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Culture Score

This score is derived from employee ratings & reviews
3.7/5
KPMG's Overall Culture is rated B-

Top Rated Culture Dimensions

CEO Score

Top 20%Top 20% of Similar Size Companies on Comparably
Bill Thomas KPMG's CEO
Bill Thomas
74 /100

KPMG Mission, Vision & Values

Are your company's goals clear, and are you invested in them?

Mission Statement

KPMG's mission is to turn knowledge and understanding of information, industries and business trends into value for our firms' clients, our people and the capital markets.

Vision Statement

At KPMG, our goal is not to be the biggest professional services firm. Our goal is to be the best professional services firm. And we define this in a very tangible way through our vision of being the Clear Choice.

KPMG Culture At a Glance

553 employees at KPMG have reviewed KPMG across various culture dimensions, providing their opinions on items ranging from executive ratings to the pace at work. The latest review was today.

Overall, the 553 KPMG employees give their leadership a grade of B, or Top 35% of similar size companies on Comparably. This includes specific ratings of their executive team, CEO, and manager.

Employees at KPMG are not very pleased with their total compensation at KPMG, which includes a combination of pay, stock and equity, and benefits.

Overall, employees at KPMG are pleased with their team. 553 Participants grade the quality of their coworkers a B. The majority believe the meetings at KPMG are effective, and the majority look forward to interacting with their coworkers.

The majority of employees at KPMG believe the environment at KPMG is positive. Most Participants believe the pace of work at KPMG is extremely fast. About 27% of the employees at KPMG work 8 hours or less, while 13% of them have an extremely long day - longer than twelve hours.

Overall, the employees at KPMG are generally happy, based on their aggregated ratings of future outlook, customer perception, and their excitement going to work.

Company Information

Address
345 Park Avenue
New York City, NY 10154
United States of America
Website
home.kpmg.com/us/en/home.html
Founded
1987

Company Description

KPMG is a provider of risk, financial services, business advisory, internal audit, corporate governance, tax and regulatory services for businesses.

Key Executives

Name & Title
Bio
Bill Thomas  CEO / President
Bill Thomas
CEO / President
Bill Thomas serves as the CEO / President of KPMG.
Michele Meyer-Shipp  Principal, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer
Michele Meyer-Shipp
Principal, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer
Michele Meyer-Shipp serves as the Principal, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer of KPMG. Michele started at KPMG in August of 2018. Michele currently resides in the Greater New York City Area.
Shaun Kelly  Global Chief Operating Officer
Shaun Kelly
Global Chief Operating Officer
Shaun Kelly serves as the Global Chief Operating Officer of .
Swami Chandrasekaran  Managing Director, AI Innovation & Enterprise Solutions
Swami Chandrasekaran
Managing Director, AI Innovation & Enterprise Solutions
Swami Chandrasekaran serves as the Managing Director, AI Innovation & Enterprise Solutions of KPMG. Swami started at KPMG in June of 2018. Swami currently resides in the Dallas/Fort Worth Area.
David Coleman  Managing Director
David Coleman
Managing Director
David Coleman serves as the Managing Director of KPMG. David started at KPMG in December of 2012. David currently resides in the Washington D.C. Metro Area.
David Cross  Managing Director
David Cross
Managing Director
David Cross serves as the Managing Director of KPMG. David started at KPMG in February of 2016. David currently resides in the Greater Boston Area.
Bill Flemming  Managing Director
Bill Flemming
Managing Director
Bill Flemming serves as the Managing Director of KPMG. Bill started at KPMG in April of 2017. Bill currently resides in the Naples, Florida Area.
Clay Gaitskill  Managing Director - Risk Analytics, Commercial Credit Risk - National Lead
Clay Gaitskill
Managing Director - Risk Analytics, Commercial Credit Risk - National Lead
Clay Gaitskill serves as the Managing Director - Risk Analytics, Commercial Credit Risk - National Lead of KPMG. Clay started at KPMG in January of 2015. Clay currently resides in the Charlotte, North Carolina Area.
Brian Geffert  Global Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)
Brian Geffert
Global Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)
Brian Geffert serves as the Global Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) of .
Eric Lesser  Executive Director, Workforce and HR Strategy
Eric Lesser
Executive Director, Workforce and HR Strategy
Eric Lesser serves as the Executive Director, Workforce and HR Strategy of .

