Graduate scheme

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

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

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.

We are the No.1 professional services firm in Ireland with revenues of €500 million and our clients spanning every industry sector.

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.

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About KPMG Restructuring Practice

Our team of professionals advise organisations, suppliers and borrowers to help identify, evaluate and implement opportunities to restore stability and confidence, unlock and create lasting value and improve operational and financial performance to the benefit of all stakeholders.

You will be working on projects such as:

  • Advising companies in financial difficulty
  • Insolvency appointments
  • Litigation support on contract disputes and claims
  • The provision of investigation services, including fraud, financial misstatements and misconduct
  • Formulating turnaround strategies

Your role as part of our Restructuring & Forensic team will be challenging and rewarding in an ever-changing environment. You will be engaged in a wide range of assignments that will provide exposure to a number of industries.

Extensive training will complement your on-the job experience as you work towards achieving your Chartered Accountants Ireland qualification.

Graduates gain exposure to financial analysis, company legislation, insolvency mechanisms and project management skills while learning to deal with a range of difficult and technical situations.

The experience provides graduates with a broad commercial awareness and an understanding of the challenges facing businesses. By the time you qualify as a Chartered Accountant, you will have a strong foundation for a successful professional career after working within such a dynamic environment.

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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