6th October 2023, Bulgaria. This September, Kilkenny-based software technology group and Bulgaria’s largest Irish employer – CluneTech, was awarded “Fintech Employer of the Year” at the Career Show Awards – a leading career event that recognizes innovation in employee management and employer branding.
The award ceremony took place in Arena Sofia on the 5th of October, as part of Bulgaria’s biggest career expo, where our HR Manager, Ekaterina Hristova, and our Marketing and Communications Specialist Kristina Ilieva, got on the stage to accept the accolade on behalf of CluneTech.
In addition, CluneTech also received a Gold Medal in the Work-Life Balance Category in recognition of our re-imagined employee experience, greater workplace flexibility and the various types of leave we provide, and a Bronze Medal in the Employee Recognition Strategy Category for our revamped Milestone Recognition Program, our #OneTeam Awards and a host of other initiatives that aim to create a culture of recognition and employee satisfaction.
Founder Simona Harizanova shared:
“We would like to congratulate CluneTech for its achievement at the Career Show Awards to date. This is an incredibly valuable recognition that celebrates the great professionalism, hard work, and dedication of the best employers in the country. We are delighted to observe how employers and workforce management in Bulgaria develop
throughout the years and we can all see that the achievements, following the employers’ improved processes and initiatives, are astonishing.”
Ekaterina Hristova, HR Manager in Bulgaria added:
“This year marks CluneTech's best achievement in the Career Show Awards to date. This is something we’re incredibly proud of, especially given that the competition has gotten tougher year on year! The recognition is a reflection not only of our improved benefits package and approach to flexibility, but also of our commitment to creating a working environment where people feel valued for their individual skills and contributions, and where they are supported to reach their full potential.”
About Career Show Awards
Career Show Awards were established to celebrate the achievements of Bulgaria’s leading employers, recognizing those who have demonstrated exceptional innovation in employee management and employer branding in this constantly evolving and highly competitive sector. This year, over 100 local and international companies were evaluated by professionals from different fields, such as Manyu Moravenov Ph. D MRICS, CEO of the Bulgarian Stock Exchange, Former President of Bulgaria – Rossen Plevneliev, well-known psychologist Ani Vladimirova, and many more.
The Career Show accolade directly coincides with CluneTech’s twenty-second anniversary on the map of Bulgaria’s leading employers and is a culmination of more than two decades of continuous growth and innovation, turning CluneTech into one of the well-known employers on the local scene. In Bulgaria alone, CluneTech employs nearly 900 finance, tech, marketing, and customer service specialists, who support our global businesses.
Established in 1996 by entrepreneur Terry Clune, CluneTech is a suite of software technology companies, comprising of tech unicorn TransferMate, Taxback, Taxback International, Sprintax, Visa First and Benamic. Immedis, a leading global payroll platform, which was recently acquired by UKG in one of Ireland’s largest technology deals.
CluneTech is currently hiring across all functions, particularly Finance, Development, Compliance, Marketing and Operations.