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Recruitment Brochure - KPMG in the Cayman Islands

Recruitment Brochure - KPMG in the Cayman Islands

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  • 1. Your opportunities in the Cayman Islands KPMG IN THE CAYMAN ISLANDS© 2010 KPMG, a Cayman Islands partnership and a member firm of the KPMG network of independent member firms affiliated with KPMG InternationalCooperative (“KPMG International”), a Swiss entity. All rights reserved.
  • 2. © 2010 KPMG, a Cayman Islands partnership and a member firm of the KPMG network of independent member firms affiliated with KPMGInternational Cooperative (“KPMG International”), a Swiss entity. All rights reserved.
  • 3. Opportunities in the Cayman Islands 1 Contents Why come to the Cayman Islands? Relaxed, Friendly, Safe Your Life Lifestyle Your Career Fast-track career growth opportunities Our Culture Enjoy different cultural activities Our Community We are committed to our communities© 2010 KPMG, a Cayman Islands partnership and a member firm of the KPMG network of independent member firms affiliated with KPMGInternational Cooperative (“KPMG International”), a Swiss entity. All rights reserved.
  • 4. Why come to theCayman Islands?© 2010 KPMG, a Cayman Islands partnership and a member firm of the KPMG network of independent member firms affiliated with KPMGInternational Cooperative (“KPMG International”), a Swiss entity. All rights reserved.
  • 5. Opportunities in the Cayman Islands 3Relaxed, friendly, safe here are a number of reasons forT moving to the Cayman Islands, whether its to further your career, experience a different culture, enjoy the laid back lifestyle, or take advantage of the rewardsKPMG in the Cayman Islands has to offer. Fast Facts CompositionThe Cayman Islands are located in the Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac,western part of the Caribbean and are a Little CaymanBritish Overseas Territory. Made up of threeislands, Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and LocationLittle Cayman, these islands offer diverse Western Caribbean, about 150 milescultural experiences. The temperature is fairly south of Cuba, 480 miles southwest ofconsistent, usually reflecting a high of 90 Miami, 180 miles northwest of Jamaicadegrees Fahrenheit throughout the year. Witha constant breeze and brilliant sunshine, Capitalthese islands are paradise. George Town, in southwest Grand CaymanGrand Cayman is the largest of the threeislands and is home to the world famous Sizewhite sands of 7 Mile Beach. The Island Grand Cayman: length - 22 miles;boasts some of the best dive sites in the average width 4 milesworld with incredible underwater visibility Cayman Brac: length - 12 miles;and virtually no currents. There are shore average width 1.5 milesdives from numerous locations and boat Little Cayman: length - 10 miles;dives going daily to the north wall, where average width just over 1 milethe sea floor drops over 6,000 ft. Theseattractions, along with the islands’ affluent Populationculture and friendly and safe environment Estimated 57,000 (year end 2008)leads to a thriving tourism industry. Main IndustriesThe Cayman Islands are not just a tourist hot Financial Services, Tourismspot but one of the worlds largest financialcentres, home to the majority of the worlds Political Statushedge funds and the second largest domicile Overseas Territory of the Unitedfor captive insurance. Kingdom (i.e. British dependency)The Cayman Islands offer numerous Public Holidaysopportunities to help you reward yourself by 11 public holidays per yearenhancing your career and enriching your life.© 2010 KPMG, a Cayman Islands partnership and a member firm of the KPMG network of independent member firms affiliated with KPMGInternational Cooperative (“KPMG International”), a Swiss entity. All rights reserved.
  • 6. Your Life© 2010 KPMG, a Cayman Islands partnership and a member firm of the KPMG network of independent member firms affiliated with KPMGInternational Cooperative (“KPMG International”), a Swiss entity. All rights reserved.
  • 7. Opportunities in the Cayman Islands 5 Lifestyle he lifestyle offered in the T Cayman Islands is relaxed, friendly and safe, providing one of the Caribbeans highest standards of living and one of the lowest crime rates. Grand Cayman hosts the majority of the population and residents are surrounded by beauty, friendly outgoing people and an abundance of activities. The island is ideal for sports enthusiasts, offering a multitude of both team and individual sports reflecting the many cultural influences on the island. Theatres, concert halls, restaurants and galleries provide local and international entertainment for everyone to enjoy. Fast Facts Cayman is also a central point for travelling. Direct flights to Jamaica, Cuba, Central Ocean America, United States and United Water temperature ranges between Kingdom are available. Flights depart daily 78-82 degrees Fahrenheit or 25-28 to many of these destinations giving you degrees Celsius in the winter months the opportunity to explore other regions of and 82-86 Fahrenheit or 28-30 Celsius the world. in the summer months Things you can do… Commuting 10 - 30 minute maximum commute • Dive or Snorkel - experience some of the worlds’ most beautiful reefs Weather • Sports - rugby, soccer, softball, tennis, Averages of 88 degrees Fahrenheit squash, cricket, golf, yoga and dance or 31.1 Celsius year round • Gyms - over six gyms offering free Sporting Associations weights, training, cardio equipment Over 30 sporting associations and and classes clubs on the island • Fishing, Boating and Sailing Annual Races • Theatres and Galleries - experience Over 11 annual races every year local art, photography, music including Marathons, Triathlons and and acting community events • Restaurant and Bars - offering cuisine from all corners of the world. Restaurants and Bars Over 120 restaurants, bars and • Concerts - local and international nightclubs entertainment© 2010 KPMG, a Cayman Islands partnership and a member firm of the KPMG network of independent member firms affiliated with KPMGInternational Cooperative (“KPMG International”), a Swiss entity. All rights reserved.
  • 8. Your Career© 2010 KPMG, a Cayman Islands partnership and a member firm of the KPMG network of independent member firms affiliated with KPMGInternational Cooperative (“KPMG International”), a Swiss entity. All rights reserved.
  • 9. Opportunities in the Cayman Islands 7 Fast-track career specialist debt securities and other specialty products. growth opportunities KPMG in the Cayman Islands has positions available from Senior Accountant to PMG in the Cayman Islands Senior Manager across our the range K can help provide you with of our services. We are committed in-depth industry training and to the recruitment, development and exciting career progression retention of talented staff which can be in the worlds fifth largest demonstrated by the fact that we were financial centre. We the first organisation in the Caribbean encourage creativity and welcome new to receive the Investor in People Award. talent which can be tested through challenging and exciting work. Grand Cayman is the main hub of the Fast Facts Financial Services Industry encompassing KPMG in the Cayman Islands banking, structured finance, hedge funds, Largest big four organisation captive insurance, vessel registration, on the island company management and trusts. The Cayman Islands are a tax-free jurisdiction Number of partners which means there is no income, 13 inheritance, sales, corporation, capital gains or withholding taxes. The islands are Number of staff currently the number one jurisdiction for Over 200 employees Hedge Funds, in terms of funds formed and net assets held by these funds. Services Audit, Tax, Advisory Along with the growing hedge funds industry, the Cayman Islands also Hedge Funds provides a continually evolving captive Cayman is one of the leading insurance and a developing reinsurance hedge funds jurisdictions with market. The Islands are the leading an estimated 80 percent domiciled domicile for health care captive in the Cayman Islands insurance companies. Captive Insurance Structured finance has become an The second largest offshore centre for established part of the investment captive insurance universe and Cayman is a leading jurisdiction of choice in this area. You can Structured Finance gain exposure to a diversified spectrum of One of the worlds leading providers global structured finance transactions. for structured finance transactions The Cayman Islands Stock Exchange Banking (CSX) was established in 1997 and has Major banking centre including gained international recognition. The over 40 of the worlds top 50 banks CSX has become a key player in the listing of hedge funds, mutual funds,© 2010 KPMG, a Cayman Islands partnership and a member firm of the KPMG network of independent member firms affiliated with KPMGInternational Cooperative (“KPMG International”), a Swiss entity. All rights reserved.
  • 10. Our Culture© 2010 KPMG, a Cayman Islands partnership and a member firm of the KPMG network of independent member firms affiliated with KPMGInternational Cooperative (“KPMG International”), a Swiss entity. All rights reserved.
