Workday recognises and rewards young CFOs at 2019 CFO Awards

Workday's sponsorship of the Young CFO of the Year Award recognises exceptional vision and leadership.

On?demand financial management and human capital management software vendor Workday will be showing their commitment to excellence at this year’s CFO Awards, the “Oscars of South Africa’s finance profession”, through their sponsorship of the Young CFO of the Year Award. 

The award recognises the talent of CFOs under 40 who have shown remarkable professional development in their careers and are of great value to their board. 

Workday country leader Zuko Mdwaba said they are “delighted” to be sponsoring the Young CFO of the Year Award category.

“These nominees are recognised for the impact they are making early in their careers. The nominees in this category are likely to have exceptional vision and leadership, to be influential in challenging the status quo, providing guaranteed future growth for their companies and communities and Workday wants to recognise these achievements.”

Through their sponsorship, Workday aims to celebrate the young finance leaders in South Africa who represent the profession with their considerable achievements, outstanding leadership and the highest integrity. 

“We hope this young CFO goes on to inspire and promote the next generation of finance leaders in South Africa.”

The annual CFO Awards recognises CFOs of listed companies, large corporations, state-owned entities and government institutions and awards them for outstanding performance and leadership. Over 350 top CFOs, VIPs and business partners attend the event annually to enjoy networking, entertainment and a scrumptious dinner.

Recognised at #2 on the Forbes “Most Innovative companies list” in 2018, the world’s leading companies trust Workday as their enterprise cloud suite, supporting breakthrough results in financial management, human capital management, and planning across a wide range of challenges and industries. Leading companies using Workday Financial management include the likes of Netflix, AON and Airbnb

Read more: Five Young CFO of the Year Award winners: Where are they now?