Eight high performing Accounting Firms have received accolades for the outstanding results they achieved in 2011 at the Proactive Accountants Network Awards held on Hamilton Island in March 2012. Local business advisor Ravi Sharma from PJT Accountants & Business Advisors took home the award Most Valuable Team Player in an Accounting Business.
“Ravi won due to his focus and discipline, commitment to implementation, continued improvement in results, persistence, belief, and vision,” says Rob Nixon, CEO of the Proactive Accountants Network.
PJT Director Wayne Patten says, “We’re thrilled Ravi won this award – he contributes to the overall success of the PJT by excellent customer service, ideas, enthusiasm, team support and his extra mile attitude. He really is a valuable team player and we’re glad he received the recognition he deserves.”
Ravi was judged against employees across 298 Accounting firms spanning Australia and New Zealand.
PJT is no stranger to winning annual Proactive Accountant Network awards – in 2011 PJT won the prestigious ‘Firm of the Year’ award. This award is considered the highest recognition of a firm’s level of commitment to excellence that results in achieving outstanding results for both themselves and their clients.
Innovative Sunshine Coast firm PJT Accountants & Business Advisors has won the highly coveted “Accounting Firm of the Year” award. The announcement was made during the annual conference for Nixon Advantage, on Hamilton Island on the 24th of February 2011. Over 160 firms from Australia and New Zealand were in the running for the award.
“PJT won due to their focus and discipline, commitment to implement, continued improvement in results, persistence, belief, and vision,” says Rob Nixon, CEO of Nixon Advantage.
PJT Director and General Manager Jodie Thompson says, “The standard of all the entrants was extremely high, so we are thrilled to win. It shows that PJT is up there with the best in the industry”.
“We have a unique approach, we are proactive in assisting our clients and are prepared to get our hands dirty – this sets us apart from the rest.”
PJT is no stranger to taking home awards, recently winning the Sunshine Coast Excellence in Business Award for Professional Services 2010 and the Caloundra Chamber of Commerce Professional Business of the Year 2008 & 2009.
PJT continues to innovate and break new ground in the accounting, tax and business advice field.
PJT Accountants and Business Advisors took home the Professional Services Large Business Award 2010, in the Sunshine Coast Excellence in Business Awards.
The Sunshine Coast Excellence in Business Awards have evolved to become the most significant and prestigious regional business event on the Sunshine Coast. Now in their 16th year these awards are dedicated to supporting and celebrating business on the Sunshine Coast. This year, 130 finalists competed for 13 business category awards, a record number.
PJT were nominated and voted as the "Professional Business of the Year" at the Caloundra Chamber of Commerce and Industry Regional Business Awards for 2008 AND 2009.
We competed against literally dozens of professional organisations in the area. As stated in the local newspaper::
"PJT Accountants and Business Advisors provide the Caloundra Community with access to extensive knowledge, training and experience. Some of PJT's areas of expertise include audits and assurances, superannuation, risk management and wealth creation. The business is highly regarded among its peers with one of its directors, Melanie Jacobson, titled Sunshine Coast young business woman of the year 2008 and another director Jodie Thompson a finalist in the corporate businesswoman of the year category.
Judges Comments: PJT Accountants win was based on their commitment to their clients, professional approach and their expertise in their field. The firm is highly regarded amongst its peers and clients"
Our very own Jodie Thompson won the Sunshine Coast Business Women's Network "Corporate Business Woman of the Year" for 2009.
Jodie always had an interest in business, so becoming an Accountant was a natural step. She began her career as an Accountant with a local firm, and studied her Bachelor of Business part time.
Jodie has worked for large international companies overseas in England, Canada and Ireland. Jodie returned to Australia and purchased her own Accounting Firm when she was 27. Since that time, Jodie has worked to change the direction of her business by focusing on improving client's business and lifestyle goals with proven results shown in PJT's client businesses.