Human Capital

our differentiator

Human Capital consists of people and their competencies, capabilities and motivations to innovate and develop services in an ethical manner and through their ability to lead, manage and collaborate.
Framework, IIRC


all people working at KPMG in Brazil.


partners, employees of KPMG’s technical and administrative areas (registered in accordance with Brazilian labour legislation) and interns.

Our Intellectual Capital is developed entirely by the people who are part of KPMG. This places people management centre stage in our business strategy.

We are recognised internationally for our ability to attract and generate talent, which encourages us to deliver on our commitment to invest all resources necessary to train and develop our professionals and leaders.

A high-performance culture is central to how we encourage our professionals to achieve their full potential and be fully prepared to perform and create value for our stakeholders.

Our stakeholders have described good treatment of employees as one of the most material themes for KPMG. This high-level theme includes a number of items within our Foundations of People Management. Some of these have been addressed under Intellectual Capitaland others are addressed below.

Foundations of People Management


We ended financial year 2014 with 3,708 staff members, including:

  • 3,504 KPMG in Brazil professionals:
    • 3,188 employees hired under the Consolidated Labour Regulations (CLT) and 100% covered by collective bargaining agreements. G4-11
    • 290 partners
    • 13 interns
    • 13 temporary employees G4-10
  • 204 third-party employees with no employment relationship with KPMG, mainly allocated to infrastructure support services

Total KPMG in Brazil staff G4-10 | LA12


KPMG in Brazil Professionals - Distribution by office (%)


São Paulo
Other offices*
Rio de Janeiro
* Belém, Belo Horizonte, Brasília, Campinas, Cuiabá, Curitiba, Florianópolis, Fortaleza, Goiânia, Joinville, Londrina, Manaus, Osasco, Porto Alegre, Recife, Ribeirão Preto, Salvador, São Carlos, São José dos Campos e Uberlândia.


Hiring / Voluntary Layoffs G4-LA1

KPMG presented a 32% employment rate and 60% of new professionals were hired in São Paulo offices.

Considering voluntary layoffs, turnover showed a 20% rate and was concentrated in the range of professionals with age up to 29 years.

Hiring and voluntary layoffs presented no significant variations with respect to gender.


Hiring / Voluntary Layoffs