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There are no layoffs (right now) and KPMG will do layoffs only as the last resort. I've been with the firm for about 10 years now and I've see good and bad days, so trust me when I say that layoffs are rare. There are other drawbacks though, for... — read more
Guess who's going to have to pay for this?
Every person I know who was put on PIP has been fired at the end of it. This includes people who shouldn't have been put on PIP in the first place as well as those who have worked hard and improved immensely. If people like that are getting fired... — read more
Following Deloitte, KPMG explores sale of restructuring arm [Consulting.uk] On the back of a number of accounting scandals involving the Big Four, the UK’s audit watchdog of the Financial Reporting Council has effectively banned Deloitte, KPMG, EY... — read more
What does the package look like for IT staff? Does it come with any kind of extended medical coverage? I haven't heard anything about more layoffs, I'm asking just in case - just to make sure that if something happens I know what kind of level of... — read more
The 2020 interns were virtual and it was only for 2 weeks but everyone got FT offers for next year
Per Business Insider (link below)... KPMG just axed 1,400 US jobs across tax, audit, and advisory businesses and is also cutting some workers' pay KPMG, one of the so-called Big Four accounting firms, laid off 1,400 of its 35,000 US employees... — read more
I was laid off today and will receive a severance of 4 weeks. Some colleagues who have been with the firm several years only got 6. This is very low when you consider mass layoffs. There’s an option to sign a release agreement which gives 10% bonus... — read more
It's not only "Advisory" that will be hit - there will be deep cuts in Audit and Tax as well. Also admin folks will be affected and some will take pay cuts. Here is what I heard from a partner source: a) Advisory - about 400 b) Tax - about... — read more
What kind of selection criteria will be used as we go into Advisory layoffs?
Just got an email from Carl Carande US Vice Chair Advisory. States that the pandemic has caused a downturn in business and as a result they will be having a RIF. Impacted personnel will receive an meeting invitation and email from HR by close of... — read more
This is ongoing and I think they will be done by EOM. Not cool at all.
How do you think your company is faring the new market conditions, and do you think the measures taken have been fair? So far at KPMG no layoffs, but no bonus or merit increases. Promotion increases are still happening, but hard to tell if... — read more
Employees have been told "If you don't like public accounting, let us know and we'll help you find a job elsewhere". Vacant audit positions across the country have been mentioned in case employees wish to transfer. Cuts will be happening very soon as... — read more
Layoffs yesterday and today. Jobs moving to Mexico and India.
350ish cuts today at kpmg us.......
On a firmwide call yesterday KPMG said they were doing better than their worst case scenario projections, so there's that I guess.
KPMG US 50% reduction in draws for partners through Sept. 30. No variable compensation in FY 2020. Hiring freeze. Reduced capital investment. No Encore awards in FY 2020. No summer gifts to employees in FY 2020.
Is anybody really that secure in their position to take that risk? Honestly?
I can confirm Lynne stated in the latest video update that “our partners are doing everything possible to avoid layoffs” and that a “reduction in force will be the last resort.” 50% reduced partner draw for the rest of the fiscal year (through... — read more
It has started. KPMG Canada offices in several locations are being hammered - the biggest cuts are in Toronto, also hit Vancouver and Calgary. They are going after lower ranked folks, people that were held back - I hate to call them low performers... — read more
Feb. 2019. Advisory across the country. They will never stop. Advisory is never KPMG’s favorite child. Looks like they have been doing the advisory layoffs every 2 years.
This time it's South Africa, nearly 400 people will be cut. This seems to be specifically related to corruption scandals, so whether this will spread to other countries is doubtful but remains to be seen... — read more
Just because we use the term "big 4" doesn't mean that they are in the same category. To be honest, working for KPMG or EY is like being om a minor league baseball team that doesn't even have a good pro team. Please understand this is not intended to... — read more
Please read this: http://www.michaelwest.com.au/oligarchs-of-the-treasure-islands/ OK, feel bad now
Ongoing layoffs in NYC For FS Advisory across all levels from MD to SA. About 20 let go so far as of Nov 2016
Just curious if anyone has heard of the layoffs of the former RK partners that were acquired by KPMG now that the contract is up...waiting for karma to come full circle.... :)
Yup lot of folks have been laid off in credit risk and mortgage and consumer lending practice. Including executive level folks like 1 Director Hemanth Brindavan and One Managing Director Anita Agarwal....
Old news but very interesting indeed: The reduction in the number of partners at KPMG follows a fall in profit to £383m in the year to 30 September, with a modest rise in revenue meaning it was overtaken by EY to become the smallest of the quartet... — read more
I heard rumors, please share if you know more
FYI - SRED = The Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) Program is a federal tax incentive program, administered by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), that encourages Canadian businesses of all sizes, and in all sectors to conduct... — read more
Is this true, I heard that many offices might be downsizing this year?
Possible acquisition? I heard a rumor that IBM might be buying us? What do you think? KPMG-IBM alliance?