With the opening of its new global delivery centre in Kolkata, KPMG has announced that it will double its hiring by 2025. In Kolkata, the company currently employs over 250 people.
The multinational firm specialising in audit, tax, and advisory services has opened a new office equipped with cutting-edge amenities and collaborative spaces. According to a press release, the space will house an expanding team of professionals.
This expansion, according to the firm, demonstrates the firm’s recognition of Kolkata’s dynamic talent pool and emphasises the city’s strategic importance in KPMG’s growth strategy.
Partho Bandopadhyay, managing director of KPMG Global Delivery Centre, emphasised the importance of Kolkata in KPMG’s growth strategy, citing the city’s large talent pool. He stated that the company intends to improve its service offerings as well as create attractive job opportunities.
In July 2023, KPMG and Microsoft announced an expanded global partnership with the goal of reshaping professional services in critical areas such as workforce modernization, secure development, and the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions across multiple sectors.
KPMG has committed to investing billions of dollars in Microsoft cloud and AI services over the next five years as part of the collaboration. The alliance aims to responsibly elevate client engagements and revolutionise the employee experience while maintaining trustworthiness and safety.
The multinational professional services firm provides audit, tax, and advisory services in 147 countries.