Rafael D. Consing, Jr., International Container Terminal Services, Inc. walked away with the CFO of the Year accolade at the gala ceremony of the 6th Annual CFO Innovation Awards held on Dec 7 at Marina Mandarin Singapore.
Four other CFOs also scooped awards in different categories such as finance transformation, FP&A, and Technology. They include: Jacqueline Chan of DBS Hong Kong, Janelle Suzanne Hopkins of Australia Post, Mohamad Yasin Bin Abdullah of Maybank Kim Eng Group, and Graham Knight of Satit Bilingual School of Rangsit University.
In addition, service providers were recognized as Partner of the Year for service excellence in categories including audit, tax advisory, risk management, F&A outsourcing, finance automation, F&A recruitment, and insurance. The winners include PwC, Grant Thornton, EY, BDO, KPMG, QBE, AIG, Marsh, Accenture, Fujitsu, and Hays Specialist Recruitment.
A total of nine projects received Editors’ Choice Award, which recognizes effective collaboration between CFOs and service providers.
The CFO Innovation Awards, inaugurated in 2012, recognize Asia's leaders in all aspects of financial management. Nominated and voted on by the readers of CFO Innovation, the awards provide an opportunity to celebrate excellence and network with hundreds of leading CFOs and their partner suppliers. The annual awards ceremony acknowledges not only chief financial officers and their teams, but also the firms that provide them with the services, support, and technologies that enable their success.
A full list of nominees, submission criteria and additional information about the awards is available at https://www.cfoinnovation.com/cfo-awards/2017/.
Winners – 2017 CFO Innovation Awards
CFO of the Year Awards
CFO of the Year: Rafael D. Consing, Jr., International Container Terminal Services, Inc.
Excellence in Finance Transformation: Jacqueline Chan, DBS Hong Kong
Excellence in Finance Transformation: Janelle Suzanne Hopkins, Australia Post
Excellence in Financial Planning & Analysis: Mohamad Yasin Bin Abdullah, Maybank Kim Eng Group
Excellence in Technology: Graham Knight, Satit Bilingual School of Rangsit University
Partner of the Year Awards
Best in Audit Services (top-tier): PwC
Best in Audit Services (mid-tier): Grant Thornton
Best in Tax Advisory (top-tier): EY
Best in Tax Advisory (mid-tier): BDO
Best in Risk Management Advisory (top-tier): KPMG
Best in Risk Management Advisory (mid-tier): Grant Thornton
Best Trade Credit Insurance Provider: QBE
Best General Insurance Provider: AIG
Best Insurance Broker: Marsh
Best in Payroll Outsourcing: Accenture
Best in F&A Outsourcing: Accenture
Best in Finance Automation: Fujitsu
Best in F&A Recruitment: Hays Specialist Recruitment
Editors’ Choice Awards
Excellence in Cloud Transformation: Tata Consultancy Services & Malaysia Airlines
Excellence in Supply Chain Finance Transformation: The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi & PT Waskita Karya
Excellence in Budgeting Transformation: Anaplan & SMRT Corporation Ltd
Excellence in Analytics Transformation: Comminus & Daimler Financial Services Digital FC Team
Excellence in Treasury Management Transformation: CS Lucas & SMRT Corporation Ltd
Excellence in ERP Transformation: Epicor Software (SEA) & PT Tunas Ridean
Excellence in Planning & Forecasting Transformation: PMsquare & Sanofi
Excellence in Finance Automation: WorkFusion & Axis Bank
Best New Treasury Management Solution: DBS Treasury Prism, DBS Bank