Deloitte member firms today reported aggregate revenues of $35.2 billion for the fiscal year ended 31st May 2015, representing 7.6% growth in local currency terms.
"Deloitte's strong financial performance reflects the success of our multidisciplinary model, which drives the delivery of innovative world-class audit, consulting, enterprise risk services, financial advisory and tax & legal services and creates an environment where the world's leading practitioners thrive," said Punit Renjen, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (Deloitte Global) CEO. "Our growth is directly attributable to Deloitte's professionals, who serve the world's most important organizations with quality and distinction, making an impact that matters."
Growth across Core Businesses, Industry Sectors and Regions
Deloitte experienced growth across all of its core practices, industry sectors and geographic regions.
Significant investments have been made across audit, consulting, enterprise risk services, financial advisory and tax & legal services to build industry-leading capabilities in areas such as business transformation, digital transformation, cyber, analytics, cloud computing and crisis management. These services enhance the impact Deloitte makes in helping clients address the complexity, uncertainty and speed of change in their business environments.
Deloitte has invested US$500 million in advancing audit quality, including investing more than US$100 million in innovation to continue to transform the audit and deliver value to the capital markets. Deloitte continues to engage constructively with regulators, elected officials, and key stakeholders in pursuit of policies to further strengthen the quality of financial reporting to the investing public and to promote trust in business and capital markets. A particular focus continues to be "the auditor of the future," developing the skills, capabilities and mindset of current and next-generation Deloitte audit professionals.
For the fifth consecutive year, Deloitte has been recognized as the global leader in consulting services by multiple analyst organizations.
Attracting, Retaining and Developing Top Talent
Deloitte continues to be a premier career destination for talent, with its FY15 workforce growing across all regions and lines of business to over 225,000. Deloitte hired 62,000 new professionals, representing a 15 percent increase in professionals hired over the last year.
Deloitte is committed to driving positive change in the world. "More and more organizations recognize that doing good business is not just about driving profit. Organizations with a clearly defined purpose are more successful in serving clients and customers, attracting and inspiring talent, and contributing to society as a whole. Every day we challenge ourselves to identify the issues that are most important to our clients, talent and society and to work to make an impact that matters," Renjen said.
Annual Global Report
In conjunction with revenues, Deloitte today released its 2015 Annual Global Report, which highlights how its professionals are making an impact that matters to clients, people and society. Examples include how member firms are using cognitive and ambient computing technologies to help clients save time and money, redirect resources and improve conditions; how Deloitte Japan is helping create a network of 2,000 venture companies across Japan, contributing to post-tsunami local and national revival; and how Deloitte professionals are providing pro bono advisory skills to aid humanitarian efforts and help young people access education and employment.