Young talent of professional services firms BDO and KPMG have been recognised and awarded for their excellence shown on the job by future pro-manchester during the Made in Manchester Awards held last Thursday 5 February 2015.
Made in Manchester Awards
The Made in Manchester Awards are annual awards organised by business development organisation future pro-manchester* that recognise top young talent and award excellence in innovation, entrepreneurial spirit, training and development, and leadership in the financial and professional sectors.
The Awards are out in 10 categories, including Banker of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, Lawyer of the Year, Property Professional of the Year, Talent and Recruitment Professional of the Year and Manchester Champion. In addition, a ‘Manchester Champion’ award was handed out to an individual who volunteered in the local community or with a Manchester-based charity, and a ‘Chairman’s Rising Star’ award to the overall winner.
This year’s ceremony took place last Thursday 5 February 2015 at Hilton Manchester Deansgate Hotel. Among the winners are professionals from consulting firms KPMG and BDO:
Kathryn Flynn, Audit Manager at KPMG, has been chosen as ‘Accountant of the Year’. Kieran Lawton, Director of M&A and Private Equity at BDO, been awarded as Corporate Financier of the Year and also received the Chairman’s Rising Star award – recognising him as a future leader in his field.
Future pro-manchester is not the only organisation that sets out to celebrate exellence in the Manchester region. On 26 March 2015 the City of Manchester Business Awards will take place, hosted by Downtown in Busines.
* Future pro-manchester is a business development organisation with the goal to promote and develop young talent within Greater Manchester’s financial and professional sector.