KPMG Profile

U.S. Headquarters: 345 Park Ave.
New York, NY 10154
Employees: 236,257
U.S. Chairman and CEO: Paul Knopp
Global CEO: William Thomas

Websitehttp://www.kpmg.com

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KPMG is a global network of professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services to major corporations. It operates in 155 countries.

KPMG worldwide employment is made up of 11,445 partners and 224,802 client service professionals, administration and support staff working in member firms around the world.

KPMG Global headquarters are in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and the firm is incorporated in London. U.S. headquarters are located in New York City. There are over 40,000 employees in the U.S.

KPMG is a member of the Big Four group of accounting firms. In fiscal 2021, the entire KPMG organization reported global revenues of $32.13 billion, up 10% from the previous year. The Americas generated $11.88 billion in total revenue; $14.28 billion in Europe, Middle East, Africa and India; $5.97 billion in Asia-Pacific.

KPMG was named by Fortune magazine in 2021 as one of the Best Companies to Work For in America for the 14th time.

U.S. CEO Paul Knopp announced in January, 2022 a $160 million investment in its workforce with across-the-board raises for all U.S. employees and enhanced benefit packages.

History

KPMG was formed in 1987 with the merger of Peat Marwick International (PMI) and Klynveld Main Goerdeler (KMG), and their respective member firms.

Spanning three centuries, the organization's history can be traced through the names of its principal founding members, whose initials form the name KPMG.

K stands for Klynveld
Piet Klynveld founded the accounting firm Klynveld Kraayenhof & Co. in Amsterdam, in 1917.
P is for Peat
William Barclay Peat founded the accounting firm William Barclay Peat & Co. in London, in 1870.
M stands for Marwick
James Marwick founded the accounting firm Marwick, Mitchell & Co. with Roger Mitchell, in New York City, in 1897.
G is for Goerdeler
Dr. Reinhard Goerdeler was the first President of the International Federation of Accountants, and was for several years the Chairman of KMG. He is credited with laying many of the foundations for the Klynveld Main Goerdeler merger.

Benefits

- Medical
- Dental
- Vision
- Disability and Illness Benefits
- Insurance - Life and accident coverage
- 401k capital accumulation plan
- Metlaw legal plan.
- Work/Life - Flexible work schedules, job sharing and telecommuting may be available
- Health and Well-Being - Employee assistance program and discounts on health-club memberships
- Telecommuting and compressed workweeks
- Personal Time Off - Up to 25 Personal Days per year (depending on job classification, level, and years of service). You will also enjoy paid time off during two annual extended breaks - a week-long Summer Break around July 4 and Winter Break in December, plus national holidays.
- Backup child care and elder care.