FreshBooks
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Recognized as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2019):

Here are some of the reasons why FreshBooks was selected as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2019):

  • FreshBooks keeps employees engaged through a variety of social events and celebrations throughout the year, including the annual Porchfest cottage weekend for employees and their families, a Spring Fling event, a Festivus-themed holiday party and regular milestone celebrations
  • 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 referral bonuses for employees who recruit candidates from their personal networks
  • FreshBooks supports employees who are new mothers or fathers (including adoptive parents) with maternity and parental leave top-up payments of 100% of salary for 2 weeks followed by 70% of salary for 17 weeks
FreshBooks employees playing ping pong in the office  

Highlights

Industry Software Publishers
Established in Canada 2003
Major Canadian hiring locations Toronto ON
Full-time employees in Canada 263
Part-time employees in Canada 2
Average age of employees in Canada 30 years
Longest serving employee 15 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, telecommuting
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 6 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, paid internships
Related tuition subsidies employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year
Scope of charitable involvement local, international
Employee charitable involvement employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 3 paid days)

Recognized as one of Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers (2018):

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

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