Black Heritage Talent Insight programme

Deal Advisory

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In Deal Advisory, we help our clients to buy, sell, fund, fix and partner with confidence, taking them from an initial idea right through to delivery. It's all about blending our deep sector expertise with our execution skills and working with teams from the wider firm to help each client make the right decisions.

This programme is aimed primarily at students of Black Heritage seeking an insight into a career in Deal Advisory. It’s the perfect opportunity for you to learn more about our business and develop your professional skills – it could even lead to an offer for an autumn 2021 Deal Advisory graduate programme. We’re looking for individuals from any degree discipline who are curious, ambitious and passionate about a career in Deal Advisory.

During your Insight experience, you’ll have the chance to meet people from Deal Advisory who make KPMG an inspiring place to work and explore our variety of opportunities available. Over three days you'll network with our colleagues, learn more about what we do and the difference we make to the companies we work with, and the communities we work in.

You’ll also have the fantastic chance to fast-track yourself through our recruitment process - whilst on the programme, you’ll have the opportunity to take an assessment, and if successful, you could secure a position on one of our 2021 graduate Deal Advisory programmes. You may be asked to provide a preference for a Deal Advisory programme that you’d like to specialise in - the programmes we expect to be available for the Deal Advisory Insight programme are as follows:

Please note that although we will do our best to fulfil your preference, we recruit on a rolling basis and cannot guarantee that all programmes will be available at the point you are asked to provide a preference, or in every office location.

Our Black Heritage Talent Insight programme is aimed primarily at students of Black Heritage. By Black Heritage, we mean students who might identify as Black, African, Caribbean, Black British or Mixed/Multiple ethnic groups: White and Black Caribbean, White and Black African.

Programme summary

Programme overview

Capability: Deal Advisory

Programme length: 3 days

Qualifications: N/A

Entry requirements

As a general rule, you’ll be expected to meet the following requirements (*or equivalents)

  • Minimum Grade B GCSE* Maths
  • Minimum Grade B GCSE* English Language
  • Minimum of 128 UCAS points* under the 2017 tariff point system at A Level
  • Minimum 2:1 degree in any discipline

Please note - we only consider a candidate's 'top' 3 A-Level grades and do not accept General Studies. And you need to have graduated already or be in the final year at university to be eligible for this programme.

At KPMG, we look at more than just your academic results. We will review your application, together with your performance in our assessments, to ensure that you have the best opportunity to demonstrate your potential. We will be considering your strengths and achievements alongside a number of other metrics, including technical background and/or experience, to ensure that you have the skills to succeed at KPMG.

Key skills

Throughout the recruitment process we will be looking to learn more about your strengths.

To be successful on this programme, you will be required to demonstrate the strengths that we look for in our graduates at KPMG.

Learn more about what we look for and how to apply here.

Training and development

As the Insight programme isn't that long, your focus will be to ensure every second counts. It's an opportunity to learn new skills, enhance your CV, learn about the world of work and, importantly, get your foot in the door of one of the leading professional services firms. And if you're inspired by the time you spend with us here, and go on to join us full-time once you've graduated, you'll get access to exemplary training and development.

Additional important information

This is a 3 day paid Insight programme and will be run virtually in 2021 on 13th – 15th April inclusive. You will be paid a salary equivalent to the living wage salary.

If you are successful in passing the final stage of our process, the critical thinker test, we may reach out to you to discuss graduate programme preferences. Your preference will be considered, however, cannot be guaranteed.

Please note - graduate conversion offers will be subject to candidates having obtained the minimum academic requirements for that particular graduate programme. Further information on our graduate programmes and their academic requirements can be found here.

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