EY #3rd in SA’s Top Employer for 2015

Johannesburg, 3 October

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Last night, EY was awarded the following accolades by the Top Employers Institute:

  • EY South Africa – 3rd in overall Top 10 rankings for Top Employers South Africa
  • EY Certified ‘Top Employer Africa 2015’ in Botswana, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa and Zimbabwe

This is the ninth consecutive year that EY has been recognised as one of South Africa’s Top Ten Employers.

Ajen Sita, CEO for EY Africa commenting on the award says, “We are committed to developing the most distinctive professional services brand in Africa. The Top Employers certification allows us to benchmark ourselves against the best in the industry. Our consistent positioning at the top of the awards programme is a clear message to our people and the market that we are truly committed to building a better working world for our people, clients and communities.”

Core to EY’s ambitious growth strategy and pan-African vision, is attracting and retaining the best talent to deliver seamless and consistent solutions to business and government across the continent. The firm’s best-in-class Talent practices are available to all of the 33 countries where EY has a presence across Africa, from EY’s world-class training and experience management, mobility programmes, corporate social responsibility initiatives, and the firm’s Africa-wide culture programmes.

“EY is committed to developing the highest performing teams to serve our clients. We do this by providing our people with exceptional experiences, relationships, coaching and learning opportunities - allowing them to emerge as global business leaders in Africa. We also value our diverse talent. At EY diversity is embraced – difference and inclusiveness matters. We want our people to feel excited about their work, their relationships with colleagues and the work environment in which they operate, and to be comfortable in an organisation that gives them the flexibility to achieve their professional and personal aspirations. This is testament to our firm’s talent promise - Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional experience of EY will last a lifetime,” concludes Sita.

The table below illustrates EY’s achievements in various Top Employer categories.

2006

EY wins Corporate Research Foundation’s ‘Best Company to Work for 2006’ survey

2007

Top 10 ranking in the Corporate Research Foundation’s ‘Best Company to Work for 2007' survey

2008

Top 5 ranking in the Corporate Research Foundation’s ‘Best Company to Work for 2008' survey

2009

Firm wins 'FASSET' Skills Development award (the Labour Department's SETA for finance, accounting, management consulting, and other financial services) for ‘Making Best Practice Count’

Top 3 ranking in the 'Corporate Research Foundation’s Best Company to Work for 2009' survey

2010

Awarded ‘BEST Employer in Sector: Accountants & Auditors’ and ‘5th medium-size BEST Employer’ in the Top Employers Institute’s Best Employers™ 2010/11 - Top 10 ranking for the fifth consecutive year

Firm wins the FASSET ‘Making Best Practice Count’ Award 2010 for the third consecutive year

2011

Firm wins the FASSET ‘Making Best Practice Count’ Award 2011 for the fourth consecutive year

Awarded 5th ‘BEST Employer to work for’, 4th 'medium-sized BEST Employer’ and 7th 'BEST Empowered Employer' in the Top Employers Institute’s Best EmployersTM 2011/12 - Top 10 ranking for the sixth consecutive year.

2012

Firm wins the FASSET ‘Making Best Practice Count’ Award 2012 for the fifth consecutive year

Firm ranks 3rd place in the Corporate Research Foundation’s annual BEST employer survey, is the first professional services firm and one of only seven organisations to be certified as a Top Employer across Africa.

2013

EY South Africa - 3rd in overall Top 10 rankings for Top Employers South Africa EY South Africa - 1st in Industry ranking for Professional Services Certified ‘Top Employer Africa 2014’ in Botswana, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa and Zimbabwe

2014

EY South Africa - 3rd in overall Top 10 rankings for Top Employers South Africa Certified ‘Top Employer Africa 2015’ in Botswana, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa and Zimbabwe

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About EY

EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.

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Following on from EY’s successful integration in 2008 of 87 countries into one area from across Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA), the firm has launched its Africa Business Center™ (ABC), which aims to enhance the effective and efficient links between its geographic reach and areas of expertise. The firm enjoys representation in 33 countries across Africa.

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Twitter: @EY_Africa