Industry recognises Young Accountant
The Hunter region’s business and accounting industry has recognised the achievements of an outstanding young accountant.
Jacqueline Thompson of Shaw Gidley Insolvency and Reconstruction was presented the prestigious Young Achiever Award by guest speaker and MC, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki at the Bean Counters Ball on Friday 7 November.
The judges commented that Jacqueline was an outstanding candidate, demonstrating excellent leadership qualities as a successful accountant, an advocate for women in business and through her volunteer roles at Ronald McDonald House, Hunter Wetlands and as Treasurer of the Newcastle Sunrise Rotary Club.
The Judges said Jacqueline is a great role model for young people studying and those beginning their careers in the industry.
The Bean Counters Ball is a joint initiative between the local members of CPA and CAANZ. Money raised at The Bean Counters Ball is used to provide educational pathways and support services through Samaritans and the Hunter TAFE Foundation.