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Graduate Programme 2018 - Financial Advisory - Deal Advisory (Empowered)

Type: 
Graduate programme
Locations: 
Aberdeen
Sectors: 
Accounting, Tax & Audit, Financial Services, Consulting
Deadline: 
1st December 2017

About the Programme

Deal Advisory is a fast paced area of our Advisory business. Contianually 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.

What are we looking for you to show us? 

During the recruitment process, you will need to demonstrate KPMG's Global Behavioural Capabilities which will give us confidence you’ll be successful in the firm. 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 Global 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.
  • Resilience.

Further information on these behaviours can be found at www.kpmgcareers.co.uk/behaviouralcapabilities

What your job will involve?

Initially joining Corporate Finance, Restructuring or Transaction Services, during the three years you will have the opportunity to apply for a secondment into a different area of the business. A secondment can enhance your commercial understanding and help to broaden your knowledge and network.

Training, support and development towards your professional qualifications

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 & Accreditation (PQA) 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.

What do we look for?

Within our recruitment process, we look for more than just your academic results. This wider perspective helps us ensure that we are giving you the best opportunity to demonstrate your potential. We assess your application against KPMG’s Global Behavioural Capabilities and a number of other metrics to build our confidence in whether you will be a success at KPMG. 

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.

Additional details

  • 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, the chance to move around the business or volunteering opportunities, 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 also 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 secondment programmes and preferential banking to cash towards student loan payments and 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.