HR Leaders

Name & Title
Bio
Jay Conforti  Director - People & Change HR Transformation
Jay Conforti
Director - People & Change HR Transformation
Jay Conforti serves as the Director - People & Change HR Transformation of .
Clayton Newman  Director, People & Change - HR Advisory
Clayton Newman
Director, People & Change - HR Advisory
Clayton Newman serves as the Director, People & Change - HR Advisory of .
Chris Shuster  Director, People & Change
Chris Shuster
Director, People & Change
Chris Shuster serves as the Director, People & Change of .
David Rak  Director, Advisory Services, People & Change
David Rak
Director, Advisory Services, People & Change
David Rak serves as the Director, Advisory Services, People & Change of .
Steven Fortier  Chief Talent Officer - Tax
Steven Fortier
Chief Talent Officer - Tax
Steven Fortier serves as the Chief Talent Officer - Tax of KPMG. Steven currently resides in the Greater Chicago Area.
Chris Turner  Director of Training and Org Change, People & Change
Chris Turner
Director of Training and Org Change, People & Change
Chris Turner serves as the Director of Training and Org Change, People & Change of KPMG. Chris currently resides in the Greater New York City Area.
Scott Speckmann  Director, HR Transaction Services
Scott Speckmann
Director, HR Transaction Services
Scott Speckmann serves as the Director, HR Transaction Services of KPMG. Scott currently resides in the Greater Chicago Area.
Jonathan Tanz  Director, HR Transformation
Jonathan Tanz
Director, HR Transformation
Jonathan Tanz serves as the Director, HR Transformation of KPMG. Jonathan currently resides in the Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina Area.
Jim Hebb  Director, HR Transformation
Jim Hebb
Director, HR Transformation
Jim Hebb serves as the Director, HR Transformation of KPMG. Jim currently resides in the Greater Atlanta Area.
Christy Schliesman  Director, National Tax Human Resources
Christy Schliesman
Director, National Tax Human Resources
Christy Schliesman serves as the Director, National Tax Human Resources of KPMG. Christy currently resides in the Kansas City, Missouri Area.
A Schneider  Director, People & Change Center of Excellence
A Schneider
Director, People & Change Center of Excellence
A Schneider serves as the Director, People & Change Center of Excellence of KPMG. A currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Lisa Schiffman  Director; IT Global HR Product Owner
Lisa Schiffman
Director; IT Global HR Product Owner
Lisa Schiffman serves as the Director; IT Global HR Product Owner of KPMG. Lisa currently resides in the Greater New York City Area.
Aria Elbe  Global Culture Change Manager - Global People, Performance, and Culture
Aria Elbe
Global Culture Change Manager - Global People, Performance, and Culture
Aria Elbe serves as the Global Culture Change Manager - Global People, Performance, and Culture of KPMG. Aria currently resides in the Greater New York City Area.
Jill Miller  HR Director
Jill Miller
HR Director
Jill Miller serves as the HR Director of KPMG. Jill currently resides in the Greater Chicago Area.
James Clark  Human Resources Director
James Clark
Human Resources Director
James Clark serves as the Human Resources Director of KPMG. James currently resides in the Dallas/Fort Worth Area.
Ayanna Wilcher  Inclusion and Diversity Business Unit Manager
Ayanna Wilcher
Inclusion and Diversity Business Unit Manager
Ayanna Wilcher serves as the Inclusion and Diversity Business Unit Manager of KPMG. Ayanna currently resides in the Houston, Texas Area.
Carlos Gonzalez  KPMG Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist Recruiter
Carlos Gonzalez
KPMG Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist Recruiter
Carlos Gonzalez serves as the KPMG Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist Recruiter of KPMG. Carlos currently resides in the Greater San Diego Area.
Christopher Poole  Manager - People and Change
Christopher Poole
Manager - People and Change
Christopher Poole serves as the Manager - People and Change of KPMG. Christopher currently resides in the Greater Chicago Area.
Dylan Trakas  Manager - People and Change
Dylan Trakas
Manager - People and Change
Dylan Trakas serves as the Manager - People and Change of KPMG. Dylan currently resides in the Greater Nashville Area, TN.
Rachel Tan  Manager (People & Change)
Rachel Tan
Manager (People & Change)
Rachel Tan serves as the Manager (People & Change) of KPMG. Rachel currently resides in the Houston, Texas Area.
Kara Colaneri  Manager, Human Capital Management
Kara Colaneri
Manager, Human Capital Management
Kara Colaneri serves as the Manager, Human Capital Management of KPMG. Kara currently resides in the Greater New York City Area.
Miles Trazoff  Manager, Human Resources
Miles Trazoff
Manager, Human Resources
Miles Trazoff serves as the Manager, Human Resources of KPMG. Miles currently resides in the Greater New York City Area.
Natalie Wilmer  Manager, People & Change
Natalie Wilmer
Manager, People & Change
Natalie Wilmer serves as the Manager, People & Change of KPMG. Natalie currently resides in the Greater Atlanta Area.
Kelsey Balcar  Manager, People & Change
Kelsey Balcar
Manager, People & Change
Kelsey Balcar serves as the Manager, People & Change of KPMG. Kelsey currently resides in the Greater Philadelphia Area.
Luke Sutton  Manager, People & Change | Behavioral Change Management Lead
Luke Sutton
Manager, People & Change | Behavioral Change Management Lead
Luke Sutton serves as the Manager, People & Change | Behavioral Change Management Lead of KPMG. Luke currently resides in the Dallas/Fort Worth Area.
Brooke Werner  Manager, People & Change Practice - Management Consulting
Brooke Werner
Manager, People & Change Practice - Management Consulting
Brooke Werner serves as the Manager, People & Change Practice - Management Consulting of KPMG. Brooke currently resides in the Greater Chicago Area.
Jonathan Ng  Manager, People and Change - Management Consulting
Jonathan Ng
Manager, People and Change - Management Consulting
Jonathan Ng serves as the Manager, People and Change - Management Consulting of KPMG. Jonathan currently resides in the Greater New York City Area.
Ruchita Banerjee  Manager,People & Change
Ruchita Banerjee
Manager,People & Change
Ruchita Banerjee serves as the Manager,People & Change of KPMG. Ruchita currently resides in the Greater New York City Area.
Tara Onesti  Senior Talent Acquisition
Tara Onesti
Senior Talent Acquisition
Tara Onesti serves as the Senior Talent Acquisition of KPMG. Tara currently resides in the United States.
Veronica Dendinger  Director - People & Change Practice
Veronica Dendinger
Director - People & Change Practice
Veronica Dendinger serves as the Director - People & Change Practice of KPMG. Veronica currently resides in the Greater Chicago Area.

