KPMG is a global network of professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. We operate in 148 countries and have around 6,500 partners, 70,000 client service professionals, and 17,000 administration and support staff working in member firms around the world. With a worldwide presence, KPMG continues to build on our member firms` successes thanks to clear vision, rigorously maintained values and, above all, its people. The following pages describe who we are, what we do and how we do it.
KPMG at a Glance
KPMG international operates as a network of member firms offering audit, tax and advisory services. We work closely with our clients, helping them to mitigate risks and grasp opportunities.
Member firms' clients include business corporations, governments and public sector agencies and not-for-profit organizations. They look to KPMG for a consistent standard of service based on high order professional capabilities, industry insight and local knowledge.
KPMG member firms can be found in 156 countries. Collectively they employ more than 152,000 people across a range of disciplines.
Sustaining and enhancing the quality of this professional workforce is KPMG's primary objective. Wherever we operate we want our firms to be no less than the professional employers of choice.
We contribute to the effective functioning of international capital markets. We support reforms that strengthen the markets' credibility and their social responsibility. We believe that similar reform must extend to the professional realm.
Our values create a shared identity within the KPMG organization, defining what we stand for and how we do things.
KPMG's approach is founded on the belief that business has a vital role to play in helping solve the world’s most complex problems.
Internationally, the affairs of KPMG are the responsibility of several bodies.
Our values create a sense of shared identity within the KPMG organization, which is a network of member firms in over 152 countries. They define what we stand for and how we do things.
Our values help us to work together in the most effective and fulfilling way. They bring us closer as a global organization.
We lead by example
At all levels we act in a way that exemplifies what we expect of each other and our member firms' clients.
We work together
We bring out the best in each other and create strong and successful working relationships.
We respect the individual
We respect people for who they are and for their knowledge, skills and experience as individuals and team members.
We seek the facts and provide insight
By challenging assumptions and pursuing facts, we strengthen our reputation as trusted and objective business advisers.
We are open and honest in our communication
We share information, insight and advice frequently and constructively and managing tough situations with courage and candor.
We are committed to our communities
We act as responsible corporate citizens by broadening our skills, experience and perspectives through work in our communities and protecting the environment.
Above all, we act with integrity
We are constantly striving to uphold the highest professional standards, provide sound advice and rigorously maintain our independence.
KPMG member firms are helping businesses respond to changes in the global economy. We are also committed to providing an environment where our people can flourish and contribute to a sustainable world.
The KPMG culture is rooted in our values. Our integrity and policy of open and honest communication builds trust and collaboration, while our flexibility and diversity creates a culture in which people share knowledge freely, bringing out the very best in each other. Asked why they choose to work with KPMG member firms, many clients talk about our high level of professional ethics, our loyalty and our approachability.
Our culture extends beyond good business practice. We are also recognized for the efforts we make to alleviate poverty, support education and protect the environment around the world. KPMG member firms work diligently with other companies, governments and non-government organizations to address these problems and make a positive difference in peoples’ health, welfare and prosperity.
Our employees benefit from this forward-thinking approach. A critical element of KPMG’s global vision is to be recognized as ‘employers of choice’ — to recruit, retain and develop the very best people.
This allows our people to flourish both as professionals and as individuals — to enjoy a challenging career and get the most from their personal lives. They do so knowing that they are part of a responsible and positive culture that extends beyond them into the greater business, social and natural environment.