VANCOUVER/OTTAWA, Oct. 10, 2012 /CNW/ - The Certified General Accountants Association of Canada (CGA-Canada) is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers by Mediacorp Canada Inc. This is the fifth time the association has received the honour since 2008.
"To once again be named one of Canada's Top 100 Employers is a great accomplishment for CGA-Canada," says Anthony Ariganello, president and CEO of CGA-Canada. "It reflects the efforts we make to recognize and reward our diverse group of talented and devoted employees."
CGA-Canada initiatives recognized include:
- Public transit subsidy
- Tuition subsidies for ongoing employee career development and professional accreditation as well as formal mentoring and a leadership training program
- Financial rewards including a matching RRSP plan, maternity and parental leave top-ups, and an adoption assistance subsidy
- Staff wellness program, including an onsite fitness facility and classes, organized sports teams, and communal bicycles for use on nearby trails
- Half-day Fridays once a month from September to May and a compressed work week during the summer months
CGA-Canada has employees in Burnaby, British Columbia and Ottawa, Ontario. The association offers employment in the areas of curriculum development, continuing professional development as well as communications, research, government relations, information technology, linguistic services and publishing.
Founded in 1908, the Certified General Accountants Association of Canada serves 75,000 Certified General Accountants and students in Canada and nearly 100 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.
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