Applying to KPMG

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Is KPMG right for me? Our application process

Applying for a KPMG Apprenticeship

We know how busy you are and when you are studying or working the last thing you need is a long and stressful application process, so we have done our best to make the KPMG application process as straightforward as possible, and enable you to show us your potential. To ensure that you are prepared, we recommend that you explore the information provided in this section – which includes useful hints and tips on what to expect and how to prepare for the online assessments and our virtual assessment centre.

Our virtual application process is designed not only for us to understand more about you, but also to give you an insight into what life is like at KPMG and whether we are the clear choice for you.

If you are unable to find the information you are looking for, or have any other questions, please refer to our FAQs or contact us.

Please note that if your preferred location isn’t available right now, you can join our Talent Community and be the first to know about any new openings. As a member, you’ll receive updates on any roles that become available in the business area and location of your choice.

Apprentice application process

Our application process is now a virtual process from your application through to securing an offer with KPMG. As you progress through each stage of the process, our team will be in touch to explain the next steps.

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Your application

Tell us about your academic background and work experience

30 mins to complete

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Transforming Small Businesses

We will ask you to respond to hypothetical scenarios in this immersive assessment. You will need a calculator

90 mins to complete

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Delivering Outcomes

Written and video assessment specific to the business area you have applied to

60 minutes to complete

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Virtual Launch Pad (KPMG experience)

Learn more about us, meet our people and take part in virtual assessment activities

3 hours to complete

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Is KPMG right for me?

During the recruitment process, we want to understand if your strengths are aligned with those required for success at KPMG. By looking at your strengths, this will help you and us to know whether you would enjoy working here and have the potential to thrive.

Career Motivation

We want to see that you've thought about why you want to work for us in particular, and have thought carefully about your chosen programme and location.

Career Motivation

Drive Quality

To ensure that as a firm we achieve exceptional results, you will need to use your initiative to consistently deliver exceptional output.

Drive Quality

Demonstrate Integrity

It is critical that all colleagues support an ethical environment; valuing the rules and always acting and making decisions in accordance with regulations.

Demonstrate Integrity

Critical Thinker

We'll provide you with the autonomy to make decisions, so we need to be sure you have the ability to critically evaluate and interpret information.

Critical Thinker

Resilient Performer

We've all faced times when challenges must be overcome to achieve a goal. What's important is how you react.

Resilient Performer

Leverage Technology

Technology is changing how we work, and it is important that we embrace new technologies and are motivated to know about the latest disrupters.

Leverage Technology

Communicate Effectively

To make a positive lasting impression with colleagues and clients, you must be able to communicate passionately and professionally.

Communicate Effectively

Foster Innovation

We work in an environment of increasing change. Colleagues are required to be comfortable with uncertainty and flexible with their approach to new tasks.

Foster Innovation

Credible Connector

Building deep relationships is a big part of success at KPMG. We're looking for people who thrive working in a team and enjoy discussing ideas.

Credible Connector

Show Curiosity

If you want to develop both professionally and personally, we can offer you the tools to go far but you'll drive a big part of that journey yourself.

Curiosity

Purposeful Collaborator

Everyone brings a unique perspective, and diversity of thought and experience ensures that we deliver our best results.

Purposeful Collaborator

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When preparing for our assessments you should consider your own strengths and motivations, and how these compare with what we look for at KPMG.

Our application process

Find out more about our application process, so you know what to expect when you apply.

Practice assessment

Have a practice before you take our assessment, to help you perform at your best.

More information on applying to KPMG

International students

What you need to know if you're applying as an international student.

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Is KPMG right for me?

Find out if your strengths align to the strengths required for success at KPMG.

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Need support? Let us know

We are here to support you should you require any help, advice or adjustments.

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