FreshBooks
FreshBooks employees

Recognized as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers

Here are some of the reasons why FreshBooks was selected as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2018):

  • Along with helping employees save for the future, FreshBooks offers a number of financial incentives including a share purchase plan (available to all employees), signing bonuses for some employees, and generous referral bonuses for employees who recruit candidates from their personal networks (to $3,000)
  • FreshBooks supports employees who are new mothers or fathers (including adoptive parents) with maternity and parental leave top-up payments of up to 70% of salary for up to 17 weeks
  • FreshBooks helps employees balance work and their personal lives with 3 weeks of starting vacation allowance, paid time off during the winter holidays, and a variety of flexible working arrangements
FreshBooks employees enjoying the company of a furry friend in the office

Highlights

Industry Software Publishers
Established in Canada 2003
Major Canadian hiring locations Toronto ON
Full-time employees in Canada 248
Average age of employees in Canada 33 years
Longest serving employee 13 years
Long-term savings matching RSP
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Alternative work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), telecommuting, reduced summer hours
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 12 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 6 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, paid internships
Scope of charitable involvement local, national, international
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 3 paid days)

Recognized as one of Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers

Here are some of the reasons why FreshBooks was selected as one of Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers (2018):

  • FreshBooks employees can take advantage of a number of unique onsite amenities, including free access to an onsite fitness facility (with instructor-led classes), a nap room, and fully equipped employee lounge with video games, foosball, ping pong table, massage chairs, and remote-controlled race cars
  • FreshBooks maintains a unique "Compassion Fund" to help employees through extenuating circumstances, such as the cost of a stolen bike or an emergency vet bill -- employees can also bring their pets to work when needed
  • As part of their health benefits plan, FreshBooks' employees receive a $200 credit to cover the costs of a variety of wellness-related expenses, from yoga classes to home gym equipment
FreshBooks employees collaborating in a meeting at their office

Highlights

Industry Software Publishers
Established in Canada 2003
Major Canadian hiring locations Toronto ON
Full-time employees in Canada 248
Full-time employee growth in the past year 2.1 %
Average age of employees in Canada 33 years
Longest serving employee 13 years
Long-term savings matching RSP
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Alternative work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), telecommuting, reduced summer hours
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, paid internships
Performance recognition individual performance bonuses, on-the-spot rewards, peer-to-peer recognition awards, tailored and unique rewards (i.e. travel), long-service awards

The Career Directory

FreshBooks has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
FreshBooks employees

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Software Publishers
Major Canadian hiring locations Toronto ON
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, in-house career planning services
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Typical new grad positions QA Analyst, Support Specialist, Software Developer
Starting salary $65K to $70K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 3 paid days)
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

Academic fields recruited


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