NEW YORK, March 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- KPMG LLP has once again been named one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For" by FORTUNE Magazine, advancing 20 spots to number 43 on this prestigious annual list. The firm achieved the added distinction of being the highest-ranked Big Four professional services firm for the second consecutive year.
"We are thrilled to again be recognized by FORTUNE," said Lynne Doughtie, Chairman and CEO of KPMG LLP. "Our continuing advancement up the list tells us that we've built something special here at KPMG. Our inclusive, purpose-driven culture reflects how deeply we care for our people, and how energized they are when it comes to serving the capital markets, solving the complex challenges of our clients, and enhancing our communities. Culture is a true competitive advantage for us.
"Providing career growth and development opportunities for our people is of paramount importance and that's why we surround and support our diverse employee team with investments in innovation, technology, training, and a wide variety of programs so they can build great careers," Doughtie added. "FORTUNE saw that in KPMG and we're delighted."
In addition to the FORTUNE 100 list, KPMG has received recognition from other influential organizations for its continuing efforts to create an outstanding work environment for its people, both personally and professionally. KPMG also was named one of the "2015 Best Firms to Work For" by Consulting magazine – ranking seventh overall and first among the Big Four.
Other accolades include: Universum's World's Most Attractive Employers; 100 percent rating in the Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index and Best Places to Work Survey; DiversityInc magazine's Top 50 Companies for Diversity; Training magazine's Top 10 Hall of Fame; Working Mother's Best Companies for Multicultural Women, and 100 Best Companies; and the National Association for Female Executives' Top Companies for Executive Women.
To see the complete 2016 FORTUNE "100 Best Companies to Work For" list, visit http://fortune.com/best-companies.
About KPMG LLP
KPMG is one of the world's leading professional services firms, providing innovative business solutions and audit, tax and advisory services to many of the world's largest and most prestigious organizations. KPMG is the fastest growing Big Four professional services firm in the United States and is widely recognized for being a great place to work and build a career. Our people share a sense of purpose in the work we do, and a strong commitment to community service, diversity and inclusion, and eradicating childhood illiteracy. Learn more at www.kpmg.com/us.
KPMG LLP is the U.S. member firm of KPMG International Cooperative ("KPMG International"). KPMG International's member firms have 174,000 professionals, including more than 9,000 partners, in 155 countries.
SOURCE KPMG LLP