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When you join KPMG Ireland, you are joining a community of over 4,200 employees who collectively work together, both in person and virtually, to achieve their full potential.

We are known as an organisation who want you to come as you are and do work that truly matters. Joining KPMG Ireland is an opportunity to enhance your career, not only in the work that you enjoy doing, but equally through the global connections that you make, the lifelong learning that you can accomplish and the chance to make your mark.

The Role

Are you our next Analyst - Electronic Engineering Graduate Programme 2024

Location: Dublin, as part of our hybrid working model.

Grade: Analyst

Contract type: 12 month fixed term contract with a view to a permanent role.

Our R&D incentives practice are seeking a highly motivated and skilled Electronics Engineering Graduate to join our team as a technical analyst/ consultant. You will work closely with many different companies within Ireland’s exciting technology landscape using your technical and scientific expertise to identify eligible R&D activities for the R&D tax credits and RD&I grants. In this role, you will be responsible for helping our clients to document their activities for these incentives.

A snapshot of your peer group:

  • Honours degree (2:1 or higher) in a scientific or technical field, such as Electronic Engineering, or Electrical Engineering
  • Some experience of working in a scientific or technical role
  • Some experience of technical writing
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Your responsibilities and achievements will evolve as you enhance your career with us. Here is what you can initially expect:

  • Work with clients to understand their technology, products, and processes to identify R&D incentive opportunities
  • Participate in and conduct technical interviews with our clients engineers/ technologists to identify and document eligible R&D activities and expenditures
  • Review and prepare technical documents to support R&D incentives claims
  • Provide technical and scientific support to clients and during Revenue R&D tax credit audits
  • Learn the details of how the various R&D incentives regimes operate, the concepts involved and apply this knowledge in your day to day work.
  • Stay up-to-date on scientific and technological developments in software industry
  • Understand, analyse and communicate complex technical and scientific concepts to clients and tax teams in a clear and concise manner

Your team:

  • You will be joining a team of 35 people. Our team is comprised of people with a variety of backgrounds such as science, engineering, computer science, tax and finance. We work together to use our multidisciplinary skills to achieve the best for our clients.
  • Since 2004 our R&D incentives practice has been a market leader in this specialist area.
  • We work with multinational and indigenous companies in the electronics, life sciences, ICT, Manufacturing sectors (including those involved in the design and development of chip-based technology) and assist them to claim Research and development incentives (mainly the R&D tax credit) for their investment in R&D activities in Ireland.
  • The R&D tax credit scheme is designed to incentivise companies based in Ireland to develop or enhance new products or processes.
  • Our team is expanding. Don't miss this opportunity to join our team of tax professionals, engineers and technologists as an R&D Incentives team member.

Here’s how KPMG can benefit more than just your career:

All of our employees are given a benefits package which they can tailor to suit their individual preferences. Our range of benefits include:

  • Flexible Friday initiative with 3pm finish in June, July and August
  • 3pm finish each Friday before bank holiday weekends
  • Working on a hybrid and flexible basis, splitting your time between home, office and client sites, with flexible start and finish times
  • 23 holidays per year with the option to purchase up to 7 additional days
  • Personalised support with our one-to-one buddy system
  • Opportunity to travel overseas through our Global Opportunities Programme
  • Employee discount scheme and corporate offers e.g. gym membership
  • Wellbeing initiatives including yoga, meditation and cook-alongs • Regular seminars on wellness-related topics e.g. exercise, diet, mental health
  • Free KPMG digital doctor service
  • Opportunity to engage in volunteering activities which allow you to make a real difference to communities and individuals through our Corporate Citizenship Programme

Career progression

When you join KPMG, your performance manager will support you to ensure that you are enhancing your skills from day one. You will also receive continuous support from our award-winning Business School where you will be continuously encouraged to deepen your knowledge and expertise within your chosen career path.

In addition to this, we are the only one of the Big Four firms to announce promotions four times per year, giving you frequent opportunities for progression throughout your career with us.

Inclusion & Diversity

Inclusion, diversity and equity are part of who we are at KPMG. We embrace diversity of background, experience, and perspective and we’re committed to inclusion and equity at every level. At KPMG, we want to attract and retain the best talent. We recognise the strength that comes from having a diverse workforce and building a culture where we support all our people to achieve their potential. Visit to learn more.

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