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FINCAD Recognized as a BC Top Employer Once Again
By Susan Harmer | February 21, 2018

I am very proud to announce that FINCAD has again been recognized as one of BC’s top employers of 2018. Organized by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, the competition recognizes British Columbia employers that are leading their industries in offering exceptional places to work. This marks the tenth time FINCAD has been acknowledged with an award by Canada’s Top 100 Employers.    

There are several qualities that set FINCAD apart as an employer. Firstly, we lead the industry in delivering innovative portfolio and risk analytics solutions that help investment firms make superior investment decisions. Working in the exciting and fast-paced field of derivatives finance means that FINCAD employees are challenged by their work and have many opportunities to grow themselves professionally.  Everyone’s desire to learn and the continual learning opportunities provided are key FINCAD differentiators.

Despite the fact that we have offices in Surrey, London, Dublin and New York, and more than 125 employees worldwide, our culture is very collaborative and team based – similar to what you would find in a small company. Additionally, FINCAD management is very approachable. We invite feedback and suggestions from individuals at all levels of the organization concerning how the business or various processes and policies might be improved. We take our staff’s suggestions seriously.

FINCAD President, CEO and Founder, Bob Park, has worked very hard to foster a culture of both hard work and appreciation for that work. This is reflected in benefits such as a generous vacation policy (4 weeks to start in North America), options for telecommuting and flexible work hours, and all positions are eligible for incentive variable compensation.

At FINCAD, we place strong importance on giving back to the community. We engage in volunteer employee-led initiatives through FINCAD HOPE (Helping Other People Effectively), which provides opportunities for employees to give back to local and global communities. One of our biggest initiatives is partnering with the Surrey Christmas Bureau to provide families in need the opportunity to have an enjoyable Christmas. In addition, to encourage everyone to give back to a charity of their own choosing, we provide two paid days per year to volunteer.

And fundamentally, what truly enables FINCAD to be a top employer is the caliber of the people who work here.  We work hard to attract and retain smart people who care and are driven to both personally deliver and help each other deliver results which ultimately enable our customers to be successful.  I personally want to thank each of them for contributing to a work environment which I believe we all can be very proud of.

Are you interested in joining one of BC’s Top Employers and working for a dynamic, fast-growing company that truly takes their core values to heart? Check out our careers page to learn more about FINCAD and our available job openings.

About the author
Susan Harmer
Susan Harmer
VP, Human Resources | FINCAD

Susan joined FINCAD in 2011 as Vice President of Human Resources. She has over 20 years of experience developing and implementing human resource strategies, for firms in both the software and financial sectors, in North America and Europe. Susan has contributed to the business performance of recognized best employers by implementing programs that optimize leadership effectiveness, workforce engagement and organization culture. Prior to joining FINCAD, Susan was Senior Director of Human Resources at Business Objects and Director of Total Rewards at Crystal Decisions. She holds a BA in Economics from Queen’s University.