  • 11. Opportunities in the Cayman Islands 9 • Rundown is a popular local show Enjoy different featuring skits and music, cultural activities high-lighting local talent • Boatswain’s Beach – view the array he Cayman Islands is T of turtles, sharks, fish and a number extremely rich in culture of other indigenous animals offering a number of local festivals, cultural activities and diverse cuisine. Grand Cayman is a tourist destination of choice and features a large number of hotels, spas, restaurants and nightlife. The islands offer a delicate balance between preserving their natural beauty and maintaining the countrys status as one of the worlds’ leading tourism and financial centres. The islands preserve their cultural heritage by continuing tradition through local Fast Facts festival. They also offer cultural - National Bird experiences not indigenous to the islands. Grand Cayman Parrot With over 92 different nationalities, residents are provided with a unique mix of National Flower cultures from all over the world. Wild Banana Orchid Things to Do… National Tree Silver Thatch Palm • Botanic Park - only Blue Iguana breeding in the world National Song • International Jazz Festival Beloved Isle Cayman • Taste of Cayman gathers numerous National Motto restaurants for a food extravaganza “He hath founded it upon the seas” • The annual Agricultural Show Discovered showcases the islands true heritage Christopher Columbus on • Pirates Week Festival May 10, 1503 has become the countrys largest celebration over the Islands’ First Name last 30 years Las Tortugas after the numerous sea turtles founded on the islands • Gimistory is a story-telling festival featuring international and local Nationalities story tellers Over 92 different nationalities. The majority of the population is Caymanian, • Batabano Carnival is a four day event Jamaican, British, American, Canadian, which includes parades, soca music, Filipino, and South American. dancing and local cuisine© 2010 KPMG, a Cayman Islands partnership and a member firm of the KPMG network of independent member firms affiliated with KPMGInternational Cooperative (“KPMG International”), a Swiss entity. All rights reserved.
  • 12. Our Community© 2010 KPMG, a Cayman Islands partnership and a member firm of the KPMG network of independent member firms affiliated with KPMGInternational Cooperative (“KPMG International”), a Swiss entity. All rights reserved.
  • 13. Opportunities in the Cayman Islands 11 We are committed to our communities PMG in the Cayman Islands KPMG in the Cayman Islands K follows KPMG’s core values, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): including “We are committed to our communities.” • Young Caymanian Leadership Commitment to the local Award (YCLA) community is taken seriously • National disaster recovery in the Cayman Islands with a large through fund-raising number of not-for-profit organisations dedicated to helping the local community. • Make a Difference Day (MADD) KPMG in the Cayman Islands employees are given the opportunity to participate • Cayman Islands Cancer Society – in these local community activities by Stride Against Cancer Walk providing them with the information • Hedge Funds Care Cayman and resources necessary to volunteer. Becoming actively involved helps staff • Our Angels Foundation gain fresh perspectives; enhance their skills; and allows them to work with • Golden Apple Teacher Awards a broad range of people. We offer • Central Caribbean Marine assistance to over 30 local charities Institute(CCMI) Ocean and not-for-profit organisations, and Literacy Program consumes responsibly to help protect the environment in which we live. • National Gallery Recently KPMG in the Cayman Islands • Cayman Islands Little has developed a community committee, League Association dedicated to funding and assisting local • Cayman Islands Junior Achievement community activities. Their goal is to use our resources to target and fund specific • Cayman Islands Hospice not-for-profit organisations and events. We also have a social committee • Chamber of Commerce – dedicated to the internal community Earth Week Clean-up providing a list of yearly activities and • KPMG swim meet events for employees to enjoy.© 2010 KPMG, a Cayman Islands partnership and a member firm of the KPMG network of independent member firms affiliated with KPMGInternational Cooperative (“KPMG International”), a Swiss entity. All rights reserved.
  • 14. Our Values We lead by example We work together We respect the individual We seek the facts and provide insight We are open and honest in our communication We are committed to our communities Above all, we act with integrity For further information please contact: Abbie Gamble Cindy Reid T: +1 345 914 4429 T: +1 345 914 4325 abbiegamble@kpmg.ky cindyreid@kpmg.ky© 2010 KPMG, a Cayman Islands partnership and a member firm of the KPMG network of independent member firms affiliated with KPMGInternational Cooperative (“KPMG International”), a Swiss entity. All rights reserved.
  • 15. © 2010 KPMG, a Cayman Islands partnership and a member firm of the KPMG network of independent member firms affiliated with KPMGInternational Cooperative (“KPMG International”), a Swiss entity. All rights reserved.
  • 16. kpmg.kyThe information contained herein is of a general nature and is not intended to address the circumstances © 2010 KPMG, a Cayman Islands partnership and aof any particular individual or entity. Although we endeavor to provide accurate and timely information, member firm of the KPMG network of independentthere can be no guarantee that such information is accurate as of the date it is received or that it will member firms affiliated with KPMG Internationalcontinue to be accurate in the future. No one should act on such information without appropriate Cooperative (“KPMG International”), a Swiss entity.professional advice after a thorough examination of the particular situation. KPMG and the KPMG logo All rights reserved.are registered trademarks of KPMG International Cooperative (“KPMG International”), a Swiss entity. Designed by: mc2 Ltd., Cayman Islands Publication name: Your opportunities in the Cayman IslandsThe information reflected in this document was obtained from The Economics and Statistics Office (ESO), Publication date: February 2010a department of the Government of the Cayman Islands, www.eso.ky, 2010.

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