Cammell Laird named Finance Team of the Year Securing Four Awards.

12 Jun 2024

Last week Cammell Laird took home four awards at the Finance Awards North West 2024.

The awards, held at the Kimpton Clocktower Hotel in Manchester, celebrate the outstanding achievements and dedication of finance professionals and businesses across the North West region.

Cammell Laird was delighted to receive the award for Finance Team of the Year. Cammell Laird was chosen for demonstrating excellence in the field, with proven examples of collective successes across the last 12 months.

Jan Fish, payroll manager, was highly commended and took home the award for the Finance Team Player of the Year.

Jae Swift, systems accountant, was also highly commended and took home the award for the Rising Star of the Year Part Qualified.

Jae began her journey with Cammell Laird as a finance apprentice in 2021, gaining hands on experience whilst also studying for her Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) qualification and has now progressed to studying for her ACCA.

Gemma Swift won the Finance Director of the Year Award (£100M+ turnover) for demonstrable legacy of delivery in financial performance, leadership and management. Gemma’s strategic direction was recognised for positively impacted both her team and the company.

Gemma Swift, Finance Director at Cammell Laird, said: “I am absolutely delighted that Cammell Laird was so successful in securing four awards this year.

“Winning the award for finance team of the year shows how each and everyone one of us play an important role – working together to provide financial integrity at Cammell Laird.

“I am equally proud of Jan and Jae for securing their awards who are both developing their careers at the company. As the business continues to grow, we are recruiting an additional two apprentices into the finance team this summer as part of our ongoing commitment to skills and promoting from within.”

Pictured below is Cammell Laird’s finance team, along with Gemma, Jan and Irene Yeung accepting Jae’s award on her behalf.

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