TORONTO, Feb. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Ryan, a leading global tax services firm with the largest indirect and property tax practices in North America, today announced the Firm ranked number 14 on the 50 Best Small and Medium Employers in Canada list. This highly selective list is produced by Aon Hewitt and the Queen's School of Business Centre for Business Venturing in partnership with PROFIT magazine and PROFITguide.com. The Best Small and Medium Employers in Canada program was established to identify and honor top Canadian employers, selected through the results of employee engagement scores and other factors measured by surveys of each firm's employees, human resources team, and executives. Full coverage of the winning employers with feature articles will be published in the February/March 2014 issue of PROFIT magazine.
In August 2008, Ryan launched myRyan, an innovative work environment that changed the measurement of work performance from hours worked to results achieved. The Firm rolled out myRyan as a major culture shift designed to reach even higher levels of client service and employee satisfaction. Since its inception, myRyan has delivered tremendous dividends for the Firm, its clients, and its employees. Ryan has dramatically improved employee retention and satisfaction, while demonstrating solid year-over-year revenue growth. Most importantly, Ryan employees have achieved the highest client satisfaction ratings in the history of the Firm, while enjoying the freedom to meet the competing demands of work and life.
"We are honored to attain this prestigious national recognition and proud to be one of the best employers in Canada," said Garry Round, Ryan President of Canadian Operations. "I want to personally thank every one of our associates for this award. They are given incredible workplace flexibility and freedom, and continuously respond with the delivery of superior client service and results."
"We remain committed to building and maintaining the very best work environment in the Canadian tax services industry," said G. Brint Ryan, Chairman and CEO of Ryan. "I want to thank our Ryan associates for leading Canada into a new era of business productivity built on employee flexibility and freedom."
A complete list of the winning companies and their rankings can be found at www.PROFITguide.com.
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, located in Toronto, Ontario, has advised companies on a variety of tax matters, both provincially and nationally. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Ryan provides a comprehensive range of state, local, federal, and international 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 1,600 professionals and associates serves over 9,000 clients in 40 countries, including many of the world's most prominent Global 5000 companies. More information about Ryan can be found at www.ryanco.ca.
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