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Graduate Audit - Technology Audit Autumn 2020

Job in Manchester, United Kingdom
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Degree level

Bachelor

Job function

Accounting

Required language

English (Fluent)

Work experience

0 to 1 years

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Job description

Technology underpins many of the most influential organisations in the world. It enables the biggest business decisions and connects people around the globe. The opportunities that technology provides are matched only by its potential threats and risks – and this is where we come in.

We work as one team with our Financial Audit colleagues and are responsible for bringing technology specialist skills to the audit. We support the audit in the evaluation of IT systems that underpins an organisation's key financial processes.

Our work gives us exposure to some of the largest global organisations, through to local medium/large sized businesses across all industry sectors, as well as to the breadth of technology used by these organisations (e.g. legacy systems, complex ERPs and emerging technologies). The nature of our work is largely investigative, whereby we look at the processes and controls that an organisation has in place to secure the data transacted through their IT systems.

Our 3 year graduate programme is designed to offer audit work experience, exposure and the support you need to secure a successful career in Technology Audit (Information Risk Management). We will help you to develop your technology, process and data audit skills, commercial acumen and gain a flair for business to enable you to deliver quality outcomes and real results. As a graduate, it provides a solid grounding for understanding IT.

Capability:

Audit

Programme Length:

3 years

Qualifications:

ICAEW Certificate in Finance, Accounting and Business (CFAB)

Entry Requirements:

As a general rule, you’ll be expected to meet the following requirements (*or equivalents)

  • Minimum Grade B GCSE* Maths
  • Minimum Grade B GCSE* English Language
  • Minimum of 300 UCAS* tariff points
  • Minimum 2:1 degree in any discipline

Please note, we only consider a candidate's 'top' 3 A-level grades and do not accept General Studies.

At KPMG, we look at more than just your academic results. We will review your application, together with your performance in our assessments, to ensure that you have the best opportunity to demonstrate your potential. We will be considering your strengths and achievements alongside a number of other metrics, including technical background and/or experience, to ensure that you have the skills to succeed at KPMG.

Key Skills:

Throughout the recruitment process we will be looking to learn more about your strengths.

To be successful on this programme, you will be required to demonstrate the strengths that we look for in our graduates at KPMG.

Learn more about what we look for and how to apply here.

Training and Development:

As a Technology Audit Graduate, your training and development will follow the Graduate Learning Pathway. This is a well- rounded training and development plan, and comprises of technical training, personal development, and career development courses to help you make the most of your programme.

When you join the team, your initial training will be geared towards equipping you with the requisite skills and knowledge to support our teams of IT Audit specialists.

You can expect to gain an in-depth understanding of IT systems, financial processes and controls. You will study for the ICAEW Certificate in Finance, Accounting and Business (CFAB). This qualification provides knowledge and practical skills in three key areas; finance, accounting and business. There are six modules; Accounting, Law, Business and Finance, Principles of Taxation, Management Information plus Assurance. This qualification will support you to understand how a business really works and how to understand the language of finance.

We offer on-the-job coaching and access to wide-ranging online training resources that will help you to manage your time, influence stakeholders, manage finances and lead others.

During your programme you will also have the power to shape your own development by augmenting the Learning Pathway with courses from the KPMG Business School and a variety of online platforms as well as studying towards professional qualifications such as ITIL Foundation, COBiT Foundation, ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), PRINCE2, CISA, TOGAF, Amazon Web Services Architect.

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To succeed in an ever-changing, and increasingly digital business world, today’s graduates need resilience, curiosity and the motivation for continuous improvement and a focus on quality. At KPMG, trainees are rewarded for their contributions with development opportunities and a host of great benefits, including access to preferential banking and cash towards student loan payments.
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