CGA-Canada Recognized as a Top Employer in British Columbia

VANCOUVER, Feb. 3, 2012 /CNW/ - The Certified General Accountants Association of Canada (CGA-Canada) is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of B.C.'s Top Employers in 2012 for the fifth consecutive year by MediaCorp Canada.

"We are immensely gratified that CGA-Canada has once again been recognized as one of B.C.'s Top Employers," says Anthony Ariganello, CGA-Canada's President and CEO. "I want to thank our employees for all their efforts in making CGA-Canada an exceptional place to work.  We work hard to attract and retain the very best employees, and by investing in them everyone wins."

The selection of the B.C.'s Top Employers is based on performance in several areas, including: physical workplace; work and social atmosphere; vacation and time off; employee communications; training and skills development; and health, financial and family benefits.

Here are some of the benefits and opportunities offered by CGA-Canada that were highlighted in the selection process:

  • Encourages employees to keep fit with organized sports teams and free membership to a fully-equipped onsite fitness facility.
  • Offers great financial rewards including contributions to a matching RSP plan.
  • Offers maternity and parental leave top-up payments for new mothers, fathers, or adoptive parents as well as an adoption assistance subsidy.
  • Manages the longstanding "TGIF" policy that gives employees the last Friday afternoon off each month from September to May.

For more info on CGA-Canada's selection and other winners, visit: http://www.canadastop100.com/bc/

About CGA-Canada
Founded in 1908, the Certified General Accountants Association of Canada serves 75,000 Certified General Accountants and students in Canada and more than 90 countries. Respected accounting and financial management professionals, CGAs work in industry, finance, government and public practice. CGA-Canada establishes the designation's certification requirements and professional standards, offers professional development, conducts research and advocacy, and represents CGAs nationally and internationally.

For more information on CGA-Canada visit:
www.cga.org/canada
www.facebook.com/cgacanada
www.twitter.com/cgacanada

For further information:

Taylore Ashlie
Director, Communications
Telephone: 604-605-5055
Cellular: 604-307-0212
Email: tashlie@cga-canada.org

Angela Salehi
Communications Advisor
Telephone: 604-605-5138
Email: asalehi@cga-canada.org