Apprenticeships KPMG360 Bristol Autumn 2020

Location: Bristol


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Job details

Location: Bristol

Experience Level: Apprenticeships

Type: Full Time

Service Line: KPMG360

Job description

We love meeting talented people full of ideas, ambition and passion. People like you, in fact. That’s why we’ve created our innovative KPMG360°apprenticeship with you firmly in mind.

Our KPMG360° apprenticeship gives you the chance to learn from some of the brightest people in the business world, who want to help you develop and reach your full potential.

You'll be setting off on a journey of discovery that’s as exciting as it is challenging. It’s up to you where you go and how far you travel. The apprenticeship consists of three levels – Foundation, Technician and Professional. At each step of your journey, you'll develop your professional skills and broaden your knowledge in a supportive and collaborative work environment.

Foundation Level (Year 1)

Once you join the programme, you’ll begin in our Consulting, Tax or Deal Advisory teams and can expect a work placement in our largest business areas, Audit, in your first 18 months. The exact team you are in will vary between offices, determined by the availability of roles within each region. You’ll also complete the AAT Level Three Qualification.

Technician Level (Years 2 and 3)

You will continue to broaden your experience of the different business areas, gaining technical knowledge, alongside your study towards the AAT Level Four qualification.

Professional Level (Years 4, 5 and 6)

At this point, you’ll work with the business to decide whether to specialise in Tax, Consulting or Deal Advisory and your associated learning pathway will reflect this. Where relevant, you will study towards further professional qualifications which could include ACA, CTA or CIMA.

Please note that the availability of business placements varies from office to office, depending on the roles available in each location and the availability of work across the teams. 

Programme Length:
6 years
Dependent on the path you choose, but could include; ACA, CTA or CIMA
Entry Requirements:

Standard entry requirements - UK

  • Minimum 5 GCSEs at A* - C or 4 - 9 (inc. English Language and Maths)
  • Minimum of 104 UCAS points under the 2017 UCAS tariff points system e.g. BCC at A-Level or equivalent qualifications, not inc. General Studies

Standard entry requirements - Scotland

  • Minimum 5 Standard Grades at Grades 1 – 3 which must inc. Maths and English (or equivalent Intermediate/National 5 qualification)
  • Minimum of 104 UCAS points under the 2017 UCAS tariff points system at Higher/Advanced Higher Level e.g. BBBB

We only consider a candidate’s top 3 A-Level grades, and do not accept General Studies.

Key Skills:
  • Ambitious, with a keen interest in business
  • Can take accountability for delivering high quality, accurate work
  • Self-motivated and can organise own workload
  • Strives to continually improve
  • Forward-thinking, curious and keen to learn
  • A high degree of adaptability and motivated by the chance to work in new teams and on different projects
Training and Development:

When you join us, you’ll undertake an induction programme and have regular training sessions to develop your professional skills e.g. presentation skills, resilience, project management and team working.

KPMG is dedicated to helping ensure you have the best chance of passing your exams, and therefore have a dedicated Professional Qualification Training and Accreditation team who support each KPMG apprentice to fulfil their potential. 

You’ll gain an overview of a variety of projects, developing commercial awareness, communication, team-work and technical skills as you undertake structured placements across our business areas

Play an integral part in the team, developing relationships internally and with key members of our client teams.

Through 'The Academy', you’ll have access to communities who will support and develop you so that you build your skills and career.

Additional Information:

Please note, if you have started or obtained a degree (or equivalent) in Accountancy or similar field to the professional qualifications provided on the programme, please contact the Student Recruitment team to check your eligibility.

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