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Xero Awards 2020 was a big one. And while so many of our accounting, bookkeeping and app partners are doing great things for small businesses in New Zealand, we could only pick nine winners on the night.
Check out the full list below.
Small Accounting Partner of the Year
The judges were impressed with the way Convex Accounting has used Xero to scale and grow their business. Because the practice has been able to streamline workflows and create major efficiencies, they have been able to introduce new services, and focus more on providing outstanding training for their staff and clients.
Medium Accounting Partner of the Year
Maisey Harris & Co pride themselves on helping business owners with so much more than just the numbers. During Covid-19, the team was able to support hundreds of small businesses to navigate an incredibly tough business environment. Off the back of that they created new services to suit their clients needs such as business recovery planning and continuity coaching.
Large Accounting Partner of the Year
BFA is a trailblazer when it comes to implementing new technology and they truly embrace change. BFA supports a large number of agri businesses, and recognises the importance of technology to the success of these businesses. BFA is committed to setting their clients up for success by working with a number of technology solutions that best suit their clients’ needs.
NZ National Partner of the Year
PKF has worked really hard to embed Xero across the business, and upskill and educate their team. They have a clear focus on building and fostering the next generation of great leaders and are truly values led. The judges were impressed with PKF’s heavy focus on education and training for their clients and dedication to helping them thrive.
NZ Bookkeeping Partner of the Year
Accountabill is a team of hard-working bookkeeping professionals who are passionate about helping small businesses get back to doing what they love in their business. Haylee has gone above and beyond by offering new services - helping startups grow and educating clients on debt management.
NZ Advisory Partner of the Year
Our friends at WE Accounting are taking business advisory to the next level. They offer a huge variety of coaching and training programmes that are tailored to different sizes and business needs. Eli and Wyndi and their team are passionate about working closely with businesses to help them achieve their dreams.
NZ Emerging App Partner of the Year
Projectworks hit the ground running in 2020, growing into a number of markets around the world and gaining new customers at pace. The team at Projectworks are always working to improve their integration with Xero, adding features and making it more seamless and flexible for its customers.
NZ App Partner of the Year
ApprovalMax has been part of Xero’s ecosystem since the early days, and it’s been awesome to see it become one of the most loved apps for accountants and bookkeepers. ApprovalMax has seen impressive growth in the past year, becoming an essential part of so many practices’ trusted app stacks
NZ People’s Choice Award
Winning People’s Choice for the second year in a row, this is an outstanding achievement for the team at Maisey Harris. Their absolute commitment to their client’s business and wellbeing was echoed again and again in the nominations. They truly understand the value of first class and personal customer service. Congratulations!