Graduate Programme 2016
Education: Postgraduate degree
Graduate Programme 2016
Location: Glasgow, UK
Programme: Graduate Programme 2016
Job Function: Financial Advisory - Deal Advisory
Intake Year: 2016
We know diversity and inclusion is good for our business and the communities in which we operate. We recognise that our inclusive environment provides a better service to clients and makes for a great place to work. That’s why we value difference and seek out potential. That's the KPMG difference.
Our people are at the heart of our continued success and being part of KPMG is being part of a community of talented and innovative people, working together to have a positive, lasting impact on clients. No one type of person succeeds at KPMG; a diverse business requires diverse personalities, characters and perspectives. There really is a place for you here.
About the programme
Deal Advisory is a fast paced area of our Advisory business. Continually enhancing value for clients across the deal and economic cycle, our specialists guide them through the process - from the initial concept of buying a business to turning their business around in times of difficulty.
Our wealth of experience across the deal cycle gives us access to what's happening in the heart of key sectors, and enables you to learn from our very best.
Combining structured training, work experience and on-the-job coaching, this three-year programme is a great foundation to your career - giving you a broad commercial awareness of the challenges a business faces across the deal and economic cycle.
Key Skills Required
During the recruitment process, you will need to demonstrate KPMG's ‘Behavioural Capabilities’. By this, we mean the skills and behaviours that every person here at KPMG shares. To us, ‘behaviours’ are more than the way you act – they represent the set of values that underpin our business.
KPMG's Behavioural Capabilities are:
- Career Motivation
- Delivers Quality
- Drives Collaboration and Inclusion
- Strives for Continual Improvement
- Exercises Professional Judgement
- Makes an Impact
- Seizes Business Opportunities
- Demonstrates Innovation and Curiosity
Further information on these behaviours can be found at www.kpmgcareers.co.uk/behaviouralcapabilities.
Tasks and Responsibilities
Initially joining Corporate Finance, Restructuring or Transaction Services, during the three years you'll have the opportunity to experience a minimum of six months’ work in a different area of the business, dependant on the service lines available within the office you join. Tailored to you, it will provide you with a broader commercial understanding and the opportunity to expand your network.
Qualifications you'll work for
In addition to your role responsibilities we will support you to gain the Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales Qualification (ACA) or the Institute of Chartered Accountants (CA) in Scotland.
KPMG also has a large full-time Professional Qualification Training team – dedicated to giving you the best chance of passing your exams first time. KPMG's programmes are underpinned by an online portal so you can access technical content and learning activities, share information and contact your tutors for all the support you need at the click of a button.
By joining KPMG you'll be joining a long list of graduates who've already excelled in their professional exams. The fact that KPMG trainees consistently outperform Institute pass marks is a real testament to our people and the quality of our training.
As a general rule, you'll be expected to meet the following requirements:
- Minimum grade B GCSE* Maths
- Minimum grade B GCSE* English Language
- Minimum of 320 UCAS Tariff points*
- Minimum 2:1 degree in any discipline.
* or equivalent
Please note, that we only consider a candidate's 'top' 3 A-level grades and do not accept General Studies.
However, it's not just your academic performance we are interested in, we will assess your application by combining a number of different factors including work experience and how you perform in our recruitment process.
- Salary is competitive
Your KPMG Experience
At KPMG, your long-term future is every bit as important to us as it is to you. That’s why our aim is to give you experiences that will stay with you for a lifetime. Whether it’s great training and development, mobility opportunities or corporate responsibility volunteering activities – you’ll gain a wealth of experiences on which to build a rewarding career. We’re proud of our culture – it’s one that recognises hard work, encourages new ways of thinking and embraces diversity and inclusion. We have an innovative spirit which inspires what we do and how we do it – striving to be better lies at the heart of who we are.
We’re at our best when you’re at your best; that’s why we’ve created ‘Our Deal’ and ‘The Academy’. They’re our way of recognising and rewarding our colleagues for giving their best at work. Through ‘The Academy’, you’ll have access to communities which will support and develop you so that you build your skills and career. From introducing secondment programmes to preferential banking, and student loan payments to your birthday off, we’re making sure that our people have an amazing experience.
Applying with a Disability
KPMG are proud to be an inclusive, equal opportunity employer and we seek to attract and retain the best people from the widest possible talent pool. As a member of The Employers’ Forum on Disability we’re committed to ensuring that all candidates are treated fairly throughout the Recruitment Process. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss with your recruitment contact any reasonable adjustments to our Recruitment Process that you may require.
KPMG’s commitment to diversity:
KPMG consistently features in the Sunday Times Best Big Companies to work for, which has been recognised with a special achievement award to mark our 10 years in the Top 25. We pride ourselves on being a place where your individuality is valued; you can be yourself and still achieve your potential. We believe that your individuality helps us to deliver the best results to our clients. Diversity of background, diversity of experience, diversity of perspective - that's the KPMG difference. But, don't take our word for it, find out more about diversity at KPMG here.
Policy for Agencies
KPMG has a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CV’s from agencies. Please check here to see our policy on agencies: Policy
Education: Postgraduate degree