NEW YORK, March 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax, and advisory firm, tops the Big Four public accounting firms for the third consecutive year on FORTUNE Magazine's 100 Best Companies to Work For list. Moving up 31 spots with its highest ranking to date at No. 12, the firm marks the milestone during its 120th Anniversary.
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FORTUNE's 100 Best Companies to Work For are evaluated on five key elements of a thriving corporate culture: credibility, respect, fairness, pride and camaraderie. Among professional services firms, KPMG showed particularly strong results in key areas including its purpose-driven and caring culture, compensation, and respect and fairness.
"At KPMG, our commitment to creating an inclusive culture where all of our people can thrive and innovate is unwavering," said Lynne Doughtie, KPMG Chairman and CEO. "As we celebrate our 120th anniversary this year, this ranking is a testament to how our people care for our clients, communities, and each other every day."
KPMG continues to add and retain top talent with more than 6,000 new hires in the past fiscal year, helping to grow its talent base to more than 31,000 professionals across the United States.
To see the complete 2017 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, inclusion and diversity, and eradicating childhood illiteracy.
Learn more at www.kpmg.com/us.
KPMG LLP is the independent U.S. member firm of KPMG International Cooperative ("KPMG International"). KPMG International's independent member firms have 189,000 professionals, including more than 9,000 partners, in 152 countries.
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