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KPMG

Tax Knowledge Centre Graduate Programme

Overview

We are seeking ambitious, forward thinking, high-achievers seeking continued growth and progression. If you are looking for a challenging career and the opportunity to work on interesting projects with the most successful Irish and international organisations, then a career as a graduate in KPMG can help you achieve your ambition. 

About KPMG

KPMG brings together business advisors from many different disciplines – working together to provide our clients with the cutting edge business advice they need for their continued success. Our firm has 80 partners and more than 2,200 employees in offices in Dublin, Cork, Galway and Belfast. We work with clients in all sectors of Irish business providing a range of services. The cornerstones of our business are quality of advice, quality of service and quality of our people.

As the leading business advisory firm, KPMG can offer you the combination of exceptional training, an outstanding list of clients and great colleagues to work with. At KPMG we want you to succeed in developing a career as a successful business adviser in a friendly, challenging and supportive environment and become a business leader of tomorrow.

About the KPMG Tax Practice

In KPMG’s Tax practice, our role is to monitor and anticipate changes to tax legislation, in Ireland and abroad, and to respond quickly with advice tailored to our clients’ commercial requirements. Our strength and depth in tax is unrivalled. We are the market leader advising clients in the Energy, Telecommunications, Financial Services, Property, Manufacturing, Food and Drink, the Knowledge Economy and the Distribution sectors, as well as having a very large Private Client practice.

Our Tax Knowledge Centre lies at the heart of the tax practice. Its role is to support tax teams by ensuring that the latest thinking on tax technical matters is available to everyone in the tax practice, that breaking local and international tax developments are flagged to the tax practice and brought to the attention of our clients and to develop KPMG’s thought leadership across the sectors in which our clients operate including KPMG views on tax policy matters – both domestic and international.

In order to apply tax knowledge to the complexities of commercial transactions, KPMG tax professionals develop deep business skills. Working alongside KPMG professionals you will develop your commercial awareness of the many factors that influence the outcomes of commercial transactions. You will have the opportunity to work with our Tax Consultants and help them to advise our clients how to make the best business decisions in light of Tax change and development. 

The role of the Tax Knowledge Centre is to monitor changes to tax legislation, in Ireland and abroad, and to respond quickly with advice and analysis that is tailored to our clients’ commercial requirements. Almost everything a business does has a taxation implication. At each step of the way businesses need to be advised of their obligations under taxation law.

You will be involved with:

  • Working as part of a small team to support knowledge-sharing initiatives within KPMG’s tax practice. This includes dealing with queries arising from commercial transactions on a day to day basis
  • Analysing Irish and international tax developments as the legislation unfolds and the practical and commercial understanding of their impact for our clients emerges
  • Tracking tax news stories and international tax developments from at home and around the world
  • Writing short summaries of tax developments for publication in an internal newsletter
  • Developing position papers on tax policy matters
  • Fielding queries from KPMG’s international tax network and hosting meetings with international tax teams 
  • Marketing and developing the internal tax website

At KPMG, tax consulting is not an isolated discipline – it is an integral part of every business. Our professionals need to have a wide range of commercial skills. For this reason, if you join our Tax Consulting practice, your first objective will be to achieve the Chartered Accountants Ireland qualification (ACA). On top of that, you will develop skills in taxation by undertaking the Irish Taxation Institute or the Chartered Tax Consultant examinations.

To apply

To join KPMG, please apply via email application. Please send your CV complete with your full academic results from school and college, along with work experience and achievements to date, via the 'apply by email' link.

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Facts and figures

Job/scheme locations: 
Dublin
Closing date: 
Ongoing
Start date: 
Ongoing
Starting salary: 
Competitive
Accepts applications from students / graduates requiring a work permit?: 
Yes
Region: 
County Dublin
Sectors: 
Accountancy and financial management Banking, insurance and financial services Fund management/admin, investment banking Law, legal services and patents Library and information services