Graduate Program Audit & Advisory

KPMG offers a 4 year Graduate Program with excellent perspectives and possibilities to develop your career in Audit and Management Consulting.

Graduate Program Audit & Advisory

You can expect to be working with highly motivated teams on jobs that require much responsibility and provide excellent career development possibilities.

KPMG will support you financially and with time credits, enabling you to become a Swiss Certified Public Accountant, while also completing additional advisory-specific technical trainings.

  • Start: 1 April or 19 September 2024

  • Locations for Audit: Basel, Bern, St. Gallen, Zug/Lucerne or Zurich

  • Location for Advisory: Zurich

  • Duration: 4 years, you will work at least 6 months in Audit Corporates and at least 4 months in Advisory each year

  • Employment contract: permanent

Your rotations


  • You will audit group and annual financial statements under Swiss and international accounting principles (Code of Obligations, IFRS, US GAAP, Swiss GAAP FER) on-site at our client’s premises.

  • You will take a closer look at material business processes, such as the accounts receivable/sales process and provide support for complex transactions, such as corporate mergers or the calculation of deferred taxes.

  • You complete the training become a Swiss Certified Public Accountant.


Your advisory deployments can take place in any one of these Advisory teams: Finance & Treasury Management, Assurance Technology Group or Corporate Sustainability Services.

  • You will provide advice to national and international clients of various industries.

  • You will actively collaborate on client projects and proposals.

  • You will support our project managers during all phases of the project.

  • You will analyze data and produce reports, analyses and statistics.

What do we offer?

If you choose the Graduate Program Audit & Advisory, here is what we have to offer you:

  • International environment: You will work in an international environment that changes all the time.

  • Interdisciplinary teams: You will work in interdisciplinary teams with highly qualified colleagues.

  • Broad expertise: You will see different areas of KPMG.

  • Professional education: You will attend the continuing professional education courses to become a Swiss Certified Public Accountant, which is supported by KPMG financially and with time credits.

  • Professional trainings: You will have the opportunity to attend technical trainings in your advisory field and therefore further your professional and personal development.

  • Network for life: You will be actively supported in creating your professional network.

Meet Ella

Ella is currently doing the Graduate Program in Audit & Advisory - read more about her experience.

Meet the team: Assurance Technology Group

Our colleagues from the Assurance Technology Group share insights about their work at KPMG.

My personal "dare to" moment: Joëlle

Joëlle followed her dream and worked as a flight attendant before she decided to study and then start the Graduate Program Audit & Advisory at KPMG. Find out more about Joëlle's journey!

A video snapshot into the KPMG universe: Audit

Find out who we are, what we do and what our people in Audit are like.

Become a Certified Public Accountant

Watch the video to learn more about the training to become a Swiss Certified Public Accountant.

What are we looking for?

Requirements for candidates applying to the Graduate Program Audit & Advisory:

  • Strong academic record: You graduated with an above-average Bachelor’s or Master’s in economics or business or, if starting in Assurance Technology Group, ideally in business informatics.

  • First professional experience: You have some professional experience (as an intern) in the areas audit, accounting, controlling or in business consulting.

  • Language skills: You have excellent German and English skills.

  • Characteristics: You are team player, you are ambitious, flexible and have perseverance.

  • Skills: You work well under pressure and dispose of excellent analytical and communication skills.

  • Interests: You are very interested in topics related to auditing and management consulting.

Do you have any questions?

Julia Suter

Campus Recruiter