Awards Application

Bookkeeping Awards

The annual Bookkeeping Awards recognise excellence amongst the New Zealand bookkeeping community. There are three prestigious awards available:

Emerging Bookkeeper of the year

This award recognises the bookkeeper (maybe a student or recent graduate) who has just started in bookkeeping and offers the best service to clients. They will be a rising star in the Bookkeeping community.

Bookkeeper of the Year

This is awarded to a bookkeeper who has shown initiative to keep on progressing in the bookkeeping profession. They are passionate about Bookkeeping and committed to helping develop the profession.

Bookkeeping Business of the Year

This is awarded to a Bookkeeping Business that employs Bookkeeping staff (1 or more). This Business will demonstrate how it has added significant value to its clients and staff over the past 12 months.


  • Demonstrate how you have used Professional Development to up skill – ie. through tertiary studies.

  • Prove you are a rising star in the Bookkeeping profession

  • Provide examples of how you are going to acquire and retain clients


  • Demonstrate quality services to the Bookkeeping profession

  • This Bookkeeper must demonstrate innovation in client services

  • Nominee must provide examples of how you acquire and retain clients or develop the Bookkeeping Profession here in New Zealand


  • Provide evidence of internal Continuing Professional Development (CPD) of the Bookkeeping Business owner or staff (if applicable).

  • Must have a Unique Selling Proposition

  • Provide evidence of success strategies, evidence of growth over the past 12 months