Roles & Responsibilities
The fundamental role of an auditor is defined as "reporting on whether the annual accounts show 'a true and fair view' of the company's financial activity and position to its shareholders". For you, the best part is that audit is something that affects all businesses. This means you'll have the opportunity to experience business life across a variety of industries. You'll get to meet lots of interesting people and develop skills that are always in demand. Plus, you'll have access to senior business people from all kinds of different sectors.
As an Auditor at KPMG, you will be doing much more than just looking at the company's financial records. You'll be finding out as much as you can about the whole company, the way it works, its products or services, its technology, its competitors and the industry in which it operates.
You will be likely to perform the following tasks during your first year:
Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for students who have or will soon hold a university degree in Commercial Engineering, a major in accountancy is a plus, Commercial Sciences or (Applied) Economic Sciences. But while we believe academic qualifications are an important pointer as to how you might succeed at our firm, these are far from being the only thing you'll be assessed on.
There are several other capabilities we believe you'll need to demonstrate while you're with KPMG. These are: