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        Featured Professional Partner: KPMG

        October 27, 2020 By Carleigh Cleveland

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        Next Week's FPP: KPMG

        Beta Alpha Psi’s Featured Professional Partner (“FPP”) is a weekly program that highlights professional partners and promotes networking between our students and our supporting employers and organizations. Each week, a different professional partner will host an event and participate in an interview that will be posted to the @auburnbap Instagram account. Check out the blog weekly for information on the upcoming FPP!

        KPMG Logo

        KPMG member firms operate in 147 countries, collectively employing more than 219,000 people, serving the needs of business, governments, public-sector agencies, not-for-profits and through member firms' audit and assurance practices, the capital markets. KPMG is committed to quality and service excellence in all that they do, bringing their best to clients and earning the public's trust through their actions and behaviors both professionally and personally.

        KPMG leads with a commitment to quality and consistency across their global network, bringing a passion for client success and a purpose to serve and improve the communities in which member firms operate. In a world where rapid change and unprecedented disruption are the new normal, KPMG inspires confidence and empower change in all that they do.

        Virtual Info. Session: November 4th, 5:00-6:00 pm (CST)

        Are you interested in applying to a winter/summer 2022 internship at KPMG this spring? KPMG will be hosting an info session followed by break-out sessions with professionals in practice on Wednesday, November 4th so that you can learn more! The info session will be from 5:00 – 5:30 PM CST followed by breakout sessions from 5:30 – 6:00 PM CST. If you are interested in attending, please RSVP to Mary Harmon (maryharmontyson@kpmg.com) by 5:00 PM on Monday, November 2nd and let her which breakout session you are interested in attending. There will be a breakout room for Audit, Tax, and Advisory.

        Interview: Richard Wells, Atlanta Audit Partner

        BAP students will talk to Richard Wells about "Tips on Successful Recruiting". The interview will be posted on the @auburnbap Instagram account on Monday, November 2nd.


        KPMG Campus

        Culture

        At KPMG, we put our culture and values front and center. There is nothing more important than investing in our culture because it’s an investment in our people, in our future, in who we are, and what we stand for.

        What is culture? Culture is how we do things around here. It is the combination of a predominant mindset, actions (both big and small) that we all commit to every day, and the underlying processes, programs and systems supporting how work gets done. And at KPMG, we understand and believe that strengthening our culture is everyone's responsibility.

        Service Areas

        KPMG offers great career opportunities in three practice areas. As you apply for internships and approach graduation, consider which area may be right for you.

        Audit

        KPMG clients look to our audit professionals for the ability to provide a high quality financial statement audit and industry insight and valuable perspective on salient business issues. Each of our engagements is tailored to the client's operational structure, industry and size, in order to meet professional standards, achieve the needs of investors and the capital markets and satisfy client's and audit committee expectations. We hire audit professionals who can help provide an independent, accurate, and transparent audit. Your commitment to quality, service, and integrity is key to your success, and ours.

        Tax

        At KPMG, we use our real-world experience and technical knowledge to provide advice on complex tax issues. This includes a proven ability to think beyond the present and anticipate the potential consequences of any actions. The tax team at KPMG works collaboratively to help clients make decisions that can add value to their organization through process improvement and cost management. Our understanding of regulatory requirements is meticulous, as is our methodical approach to all tax services.

        Advisory

        The KPMG Advisory practice is currently our fastest growing practice. We are seeing tremendous client demand, and looking forward we don't anticipate that slowing down. In this ever-changing market environment, our professionals must be adaptable and thrive in a collaborative, team-driven culture. At KPMG, our people are our number one priority. With a wealth of learning and career development opportunities, a world-class training facility and leading market tools, we make sure our people continue to grow both professionally and personally. If you’re looking for a firm with a strong team connection where you can be your whole self, have an impact, advance your skills, deepen your experiences, and have the flexibility and access to constantly find new areas of inspiration and expand your capabilities, then consider a career in Advisory.

        Internships

        A KPMG internship is a terrific way to learn business skills, find a mentor, build your network and get real-world (even global) experience before graduation. And it can often lead to a full-time job. Discover how an internship can connect you with the countless opportunities at KPMG.

        What makes a great internship? Through a KPMG internship, you can...

        • Start training: No other Big Four firm offers a consistent national training experience for all audit, tax and advisory interns.
        • Meet your mentor: Pair up with a mentor who can inspire and guide your internship-and your career.
        • Build a network: Start growing your professional network by interacting with KPMG senior professionals and employees worldwide.
        • Gain experience: By engaging with clients, you'll become more knowledgeable and more marketable.
        • Explore career opportunities: Learn what it's really like to be an audit, tax or advisory professional... and you may find yourself on the path to a full-time job offer.

        KPMG Lakehouse

        KPMG Lakehouse embodies the firm’s rich culture and commitment to lifelong learning and innovation. A significant investment in its people, Lakehouse is the cornerstone of a strategic learning transformation designed to ensure continued ability to attract and retain the best talent, equip its professionals to help clients meet the challenges of a dynamic marketplace, and support innovation throughout the firm. Located in the master-planned community of Lake Nona in Orlando, the Lakehouse is a place for KPMG people to be inspired, recharge, reconnect, and refocus on new challenges and opportunities. It features 800 single-occupancy guest rooms, 90 learning and innovation spaces, a 1,000-seat assembly hall, and an Ignition Center where professionals can meet with clients to explore potential disruptors, new business models, and breakthrough solutions. The 55-acre site also includes multiple dining areas, a separate social venue and numerous fitness and recreational amenities to support the firm’s focus on health and well-being.