Apply Online
British Columbia Investment Management Corporation / BCI
BCI employees meet in the staff lounge for a coffee break  

Recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers (2021), Canada's Top Family-Friendly Employers (2021) and BC's Top Employers (2021):

Here are some of the reasons why British Columbia Investment Management Corporation / BCI was selected as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers (2021), Canada's Top Family-Friendly Employers (2021) and BC's Top Employers (2021):

  • As part of BCI's benefits plan, the company offers a health spending account of up to $1,500 per year and access to virtual health care services, including virtual appointments with healthcare professionals and online health assessments
  • BCI supports new mothers with generous maternity and parental leave top-up payments (to 85 per cent of salary for 52 weeks) as well as new fathers and adoptive parents (to 85 per cent of salary for 36 weeks) -- parents returning from leave can also participate in a buddy program, which matches participants with employees who returned from leave in the past year
  • BCI offers young people opportunities to gain career-level experience through co-op placements and internships for a variety of disciplines, including finance, computer science, communications and law (to name only a few)
BCI's employee mentoring program continues in a virtual format  

Employer Background

Industry Portfolio management
Established in Canada 2000
Major Canadian hiring locations Victoria BC
Full-time employees in Canada 537
Part-time employees in Canada 5
Workforce engaged on a contract basis 1.5%
Average age of employees in Canada 40 years
Longest serving employee 20 years

Physical Workplace Rating: A

Commuter amenities electric vehicle charging stations, secure/sheltered bicycle parking, nearby bike sharing station
Workplace features day-use lockers, treadmill workstation, singular recliner work pods, sit-stand workstations, religious observance room, outdoor patio, outdoor barbecue, gas-powered firepit with seating for meetings
Employee lounge amenities comfortable seating, fireplace, television, foosball table, table tennis
Onsite fitness facility shared-use facility, free membership, treadmills, stationary bikes, instructor-led classes (yoga, Zumba, pilates), elliptical trainers, rowing machines, weights, shower facilities, living green walls within the facility, external personal trainers may be brought onsite
Other nearby amenities Crystal Pool, Victoria Curling Club, YMCA, YWCA, Centennial Square, Galloping Goose Regional Trail, Crag X Climbing Gym, Hudson Public Market, McPherson Playhouse, Save-On Foods Memorial Arena

Work Atmosphere & Communications Rating: A

Employee social committee name BCI Social Committee (est. 2014)
Past social events holiday celebrations and events for employees and their families, rooftop volleyball in summer months, board game nights during winter months
Cultural aspects casual dress Fridays, music while working
Employee communications intranet site
Other in-house communications Talking to Strangers initiative to connect employees from different departments over lunch

Financial Benefits & Compensation Rating: A

Financial benefits note BCI has multiple employee groups, financial benefits may vary by position
Outside salary surveys participates in outside salary surveys every 12 months
Employee salary reviews individual salaries are reviewed every 12 months
Long-term savings defined-benefit (DB) pension
Long-term planning life & disability insurance
Year-end bonuses available to all employees
Additional financial benefits individual year-end bonuses are determined through a formal annual incentive plan program

Health & Family-Friendly Benefits Rating: A

Health plan note BCI has multiple employee groups, health plans may vary by position
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Minimum hours worked for coverage 18 hours per week
Waiting period there is no waiting period for coverage
Family coverage option yes
Dental coverage routine, restorative, orthodontics
Paid sick days employees receive 6 days off each year
Health plan includes traditional coverage (e.g. prescription drugs), employee assistance (EAP) plan, semi-private hospital room, physiotherapy, medical travel insurance, medical equipment and supplies, massage therapy, podiatrist, chiropractor, alternative coverage (e.g. acupuncture, naturopathy)
Mental health practitioner benefit up to $500 each year
Health spending account up to $1,500 each year
Wellness spending account up to $500 each year
Additional health plan information virtual health care services (Aroga)
Wellness initiatives full-time health and wellness coordinator who provides ergonomic services to employees, annual health and wellness fair, employee wellness committee, mental health first aid training
Family-friendly benefits note BCI has multiple employee groups, family-friendly policies may vary by position
Maternity top-up (mothers) up to 85% of salary for 16 weeks
Parental top-up (mothers) up to 85% of salary for 36 weeks
Parental top-up (fathers) up to 85% of salary for 36 weeks
Adoption top-up up to 85% of salary for 36 weeks
Additional family-friendly benefits extended parental leave to unpaid leave, phased-in return to work for new parents
Flexible work options flexible work hours, 35-hour work week (with full pay), telecommuting

Vacation & Personal Time-Off Rating: A+

Vacation note BCI has multiple employee groups, vacation policies may vary by position
Vacation allowance new employees receive 4 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Vacation jump vacation increases after 10 years of employment
Maximum vacation allowance employees move to a maximum of 7 weeks of vacation over their career
Personal paid days off employees can schedule 6 personal days off each year, as needed
Unpaid leave of absence option yes

Employee Engagement & Performance Rating: B+

Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 12 months
Managers receive performance review training yes
360° feedback option as part of the review process, performance feedback is also solicited from co-workers and other managers familiar with each employee's work
Exit interview exit interview option is available for departing employees
Performance recognition online recognition platform, individual performance bonuses, tailored and unique rewards (e.g. travel)
In-house survey period in-house surveys are conducted every 24 months
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 24 months

Training & Skills Development Rating: B+

Career planning in-house career planning services
In-house training initiatives mentoring, in-house training, online training, leadership training, paid internships, subsidies for professional accreditation
Related tuition subsidies employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $1,500 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Tuition subsidies (unrelated to job) yes
Unique training & development programs management development program

Community Involvement Rating: B+

Scope of charitable involvement local, national
Employee charitable involvement employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 1 paid day)
Some of the community organizations supported United Way (main charity with employees raising over $1-million since the mid-1990's), Women in Capital Markets, Junior Achievement
Community highlight BCI's Community Volunteer Program encourages employees to work closely with colleagues to support local charities with the goal of fostering greater connections the the Greater Victoria community.

The Career Directory

British Columbia Investment Management Corporation / BCI has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
BCI students meet for coffee on their break

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Portfolio management
Full-time employees in Canada 501 to 750
Major Canadian hiring locations Victoria BC
Student opportunities paid internships available in communication, business/commerce, risk management, statistics, and law, paid internships, summer jobs, co-op placements available in finance, math, accounting, computer science, computer engineering, communication, risk management, and law (to name a few), co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $1,500 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Typical new grad positions Public Equities Co-op, Risk Modelling Intern, Investment Accounting Co-op
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 1 paid day)
Vacation allowance new employees receive 4 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

Academic fields recruited

Recruits at these schools


Search all jobs from British Columbia Investment Management Corporation / BCI Live search powered by Eluta.ca

Follow this employer: