Company Finance Professionals Could Benefit from Additional Training Sources, KPMG Survey Budget constraints challenge ability to build programs that improve skills or close skill gaps

NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a survey released today by KPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm, business executives reported they would value new training options for their finance professionals, citing declining levels of confidence in the effectiveness of existing programs.  In fact, more than a third of respondents said specific, structured and easily accessible training would be beneficial and improve training at their companies.

In KPMG's 2012 Human Capital and Learning Survey, which surveyed over 100 human resources, accounting, and finance directors, "companies were found to be just trying to meet the immediate needs of their employees," said Patricia Maslov, Executive Director, KPMG Learning.

Click here to view an infographic of the survey results.


KPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm (, is the U.S. member firm of KPMG International Cooperative ("KPMG International.") KPMG International's member firms have 145,000 people, including more than 8,000 partners, in 152 countries.


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