the pressure on fund managers to perform, innovation, dedication, sophistication and foresight have become the essential tenets of any investment manager hoping to succeed.

Best Pension Custodian
The role of the pension fund custodian is an ever changing one, as products and services evolve to match changing pension fund needs. This award will recognize those custodians that have proved themselves as leaders in this market with their excellence, innovation and dedication to meeting their pension funds' demands in today's market.

Best Pension Audit Firm
This award recognizes the firm that have shown excellence in auditing pension firms.

Risk Management Firm of the Year
Effective risk management is now high up on the agenda for pension funds bearing the burdens of increased risk, more stringent regulation, and a brighter spotlight on governance. We reward those firms that have assisted Ghana pension funds in their quest for better risk management in this ever unpredictable economic landscape.

Pensions CEO of the year
This awards the highest ranking executive in pensions industry with exemplary leadership skills.

Pensions Personality of the year
This award recognizes exceptional individual that have contributed in the field of pensions.

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