KPMG's Chicago Office

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Chicago is the third largest city in the United States with a population of over 2.8 million. Chicago is home to many of the country's largest corporations, as well as some of the most aggressive, creative entrepreneurial companies! The LaSalle Street financial activities are surpassed only by those of Wall Street, making Chicago the leading financial community in the Midwest. In addition to its many business opportunities, Chicago offers a wide variety of cultural, educational and recreational activities. From sailing on Lake Michigan to enjoying a Cubs game from the bleacher seats, Chicago is a fun-filled city that offers a variety of activities to its dwellers.
The Chicago office is located just east of the "Loop" with spectacular views of the Chicago River, Navy Pier, Lake Michigan and many other Chicago landmarks. The Chicago office is home to more than 1700 employees, including 400+ Audit, 400+Advisory, 200+ Tax, and 300 Client Service support professionals. The Chicago office also serves an impressive list of clients. All work and no play makes for boring employees, that's why the Chicago office sponsors the "Involve" program. "Involve" is an employee volunteer group that organizes a variety of volunteer opportunities for Chicago office employees throughout the year. With the help of the "Involve" program, you might participate in the March of Dimes Walk America, the Chicago Cares Serve-a-thon, or Junior Achievement (just to name a few).

The Chicago office also sponsors many social activities during the year. From happy hours to sports teams to group outings, no matter what your interests may be, there are always plenty of opportunities to get to know your coworkers!


  • Adler Planetarium 
  • The Art Institute of Chicago 
  • The Chicago Architecture Foundation Loop Walking Tour and River Cruise 
  • Chicago Shakespeare Theater 
  • Chicago Symphony 
  • Chicago Theater 
  • World of Coca Cola Museum 
  • Field Museum of Natural History 
  • Lyric Opera House 
  • Museum of Contemporary Art 
  • Museum of Science and Industry


The Lakefront Trail enables Chicagoans to take full advantage of the breathtaking views of Lake Michigan. Or, if you prefer to experience nature from a different angle, you can take a trip to the Lincoln Park Zoo, the Shedd Aquarium or the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum.

  • Millennium Park 
  • Grant Park 
  • Lake Michigan 
  • Canoe and Kayak on the Chicago River 
  • Chicago Botanic Garden 
  • Morton Arboretum

Sports & Nightlife

Take me out to the ballgame or the basketball game or the hockey game or get the picture! There's the Cubs, the White Sox, the Bulls, the Blackhawks, the Bears and the Fire. No matter what your sporting preference, Chicago has world-class professional sports teams that provide hours of entertainment for the greatest fans in the world.

Chicago is a city of food, music and fun! Chicago provides a diverse selection of restaurants from which to choose. You can visit Little Italy, Chinatown or Greek town for outstanding ethnic cuisine. You may also sample some of Chicago's world-famous stuffed pizza.

Some of the greatest musicians in the world have played in Chicago. Blues and jazz emanate nightly from downtown clubs, and you can always catch the latest act at one of the many neighborhood bars. For a different twist, spend the night at one of the city's many comedy clubs. Take your pick from one of the following: Comedy Sportz, ImprovOlympic, or Second City

Just Plain Fun

You haven't been to Chicago if you haven't seen Buckingham Fountain, ridden the Ferris Wheel at Navy Pier or taken in the view from the John Hancock Observatory.

And who could forget the shopping...Chicago's world-famous Michigan Avenue shopping features everything from Nike Town to Bloomingdale's. But don't limit yourself to the Magnificent Mile, Chicago has many hidden shopping neighborhoods that offer ethnic and specialty shops.

  • Deep-Dish Pizza 
  • Chicago-Style Hot Dog 
  • Taste of Chicago 
  • Navy Pier 
  • Magnificent Mile 
  • Willis Tower 
  • Monuments and public arts in the city

Local Office Events
Community Events

  • March of Dimes Walk America 
  • The Chicago Cares Serve-a-thon 
  • Junior Achievement 
  • United Way 
  • Chicago Dance Marathon 
  • Family for Literacy 
  • American Heart Association Heart Walk 
  • Tax Assistance Program 
  • Lake Michigan Beach Sweep

Chicago Office Activities

  • Holiday Party 
  • Pre-busy season & After-busy season parties 
  • BBQ Party 
  • Bonen-Kai (Year-End Party)

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