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KPMG Business Communications

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Nikki Robles

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Transcript of KPMG Business Communications

History of Accounting
2800 BC
Social Media

219, 310 followers
Daily updates
Career, Services and Insights Resources
Social Media Platforms
"Our Governance". 2012 KPMG LLP
Transparency Report. 2012. Web. 18 Apr. 2013.
Current Event Coverage
Nikki Robles
April 22, 2013

Origins of KPMG
KPMG US Careers
KPMG was established following a merger between Peat Marwick International and Klynveld Main Goerdeler in 1987.

In 1911, William Barclay Peat & Co. and Marwick, Mitchell & Co. joined forces to form what would later be known as Peat Marwick International (PMI), a worldwide network of accounting and consulting firms.

In 1979, Klynveld joined forces with Deutsche Treuhand-Gesellschaft and the international professional services firm McLintock Main Lafrentz to form Klynveld Main Goerdeler (KMG).
Founding Members & Influential Figures
stands for Klynveld. Piet Klynveld founded the accounting firm Klynveld Kraayenhof & Co. in Amsterdam in 1917.

is for Peat. William Barclay Peat founded the accounting firm William Barclay Peat & Co. in London in 1870.

stands for Marwick. James Marwick founded the accounting firm Marwick, Mitchell & Co. with Roger Mitchell in New York City in 1897.

is for Goerdeler. Dr. Reinhard Goerdeler was for many years chairman of Deutsche Treuhand-Gesellschaft and later chairman of KPMG. He is credited with laying much of the groundwork for the KMG merger.
Organizational Structure - KPMG LLP
April 11, 2013 - Scott London from the Los Angeles office arrested for insider trading

CEO issued an official statement. Links to the statement were provided in KPMG LLP's Twitter and LinkedIn accounts.
United States Figures
24,000 employees
89 cities
$5.8 billion revenue for 2012 fiscal year
"cutting through complexity"
Twitter #Stats
20, 555 followers
1,325 tweets
Daily updates

94 uploaded videos
157 subscribers
255, 996 video views
Social Media Analysis
LinkedIn Account
YouTube Channel
Global Statistics
Amsterdam, Netherlands
145,000 employees
700 cities, 152 countries
$23 billion revenue for 2012 fiscal year
31 BC - 14 AD
Ancient Mesopotamia
Earliest accounting records trace back 7000 years to Mesopotamia

Records of livestock and grains
Accounting & Ancient Rome
Luca Pacioli - Father of Accounting
Accounting Today
"Deeds of the Divine Augustus" - financial information about distributions to individuals, land grants, costs of building, money given to military veterans, religious offerings, money spent on gladiator events.
1494: Summa de Arithmetica, Geometria, Proportioni et Proportionalita published, which introduced concept of double-entry bookkeeping (aka debits and credits)
Implementation of Regulation
Big Four Dominance
John Veihmeyer
Chief Executive Officer and Chair, KPMG LLP
P. Scott Ozanus
Chief Operating Officer and Deputy Chair, KPMG LLP

(Almost) daily updates
Facebook Profile
"History of Accounting." Fremont College.
2013. Web. 19 Apr. 2013.
Pfeifer, Stuart, Walter Hamilton and
Andrea Chang. "Federal prosecutors charge ex-KPMG auditor Scott London." Los Angeles Times. 11 Apr. 2013. Web. 20 Apr. 2013.
"Facts & Figures" KPMG Go. 2013. Print.
04 Apr. 2013.
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