Baker Tilly Cambodia: World-class employer gets another prestigious recognition
HR Asia has once again recognized Baker Tilly Cambodia (BTC) as one of the best Cambodian companies to work for in Asia for the year 2021. HR Asia awarded 15 companies in Cambodia the “Best Companies to Work for in” Asia âin its 2021 edition.
This is the second year in a row that BTC has won the award. BTC was among 18 Cambodian companies that received the same recognition in 2020.
According to HR Asia, the award is aimed at companies across Asia and recognizes companies with best HR practices that demonstrate high levels of employee engagement and excellent workplace cultures.
The award recognizes top employers in Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, United Arab Emirates, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Vietnam and Thailand. HR Asia is often described as “the most widely circulated and authoritative publication in Asia for HR professionals”.
To establish the list, employees are asked about the dominant corporate culture, initiatives, leadership, among other factors.
HR Asia said only the âbest of the bestâ were on the list. The high-profile nature of this award attracts nominations from Fortune 500 companies, as well as other companies of various types, including multinational corporations and government-related companies.
âThis award selects world-class companies with high levels of employee engagement and excellence in the workplace while showing empathy and caring for their employees,â noted HR Asia.
BTC is the Cambodian branch of Baker Tilly International, one of the top 10 accounting and business advisory networks in the world. Baker Tilly International, headquartered in the UK, is present in nearly 150 countries in Asia, South America, Africa, Europe, North America and Oceania.
Founded in 2007, BTC has grown into one of the leading accounting and consulting firms in Cambodia. It operates according to its vision of âBetter company to work with, best company to partner withâ.
The company has expanded to two offices with a staff of over 90 people in the BKK district of Phnom Penh.
BTC offers a full range of professional services, including audit and insurance, taxation, accounting, corporate secretarial work, forensics and investigations, corporate turnaround and restructuring, and corporate management. insolvency.
BTC’s reputation as one of the most employee-friendly companies in Cambodia is bolstered by several programs geared towards the well-being and development of its workforce.
BTC was able to implement these programs, and even add more, amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
These employee-centric measures and initiatives include: regular staff training; sponsorship program for professional studies; mentoring program; Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for mental wellness; regular social events.
BTC is also sending its selected local staff to another company in the Baker Tilly Network outside Cambodia for a six-month secondment abroad. There’s also an on-site kitchen with free breakfast for all staff. In addition, it offers health benefits to staff, such as group accident insurance, hospitalization and surgical subsidy.
âWe always believe that we take care of our employees, our employees will definitely take good care of our business,â said KM Tan, Managing Partner of BTC.
More importantly, BTC was able to adapt to the COVID-19 situation without compromising the health and safety of staff and their families.
At BTC, according to Tan, the safety and well-being of staff comes first.
âThe years 2020 and 2021 have been very difficult for us. BTC is very proud to receive the award during these difficult times, âsaid Tan.
At the height of the pandemic, BTC proactively put in place all preventive measures, including the rotation of staff and teams divided into different batches, and adopted work-from-home and isolation policies with approaches systematic to ensure that services to clients are not interrupted, and at the same time, to ensure that all staff salaries, benefits and compensation are not affected.
This year, the promotion, bonus, seniority and salary increase policy was also implemented without delay, and investments in staff training and development, including sponsorship from professional studies, were granted to authorized personnel, as usual.
âEveryone was on the same page. We were able to accomplish a lot in this very difficult situation, âconcluded Tan. âOur staff work very hard. I would like to thank them for their commitment. This prize belongs to everyone.