Best Places to Work in IT 2009 Employer Profile

No. 85

KPMG LLP

New York, N.Y. [Middle Atlantic]
http://us.kpmg.com
http://www.us.kpmg.com/careers/

Why you want to work there

This New York-based accounting firm, the smallest of the Big Four, helps its employees make time for volunteering. Through a national volunteer program, employees can volunteer 12 hours of paid time per year during normal business hours. The program has been a big hit: In fiscal 2008, approximately 6,000 employees participated, devoting more than 55,000 hours to community activities. The company also offers several alternative work options, from telecommuting to a compressed workweek. Other flextime options include job sharing and part-time hours.

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Rank by company size:
Large, No. 48

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 23,572

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 1,037

IT employee turnover in 2008: 6%

IT promotions in 2008: 12%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2008: 2

Training budget per IT employee in 2008: $3,356

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT: 26%

Percentage of IT managers who are women: 27%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women: 27%

Minorities in IT

Total percentage of minorities within IT: 35%

Percentage of IT managers who are minorities: 27%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities: 46%