BDC - Business Development Bank of Canada jobs
Head office: Montreal (Quebec)
Year of creation: 1944
Type of company: governmental agency
Sector of activity: finance and banking (small and mid-size business)
BDC is a business developmental bank and the sole financial institution in Canada that is focused on small and mid-size business entrepreneurs. BDC endeavors to create solid businesses through its four-fold function: advisory services, financing, venture capital, and growth and business transition capital. It has an online presence and 118 business centers across Canada supporting entrepreneurs and their development through all stages of their businesses. It is committed to the long-term success of entrepreneurs.
BDC has 2,200 employees working for 49,000 client entrepreneurs across Canada. Ethics, team spirit, accountability and a connection to the client are some of the values promoted by BDC. There is also a Code of Ethics and Values. Some job offerings at BDC include a client relationship officer, a financial analyst, a commercial account manager and a consulting manager.
BDC provides its employees with competitive compensation and variable pay linked to BDC’s and the employee’s performance. Additionally, it provides incentive plans, an employee savings and investment plan, a flexible health and wellness plan, post retirement benefits and paid vacation based on position and length of service. It also provides scholarships for employees’ children who wish to pursue higher education.
BDC is one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers. Creativity, diversity, responsiveness and agility are key words that showcase BDC’s workplace culture and describe the best qualities of its clients. “Entrepreneurs first” is BDC’s motto and each position in the company strives to meet those qualities. BDC annually organizes the “Young Entrepreneur Award” that supports Canadian entrepreneurs aged 18 to 35. It also organizes “Small Business Week” and “The E-Spirit Aboriginal Youth Business Plan Competition” in an effort to engage grades 10 to 12 aboriginal youth to learn about business development and entrepreneurship. BDC believes in corporate social responsibility and seeks to emulate it.