Technology Audit (Information Risk Management) vacation programme

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Technology underpins many of the most influential organisations in the world. It enables the biggest business decisions and connects people around the globe. The opportunities that technology provides are matched only by its potential threats and risks – and this is where we come in.

We work as one team with our Financial Audit colleagues and are responsible for bringing technology specialist skills to the audit. We support the audit in the evaluation of IT systems that underpins an organisation's key financial processes.

Our work gives us exposure to some of the largest global organisations, through to local medium/large sized businesses across all industry sectors, as well as to the breadth of technology used by these organisations (e.g. legacy systems, complex ERPs and emerging technologies). The nature of our work is largely investigative, whereby we look at the processes and controls that an organisation has in place to secure the data transacted through their IT systems.

Our 4 week vacation programme is designed to offer you the chance to gain experience working within our dynamic and fast-paced Technology Audit teams. We'll help you to explore how technology drives businesses, develop your professional skills and build your network. You’ll discover more about the work we do to support the delivery of our audit engagements portfolio and the range of industries we work in. Plus you’ll have the opportunity to fast track towards a graduate programme.

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 isn't that long, your focus 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.

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