TORONTO, June 21, 2016 /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 for the fourth year in a row. This premier ranking represents the most definitive employer-of-choice and workplace culture quality recognition a company can receive. Ryan ranked 17th in the Large and Multinational Workplace category and placed fifth in the Workplaces for Women category.
"We are honored to receive this national recognition for the fourth consecutive year," said Garry Round, Ryan President of Canadian Operations. "We are proud to be recognized among an elite group of organizations demonstrating the highest levels of trust and employee engagement, and thank our associates in Canada for the confidence they've placed in Ryan."
Ryan's work environment, myRyan, changes 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 work-life success.
"Ryan's culture focuses on workplace flexibility and individual freedom, and our associates continue to respond by delivering excellent service and outstanding results for our clients," said G. Brint Ryan, Chairman and CEO of Ryan. "This distinguished award supports our continued commitment to build and maintain the very best work environment in the tax services industry."
The prestigious list, compiled by Great Place to Work® Institute Canada, the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures, was established to identify, recognize, and honor the top companies that offer the best places of employment in Canada. This success translates to less employee turnover, higher levels of client satisfaction and loyalty, more innovative and creative thinking, higher productivity, and better financial performance.
For more information on the Best Workplaces in Canada visit http://www.greatplacetowork.ca/.
About Great Place to Work® Institute
Great Place to Work® Institute is a global research, consulting, and training firm that helps organizations identify, create, and sustain great workplaces through the development of high-trust workplace cultures with expertise on workplace transformation with a presence in more than 50 countries worldwide. Its mission is to improve society by creating better workplaces. The organization is best known for its global Best Workplaces Programme, which it produces in conjunction with prestigious media partners such as The Globe and Mail, the Financial Times, and FORTUNE magazine. With more than 5,500 organizations surveyed every year across the globe, the programme is the world's largest of its kind. They believe passionately that any company or organization can become a great place to work, and their mission is to help you do it.
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 five-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 2,100 professionals and associates serves over 12,000 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.
PRESS INFORMATION CONTACT:
Senior Manager, Public Relations and Communications