Audit vacation programme

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Audit is the largest of KPMG UK's practices, providing independent challenge and delivering quality audits to organisations of all shapes and sizes. Audit requires a deep understanding of the company, their controls, processes and systems as well as their aims and the risks they face. Audit helps to assure stakeholders that published accounts are ‘true and fair’.

Working in audit equips you with valuable technical skills, broad commercial understanding and in-depth knowledge of different industry sectors and business as a whole.

Students joining the Audit Vacation Programme will have the opportunity to work in a specific audit business area whilst gaining an insight into life at KPMG. The programme is designed to give you a breadth of skills and experience. Audit provides the core foundation knowledge to a successful career in business and can equip you with valuable technical skills, broad commercial understanding and in-depth knowledge of different industry sectors.

Live our values and embrace our quality-first culture, and we’ll give you what you need to take your career from success to success.

Programme summary

Programme overview

Capability: Audit

Programme length: 4 weeks

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 300 UCAS* tariff points

On track to achieve a 2:1 degree in any discipline and currently in your penultimate year at university.

Please note that we only consider a candidate's 'top' 3 A-Level grades and do not accept General Studies.

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 at KPMG.

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

Training and development

As the vacation programme is not that long, the focus for you will be to ensure every second counts. Above all else, it’s about gaining experience on real-time, real-life projects. 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. In addition to studying towards a professional qualification, The Academy is a unique training centre that's spurring our people on to do extraordinary things.

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