Collins Barrow Calgary LLP
Staff at Collins Barrow Calgary applauding successful CFE writers

Recognized as one of Alberta's Top Employers

Here are some of the reasons why Collins Barrow Calgary LLP was selected as one of Alberta's Top Employers (2018):

  • Collins Barrow Calgary provides maternity and parental leave top-up payments for employees who are new mothers and fathers (including adoptive parents), up to 100% of salary for up to 8 weeks
  • Collins Barrow Calgary encourages employees to adopt healthy, active lifestyles through a subsidy for gym membership, up to $500 per year
  • Collins Barrow Calgary helps employees take a load off by organizing a number of social events and celebrations throughout the year -- past events include a staff and children's Christmas party, a Stampede Beef n' Beans barbecue, private movie screenings, a celebration lunch for writers of the Common Final Exam, and drinks every second Friday during the firm's busy season
Collins Barrow Calgary employees celebrate after a basketball game in a corporate league

Highlights

Industry Accounting
Established in Canada 1922
Major Canadian hiring locations Calgary AB, Lethbridge AB
Full-time employees in Canada 111
Part-time employees in Canada 3
Average age of employees in Canada 36.1 years
Longest serving employee 35 years
Long-term savings matching RSP
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Health spending account up to $250 each year
Alternative work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week, telecommuting, reduced summer hours, earned days off program
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 12 months
In-house training initiatives apprenticeship/skilled trades programs, in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring, paid internships
Scope of charitable involvement local
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 1 paid day)

Recognized as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People

Here are some of the reasons why Collins Barrow Calgary LLP was selected as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2018):

  • Collins Barrow Calgary invests in ongoing training and development, providing tuition subsidies for courses taken at outside institutions and subsidies for professional designation -- the firm also pays the costs of articling students' professional education once hired and assigns CPA students mentors to provide feedback on career development
  • Additionally, the firm maintains an informal mentoring program to pair students with mentors to discuss personal development and issues unrelated to the CPA designation
  • As part of Baker Tilly, an international network of law firms, Collins Barrow Calgary provides designated opportunities for employees to work overseas for temporary, paid work terms, allowing employees to experience different client engagements, regulations and cultures
Collins Barrow Calgary employees volunteering at Brown Bagging for Calgary's Kids

Highlights

Industry Accounting
Major Canadian hiring locations Calgary AB, Lethbridge AB
Full-time employees in Canada 111
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Related tuition subsidies employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year
Career development in-house training, online training, in-house career planning services, mentoring, leadership training, apprenticeship/skilled trades programs
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Unique initiatives supports employees working towards their CPA designation through paid study leaves, financial assistance, mentoring and an in-house training program which includes work experience appropriate for the student's level and requirements

The Career Directory

Collins Barrow Calgary LLP has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Collins Barrow Calgary employees at a charity event

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Accounting
Major Canadian hiring locations Calgary AB, Lethbridge AB
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Typical new grad positions Staff Accountant
Starting salary $40K to $45K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 1 paid day)
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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