Benefits of working with EFIC 
 

 Benefits of working with EFIC 

Our annual staff surveys indicate a high level of satisfaction among employees with their work and working conditions.

Flexible leave and working arrangements

Leave options

  • Employees have 20 days’ annual leave. They can apply for extra annual leave, for which they can salary sacrifice over a twelve month period, or for leave without pay.
  • Employees are entitled to 15 days’ sick leave, 10 days of which can be used as carer’s leave.
  • Other paid leave is available to meet individual needs.

Paid parental leave

Eligible employees are entitled to 12 weeks’ paid parental leave and 40 weeks’ unpaid parental leave.

Working arrangements

Wherever possible, EFIC gives employee the opportunity to work flexible hours.

Wellbeing and lifestyle benefits

Employee Assistance Program

Employees and their immediate family members have access to a free, confidential, external counselling service

Support for travelers

An external specialist organisation provides medical and security assistance for EFIC staff travelling overseas.

Health checks

Members of senior management and employees who travel regularly are entitled to free annual health checks.

Flu vaccinations

Free annual flu vaccinations are offered to all employees.

Social Club

EFIC ’s Social Club, managed by employees, arranges regular events and outings.

Financial benefits

Income protection insurance

Employees are eligible for income protection insurance to provide financial security during a period of disability due to injury or serious illness.

Salary packaging

Employees can choose to ‘salary sacrifice’ for:

  • car parking,
  • train tickets,
  • health checks
  • superannuation contributions
  • a motor vehicle.

Computer and phone connections

Employee discounts are available on some Dell and Microsoft products

Costs for home phones and data lines are reimbursed where these are necessary for an employee’s job.

Career development benefits

Education fee assistance

Employees may apply for study assistance for approved courses which lead to recognised qualifications. Assistance is available in the form of:

  • paid study leave
  • reimbursement of part of the cost of the course and study materials upon successful completion of the course.

Career coaching

Approved employees have access to external coaches for professional development .

Professional memberships

EFIC assists employees with personal membership fees for approved professional organisations.

Training and development

EFIC encourages employees to attend approved training to develop their skills.

Reward and recognition

EFIC is a member of the Financial Institutions Remuneration Group (FIRG). The salaries we offer are benchmarked to the salary ranges reported by FIRG.

Individual performance bonuses are awarded to employees who perform well beyond the requirements of their role.

’Spot’ bonuses are awarded during the year to individuals or teams who excel at a particular project or task.