13 Sep UK accountancy award for Infinity’s Simon Cowie
Simon Cowie, who established Infinity in 2009, has been named 2022 Practice Pioneer of the Year at the Accounting Excellence Awards.
He previously won the individual honour at the British Accountancy Awards – the other major industry event – in 2016.
The Accounting Excellence Awards were held at Tobacco Dock in London.
Simon said: “It’s a tremendous honour to be named Practice Pioneer of the Year. This award is not only recognition for myself but also the amazing team here at Infinity.
“We understood the requirement to support our clients when they have needed us during the pandemic and through this challenging period of rising costs for businesses.
“Between the use of technology and the demand for broader services, the accountancy world is changing and I’m delighted that our modern-day approach has been recognised.”
As a practice, Infinity is a five-time winner at the British Accountancy Awards. The firm has won more than 30 awards in total, including successes at awards ceremonies held by leading accountancy software brands Iris and Sage. Simon is also a two-time winner of the Scottish Dealmaker of the Year title. He has completed more than 100 deals worth more than £300m in total.
He made a substantial investment in cloud-based technology solutions to assist in providing first-rate support and advice to clients. Infinity also set up an online Covid-19 information hub within hours of the pandemic becoming a national emergency and has continued to invest in its team by recruiting graduates.