Do work that matters on a KPMG Audit Graduate Programme
Why consider a career in Audit at KPMG?
By joining a KPMG Audit graduate programme, you’ll have the opportunity to help build trust in the economy, and support businesses of all shapes and sizes to grow – from global companies to big retailers and UK banks.
KPMG audits some of the world’s biggest companies, who rely on their Audit teams to bring strong independent insight, challenge and audit expertise. The work is engaging, and those who are resilient, agile and have a curious mindset will thrive. Alongside this, KPMG’s Audit graduates work with and learn from some of the brightest minds in the industry.
What could you be doing on a KPMG Audit graduate programme?
As part of a collaborative team of Auditors, you’ll take an investigative approach towards examining organisations and delivering high-quality audit outcomes. With the right support, you’ll have everything you need to make a positive impact and build a rewarding long-term career, no matter which programme you choose.
Choose the KPMG Audit path that’s right for you.
During the three-year Audit Intensive programme, you'll study for the ACA or CA (for those in Scotland), qualification via the intensive study route, frontloading most of the exams in your first year. The second and third years will involve building up a fantastic range of work experience and developing your technical knowledge to apply within the workplace.
Our Audit Empowered programme takes a blended approach, where you can take ownership of your studies and help shape your learning. This programme spreads the ACA examinations over three years so that you are able to build up your technical knowledge, and can gradually apply what you are learning in training to your workplace experience.
On this programme, you’ll study for either the ACA or the CA (for those in Scotland), depending on your office location. It’s the perfect starting point to build an exciting and varied long-term career with us.
Meet Samantha, Audit Graduate Trainee
Samantha originally started off as a teacher, after studying Human Physiology at the University of Leeds. But after joining our Leeds team as a graduate on the Audit Intensive course, she’s found that her STEM background and teaching experience gave her a fresh and practical perspective when it comes to auditing.
She’s also been able to make a meaningful difference when it comes to social mobility, as KPMG have been supporting her in mentoring students and children in the local area. Find out more about Samantha’s story here.
On this three-year programme, you’ll work collaboratively with our Financial Audit colleagues, supporting the audit in the evaluation of IT systems that underpin an organisation’s key financial processes. You’ll gain exposure to some of the largest global organisations, as well as to the breadth of technology used by these organisations.
You’ll complete the Certificate in Accounting Finance and Business (CFAB), providing you with practical skills and essential knowledge in accounting, finance, and business. Alongside this, we’ll support you to develop your technology, process, and data audit skills, and gain a flair for business which will empower you to build an exciting long-term career with us.
Meet Tolu, Technology Audit Graduate Trainee
After originally applying through our Black Heritage Talent Insight Programme, Tolu is now a member of KPMG's Technology Audit team in Birmingham.
He recognises that technology is becoming increasingly important for companies all over the world, which is what drew him to the programme. Since joining, he’s worked on a range of projects, and has surprised himself with how much progress he’s made. Check out more on Tolu’s story here.
Start a rewarding and impactful career today with a Graduate Audit programme at KPMG. Apply now.