Graduate scheme

KPMG hires talented and ambitious graduates from all degree disciplines to join the firm on our Graduate Programmes. We have opportunities in Tax Consulting and are keen to hear from graduates wishing to join Ireland’s leading professional services firm.

We are seeking ambitious, forward thinking, high-achievers looking for 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

We hire circa 470 graduates each year from all degree disciplines to: become a Chartered Accountant, receive the best training from the award-winning KPMG Business School and work with a team of top professionals advising clients from all industry sectors.

Our 118+ partners and 4,300 people in Ireland want you to achieve the very best in your career. All of our graduates will become business leaders of tomorrow while pursuing the ACA qualification. We have the best professional exam results in the country and we invest €15.6 million per year in our KPMG Business School to offer dedicated support and training.

Our Tax Consulting practice is the largest in Ireland. With over 700 professionals and more than €120 million in revenues, KPMG is Ireland’s biggest, most successful and fastest growing Tax Consulting firm.

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 KPMG Tax Consulting

In KPMG’s Tax Consulting 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 advice spans many areas, such as:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Disposals of assets
  • International transactions (such as the sale, lease-back and the securitisation of aircraft)
  • Maximising tax reliefs on gifts and inheritances
  • Tax reporting obligations

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.

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Training with the KPMG Business School

We recognise that on joining us, one of your main objectives will be achieving your first professional qualification. We take our responsibility to ensure that you excel in your professional exams extremely seriously – our exceptional success rate in the ACA exams is testament to this.

Our exam pass rate is 10% to 20% better than the national average and we consistently have many of our employees placed in the top ten results in the country.

We believe that training is about much more than preparing you for your professional exams; it is about preparing you for a career as a professional business advisor, through on-the-job development and relevant formal training programme.

KPMG is the proud winner of:

  • gradireland Graduate Employer of the year 2023
  • gradireland Best Graduate Training & Development Programme 2022 & 2023
  • gradireland Best Internship Programme of the Year 2021 & 2022
  • gradireland Best Graduate Recruitment Website 2022 & 2023
  • gradireland Best Student Marketing Campaign 2022
  • gradireland Best Innovation in Graduate Recruitment 2022
  • Listed in The Universum Most Attractive Employer for business students in Ireland 2019 – 2023

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