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FreshBooks Overview

Toronto, ON
201 to 500 employees
2003
Company - Private
Information Technology
Unknown / Non-Applicable
The FreshBooks story begins back in January 2003, when Mike was running a four person design agency. When it came to billing clients, Word was frustrating to use and wasn’t built to create good looking invoices. Then one day something happened that makes every ... Read more

Mission: If you create value for your customers by applying your time and expertise to other people’s problems, thereby running a service-based business - FreshBooks is built specifically for you. We uphold a longstanding tradition of providing extraordinary customer service ... Read more

FreshBooks – Why Work For Us?


At FreshBooks our philosophy is to Execute Extraordinary Experiences Everyday. This permeates into everything we do, from our award-winning customer support to how we design our product and the values we live everyday as FreshBookers.

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FreshBooks is the #1 cloud accounting solution designed for small-medium sized business owners. Stacked with innovative, intelligent and hardworking employees, our team is growing and continuing to work on one of many common goals: Building the most effective and desirable online accounting application to help a variety of businesses better manage their finances.

Want to make a difference? Whether you are highly, technological focused or have ambition to create and express, FreshBooks is the place for you! We value learning, growth and self-development and look for people who are committed to delivering the best for each other, our customers and stakeholders.

Our People: FreshBooks is all about individual-expression and evolution. You will work with people who embody meaningful values like Passion, Ownership, Results, Change, Honesty, Fun, Empathy, Strive and Trust. Regardless of the position, you will become part of a team made up of unique and talented people all focused on executing greatness for the product, customers and each other.  


We like to take care of our team here at FreshBooks. Here’s a sampling of what is available to our employees.

  • Premium paid employer health benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • 3 Paid Volunteer/Charity Days
  • 2 paid Religious Observance Days  
  • $200 yearly healthy living credit
  • Onsite gym / yoga 
  • Child and dog friendly environment 
  • Bike racks with repair station 
  • Generous vacation policy
  • Breakfast everyday and catered weekly lunch
  • Snacks and beverages

FreshBooks Reviews

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    I worked at FreshBooks full-time

    Pros

    Company exemplifies great values, which is obvious through the excellent leadership

    Cons

    Opportunities for growth somewhat limited.

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FreshBooks Photos

FreshBooks photo of: Our Core Values help us shape team dynamics and guide decisions
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FreshBooks photo of: Some of our Core Values: FUN, STRIVE, TRUST, EMPATHY
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FreshBooks photo of: A couple of our FreshBookers playing a friendly game of Ping-Pong
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FreshBooks Interviews

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    Interview

    I thought it was very re-fresh-ing (pun intended). I got a tour of the offices, which was a cool hipster Google-esque loft sort of open office space. Through the series of 1-on-1 interviews over two days, I felt I could be myself and just get to know each other, the company and the role

    Interview Questions

    • A series of mostly informal questions to test the depth of my technical and communication skills   Answer Question
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FreshBooks Awards & Accolades

  • Great Places to Work, Great Place to Work Institute, 2017
  • Great Places to Work, Great Place to Work Institute Canada, 2016
  • Best Small & Medium Employers in Canada, Canada's Top 100 Employers, 2016
  • Best Small & Medium Employers in Canada, Canada's Top 100 Employers, 2015
  • Best Workplaces in Canada, Great Place to Work, 2015
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