KPMG Employee Reviews

Positive Reviews
65%
65%
35%
Constructive Feedback
35%

Positive Reviews from Employees

What did you like most about the interview process?

open dialogue and conversations were easy

What makes you most happy at work?

being valued and appreciated at work

What is most positive about the culture and environment at your company?

feedback is expected and welcomed

Constructive Feedback from Employees

Why do you feel undervalued and what would make you feel better about your compensation?

I work so hard but still paid less

Increase in benefit payments will be fine

salaries are not in line with the market, increase in salary would do it

A Day in the Life
A Day in the Life
KPMG employees generally work 10.1 hrs a day
Work Hours
A Day in the Life
Employees at KPMG report the work pace is extremely fast
Work Pace
A Day in the Life
On a typical day, employees at KPMG have 2 meetings
Meetings
A Day in the Life
78% of KPMG employees look forward to interacting with their team every day
Coworkers
A Day in the Life
KPMG employees most often take 20-30 paid vacation and sick days each year
Perks & Benefits
A Day in the Life
31% of KPMG employees report they are happy with their work life balance
Work Life Balance
A Day in the Life
KPMG employees typically get valuable feedback on how to improve at work Once a quarter
Feedback
A Day in the Life
74% of KPMG employees call their work environment positive
Environment

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Top
35%

Leadership Score

In the Top 35% of similar sized companies on Comparably

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70
out of 100
Executive rating?
74
out of 100
CEO rating?
71
out of 100
Manager rating?
Bottom
35%

Compensation Score

In the Bottom 35% of similar sized companies on Comparably

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Paid fairly?
Satisfied with benefits?
Top
35%

Team Score

In the Top 35% of similar sized companies on Comparably

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Coworker interaction?
76
out of 100
Quality of coworkers?
Top
50%

Environment Score

In the Top 50% of similar sized companies on Comparably

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7 or less
3%
8
24%
10
42%
12
18%
More than 12
13%
Work hours per day?
Extremely fast
40%
Comfortably fast
38%
Moderate
14%
A bit slow
4%
Bureaucratic
4%
Pace at work?
Positive
74%
Negative
26%
Positive work environment?
Top
35%

Outlook Score

In the Top 35% of similar sized companies on Comparably

Trending upThis category score has been trending up % since last month
77
out of 100
Future outlook?
Fantastic
29%
Good
52%
Neutral
13%
Bad
3%
Terrible
3%
Customer perception?
Excited going to work?

KPMG H1B Visa

In 2019, KPMG applied for 654 H1B visas. Of the work permits applied for, 84% were approved, 14% certified-withdrawn, 1% withdrawn, and 1% denied.

An in-depth look at ‘Certified-withdrawn’ H1B applications at KPMG unveil that 9 approved work permit applications were withdrawn before the employee’s start date, and 91 were withdrawn by KPMG after the employee’s start date.

Work Permit Application Outcome

KPMG has a total of 182819 employees

654
Total Applied
  • 84% Granted (547 out of 654)
  • 1% Denied (7 out of 654)
  • 1% Withdrawn Application was withdrawn by the employer before approval/rejection (9 out of 654)
  • 14% Certified-Withdrawn Application was approved but later withdrawn by employer (91 out of 654)

This data was calculated using publicly sourced data from OFLC Performance Data

Gender Score How positively women rate their overall experience at KPMG

Bottom
25%

KPMG currently ranks in the Bottom 25% of similarly sized companies on Comparably

Diversity Score How positively minorities rate their overall experience at KPMG

Top
40%

KPMG currently ranks in the Top 40% of similarly sized companies on Comparably

eNPS

Net Promoter Score tracks your employees' overall score to this question: "On a scale from 0-10, how likely are you to recommend working at your company to a friend?"
Top 40%Top 40% of Similar Size Companies on Comparably
8
eNPS Score
42%Promoters
24%Passives
34%Detractors

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