High fives for Highview winning at the 2018 Optus My Business Awards!


The Highview team elatedly high-fived one another after being named winners of the ‘Workplace of the Year 2018’ category at the Optus My Business Awards.

The industry’s night of nights was held on Friday 9th November at The Star, Sydney. The Optus My Business Awards are Australia’s longest-standing business awards benchmarking the success of the best business operators. “Winners of these prestigious awards represent the best of the best” said awards representatives. The evening celebrated nationwide finalists, and announced winners selected by the Optus My Business Awards expert judging panel as the highest achieving businesses in their respective categories.

The road to success is paved with passion, persistence and a successful growth strategy for accounting and financial business, Highview. Based in Cranbourne, Prahran, Mornington & Ringwood, Highview Accounting & Financial is a fast-growing service based firm that prides themselves on their businesses’ evolution to continually offer their clients ‘a complete financial solution’.

Making waves in the industry just last week they too made the Australian Financial Reviews Top 100 Accounting Firms for 2018 positioned 70th, also noting the business in the top 10 fastest growing firms of 2018.

The Optus My Business Awards judges highlighted the Victorian-based business’s focus on relationships and their customer experience; “Highview is a highly respected company that is building and nurturing long-term relationships with its clients and associates in an area of great importance” they said. “The business is also an active thought leader in the industry and supports a number of initiatives that serve to raise the profiles of proactive tax accounting, insurance & financial planning services.”

Another eye-catching feature of the company’s success is their commitment to fundraising and supporting the community. In 2017 & 2018 combined the business, through multiple fundraising efforts, raised over $35,000 for the Alannah & Madeline Foundation. “They’re doing it because their hearts are in the right places and they really want to make a difference. They were our second biggest fundraiser for the whole of 2017. Really, I think it’s a testament to not only the kind of culture and ethos that underpins Highview, but also the kind of people that work there and the relationships that they have.” said Romilly Cumming from the Alannah & Madeline Foundation.

“We’ve supported over 15 grass-roots local clubs each and every year for over a decade. It’s just a great thing to give back to the community that’s given so much to me” said Co-Founder and Partner, Mr Silvio Marinelli.

“We were incredibly humbled and proud to be a winner of the 2018 Optus My Business Award in the category of Workplace of the Year. This award is a huge pat on the back for all the hard work we’ve done, and adds an extra layer of credibility to our business. Awards like these solidify our reputation and give further confidence to new and current clients that they’ve made the right choice with Highview.” said Partner, Mr Darren Crowther.

Highview have an expert team of accountants, bookkeepers, finance brokers, financial planners and insurance brokers that work together seamlessly to help Victoria’s community of small and medium businesses access the technology and know-how that helps solve cashflow problems and create financial opportunities.

After their double successes this month, and their continued focus on inspiring others with how they make things happen, it’s sure to be exciting to watch what they’ll set their sights on next.

Further information:
The Winners revealed news story has been published HERE by Optus My Business Awards.
For the full list of 2018 winners CLICK HERE