TORONTO, April 14, 2015 /CNW/ -- Ryan, a leading global tax services firm with Canadian offices in Toronto, Montreal, and Calgary, has been named one of Canada's Best Workplaces by the Great Place to Work® Institute. This premier ranking represents the most definitive employer-of-choice and workplace culture quality recognition a company can receive. Ryan ranked 15th in the Large and Multinational Workplace category, placed sixth in the Workplaces for Women category, and received top honors for achieving the highest scores in the respect and credibility dimensions that are assessed for each company.
"These organizations have the highest levels of trust and strongest evidence of employee engagement, and demonstrate the best applied management practices and programs in Canada," said Garry Round, President, Canadian Operations and Principal at Ryan. "We are thrilled to be included, especially since our focus on positive workplace culture has demonstrably led to increasing levels of business success."
This success manifests itself as better financial performance, less employee turnover, higher levels of client satisfaction and loyalty, more innovative and creative thinking, higher productivity, and enhanced public perception.
"It's an honor to be chosen as a top employer in Canada, and this award upholds our ongoing drive to create an employee-centric culture," said G. Brint Ryan, Chairman and CEO of Ryan. "We've discovered that the best way to serve our clients is to ensure we continue to attract and retain the very best professionals in the tax services industry."
The primary criteria for the Great Place to Work® list inclusion is based on employee feedback. Two-thirds of the scoring of each company is based on employee responses to a randomly distributed survey regarding their work environment and culture, which is taken anonymously and is a representative sample of each company's population. The remaining third is based on an analysis of the company's programs and practices compared with other applicants.
For more information on the Best Workplaces in Canada program, visit http://www.greatplacetowork.ca/best-workplaces/best-workplaces-in-canada.
Ryan is an award-winning global tax services firm, with the largest indirect and property tax practices in North America and the seventh largest corporate tax practice in the United States. Since 1974, the Firm's Canadian practice, headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, has supported multinational companies operating across Canada with a suite of provincial, federal, and international tax services. With global headquarters in Dallas, Texas, the Firm provides a comprehensive range of tax advisory and consulting services on a multi-jurisdictional basis, including audit defence, tax recovery, credits and incentives, tax process improvement and automation, tax appeals, tax compliance, and strategic planning. Ryan is a three-time recipient of the International Service Excellence Award from the Customer Service Institute of America (CSIA) for its commitment to world-class client service. Empowered by the dynamic myRyan work environment, which is widely recognized as the most innovative in the tax services industry, Ryan's multi-disciplinary team of more than 2,000 professionals and associates serves over 9,000 clients in more than 40 countries, including many of the world's most prominent Global 5000 companies. More information about Ryan can be found at ryan.com/Canada.
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