NEW YORK, June 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- KPMG LLP was named one of Working Mother magazine's 2015 "Best Companies for Multicultural Women" for its best practices in hiring, retaining and promoting women of color. This marks the seventh consecutive year KPMG was among the 25 U.S. companies recognized by the publication.
"It is an honor to be recognized among the nation's top companies for multicultural women by Working Mother," said Kathy Hopinkah Hannan, KPMG's National Managing Partner for Diversity and Corporate Responsibility. "At KPMG, diversity and inclusion are woven into everything we do so that our workplace is one where all of our professionals have the opportunity to achieve their full potential."
KPMG offers a wide range of programs and initiatives focused on enhancing diversity and promoting the professional development of its women, encouraging their growth as future leaders of the firm.
"The Best Companies for Multicultural Women know that diversity at all ranks of an organization is a business imperative, and they're doing the hard work—fostering pipelines of talent nurturing careers of people of color and providing access to advancement programs—to ensure that all employees know they are valued," said Subha V. Barry, VP, General Manager, Working Mother Media.
About KPMG LLP
KPMG is one of the world's leading professional services firms, and the fastest growing Big Four accounting firm in the United States. Our global network of 162,000 professionals serves clients in 155 countries, providing innovative business solutions and audit, tax and advisory services to many of the world's largest and most prestigious organizations.
KPMG is also widely recognized for being a great place to work and build a career. For the eighth time in nine years, KPMG was named one of the country's "100 Best Companies to Work For" by Fortune magazine, advancing 17 spots on this prestigious annual list to become the highest ranked of any Big Four accounting firm.
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.
According to analyses by industry publications Accounting Today and International Accounting Bulletin, KPMG's 12% year-over-year revenue growth in fiscal 2014 makes it the fastest growing Big Four firm in the U.S. Each of KPMG's three primary businesses contributed to the strong growth. Revenue from its Advisory business grew 18% in fiscal 2014, with 7% growth recorded in Audit, and 10% in Tax.
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KPMG LLP is the U.S. member firm of KPMG International Cooperative ("KPMG International"), a Swiss entity. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity and describes itself as such.
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