William Buck Christmas Gouwland’s International Alliance named Association of the Year

William Buck’s international alliance, Praxity has been named Association of the Year at the 2014 InternationalAccounting Bulletin (IAB) Awards.

The prestigious awards held in London on 16 September celebrate worldwide best practice in the accounting profession.

The judges praised ‘Praxity’s strong growth during 2013, its spread of new members and a clear indication its growth is sustainable’.   They concluded ‘With an annual revenue of $4.1bn, over 33,496 staff and an enhanced delivery of internal services to member firms and external services to clients, Praxity demonstrated strong performance and achievements in the past year.’

For William Buck, the accolade provides confirmation of the value Praxity brings to our clients in Australia and New Zealand.  Nick Hatzistergos, National Chairman at William Buck and member of the Praxity Governing Council said:

“It is clear that Praxity is going from strength to strength.  With over 610 offices in over 97 countries, Praxity is the world’s largest accounting alliance and includes some of the foremost firms across America, Europe and Asia. Collectively they represent an unrivalled knowledge pool.

Being able to tap into this resource is invaluable for our clients and our people seeking to embrace global opportunities.”

Since becoming a member in 2008, William Buck has partnered with many Praxtiy firms across the globe to assist and support our clients with specialists on the ground who understand the local nuances, and legislative and reporting requirements.

This Award confirms our belief that Praxity alliance represents an unparalled advantage for our clients and our people.