Xero Awards UK & EMEA 2022: Check out our rockstar finalists

Meet the accountants, bookkeepers and app partners recognised as this year’s rockstars of the accounting industry.

Two colleagues hug when they hear the announcement that their pratice has won a Xero Award.

A huge congrats to our awesome finalists!

On 16 February 2022, we put on a show and announced the finalists for the UK & EMEA Xero Awards 2022 via a LinkedIn live event.

We’d like to take this opportunity to give each and every applicant in this year’s Xero Awards a round of applause. The judges were blown away by the quality of the entries – and while they could only select a handful of finalists, we are incredibly proud to partner with each and every one of those who entered, and who join us every day on our mission to support the small business community. Thank you.

Watch our announcement video below to see the line-up of accountants, bookkeepers and app partners that were shortlisted as finalists for the UK & EMEA Xero Awards 2022.

Xero Awards 2022

The Xero Awards finalists for 2022 are:

UK Accountant and Bookkeeper Awards

Sole Practitioner of the Year

Isle Book-keep

LJM Bookkeeping

Spur Support Services

Small Firm of the Year

de Jong Phillips

Full Stop

Kinder Pocock

Pink Pig Financials


Mid-Size Firm of the Year

Blu Sky Chartered Accountants

DL Accounts

Inform Accounting

Large Firm of the Year

Ad Valorem Group

LHP Accountants


Total Xero Award

Kinder Pocock

Full Stop

Pink Pig Financials

Community Impact Award

Kreston Reeves

Providence Financial

Simpkins Edwards LLP

People’s Choice Award

Normans Bookkeeping and Payroll

Northern Accountants


Ireland and South Africa Accountant and Bookkeeper Awards

Ireland: Emerging Firm of the Year

Amesto Global

Office Pal

Numeric Technology

Ireland: Xero Partner of the Year

Accountant Online

Lalor O’Shea McQuillan

Moran and Partners

South Africa: Emerging Firm of the Year

Corné Diederiks Ouditeure

MGI Bass Gordon

VHA Accounting Solutions

South Africa: Xero Partner of the Year

Iridium Business Solutions

Outsourced CFO

PKF Ignite

UK & EMEA App Partner Awards

United Kingdom: Emerging App Partner of the Year




United Kingdom: Industry Specific App Partner of the Year



United Kingdom: Practice App of the Year


Practice Ignition

Syft Analytics

United Kingdom: App Partner of the Year


Dext Precision with Xavier

Practice Ignition


Syft Analytics

South Africa: App Partner of the Year



Practice Ignition


Syft Analytics

Finalists at the Xero Awards celebration listen to the winners being announced.

Most Valued Professional Award

On the big night, we hand our most prestigious award – the Most Valued Professional – to one special accountant or bookkeeper. Shooting them to fame, instantly.

Our MVP is someone who lives, breathes, eats, sleeps and rocks Xero – day and night! They have a passion and willingness to support the accounting community, and are generous in offering invaluable insights and feedback on Xero product development.

This award is not open for applications. It’s a category nominated by Xeros, and hand-selected by the Xero Awards judging panel. There are no finalists – just one winner. The winner is announced at our Xero Awards show in London.

And the winners are…

And the winners are…

The winners of the UK & EMEA Xero Awards 2022 were announced on 27 April at Troxy in London.

Thank you to our judges

This year’s judging panels were made up of Xero leadership, along with guest judges from the Xero community, including previous Xero Award winners and industry leaders.

Head and shoulders photos of Sharon Pocock and Alasdair McGill.

Sharon Pocock and Alasdair McGill

Sharon Pocock

Managing Director, Kinder Pocock

Alasdair McGill

Co-founder, Ashton McGill

Head and shoulders photos of Nigel & Nikki Adams, Rebecca McClure and Jonathan Bareham.

Nigel & Nikki Adams, Rebecca McClure and Jonathan Bareham

Nigel & Nikki Adams

Founders, Ad Valorem Group

Rebecca McClure

Global Head of Transformation and Digital for Business Services and Outsourcing, BDO UK

Jonathan Bareham

Co-founder and CEO of Raedan

Head and shoulders photos of Yota Trom and Matt Flanagan

Yota Trom and Matt Flanagan

Yota Trom

Founder of Together in Tech

Matt Flanagan

Co-founder, Appacus & MD, BlueHub

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