Do you have questions about KPMG Graduate Programs?
Read common questions relating to pre-application, post application and life at KPMG
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KPMG Graduate Program offers permanent graduate roles for students in their final year of studies or recent graduates.
We're interested in the person, not just an academic record or qualification. We're looking for well-rounded and diverse applicants – people who are resilient, team players, progressive thinkers and can communicate their ideas with passion. We want people who keep on learning, who want to be leaders in their profession and who want to make a difference.
No, however, we would expect that you would highlight prior work experience on your CV, including casual or part-time positions held.
No, we consider any background.
Yes, you are still eligible to apply for our Graduate Program. We recruit graduates with some work experience as well as people who are taking gap years or pursuing postgraduate courses. If you have substantial work experience, please visit the Experienced professionals section.
Life at KPMG
An organisation's culture can be difficult to define, however ask our people what makes KPMG different, and most will tell you the same thing: it's our open and friendly culture. Of course, it's also a performance-oriented culture. We recognise the hard work and achievements of our people in many different ways. We understand that talented individuals look to their careers for personal development and fulfilment, not just financial reward.
Full-time KPMG employees work 8 hours per day from 8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, plus one hour for lunch. We embrace and encourage flexible working so you can make your own choices about where, when and how you work. We work from three hubs: the office, client site and home. Depending on the work, you can choose what works for you.
KPMG has a structured training program that all graduates, independent of their business unit, will participate in as well as business specific training. All graduates are encouraged to participate in further KPMG learning and development programs to develop their careers.
Yes. We strongly encourage our people to undertake relevant professional qualification. We provide a range of support including study leave, exam leave and financial assistance.
You will receive a pop-up message upon completion of your online application. Our recruitment team will keep you updated weekly. Please feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our recruitment process is designed to promote two-way communication between you and KPMG. We want to be fully transparent about our timeframes and process so that you can understand where you are at and what the next steps are.
You find out about us: We realize that you're considering a variety of career options, so we give you several opportunities throughout our recruitment process to meet our people and discover the benefits of a career with us. We find out about you. We make a dedicated effort to get to know you as an individual and learn what you can offer our firm.
For further information, visit Our selection process.
You will be asked about your career interests, your time at university, extra-curricular activities and any work experience. Our interview questions are motivational and behavioural-based and are related to the skills and behaviours we consider crucial for success at KPMG.
All successful applicants will commence work at KPMG in September OR October 2023.
KPMG salaries are paid at competitive market rates. When you are offered a position, you'll receive full details of your remuneration package. It is important to think about not just your salary but the total rewards you will receive when joining such as salary plus benefits, incentives or bonuses, development and growth opportunities, long-term earning potential and career progression.
If you must reschedule, please give us as much notice as you can – we will be happy to set a new interview time for candidates who can provide valid reasons.