VANCOUVER, Oct. 9 /CNW/ - The Certified General Accountants Association
of Canada (CGA-Canada) is pleased to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100
Employers, Financial Post's 100 Best Companies to Work For and one of BC's Top
40 Employers. These national and provincial competitions recognize employers
who lead their industries in offering exceptional workplaces for their
As one of Canada's Top 100 employers, CGA-Canada has demonstrated that
the commitment to excellence and quality that is the hallmark of the CGA
designation is also exemplified in our workplace. Employers were evaluated
against a number of criteria including physical workplace; the work and social
atmosphere; health, financial and family benefits; vacation and time off;
employee communications; performance management; training and skills
development; and community involvement.
"CGA-Canada has been successful in attracting talented and dedicated
staff because we value our people," says Anthony Ariganello, CPA (Delaware),
FCGA, President and CEO of CGA-Canada. "We have always believed that our staff
is the most valuable asset that we have, and we want to provide them with the
best workplace and environment possible."
Similar to other winners of the 2008 competition, CGA-Canada will be
featured in a number of publications across Canada, including the "Canada's
Top 100 Employers" book, which highlights best practices in the human
resources field. The book is scheduled to be released later this fall.
CGA is the fastest-growing accounting designation in Canada. The CGA
designation focuses on integrity, ethics and the highest education
requirements. Recognized as the country's accounting business leaders, CGAs
provide strategic counsel, financial leadership, and overall direction to all
sectors of the Canadian economy.
The Association sets standards, develops education programs, publishes
professional materials, advocates on public policy issues, and represents CGAs
nationally and internationally. The Certified General Accountants Association
of Canada represents 68,000 CGAs and students in Canada, Bermuda, the
Caribbean, Hong Kong, and China.
For more information on CGA or CGA Canada career opportunities, please
For further information:
For further information: Taylore Ashlie, Director, Communications,
CGA-Canada, Telephone: (604) 605-5055, Cell: (604) 307-0212, Email: