KPMG Audit Apprenticeship KPMG LLP

Join us as an Audit apprentice, you’ll work on diverse and complex audit engagements, learning about the components that make a successful business. Using an investigative approach you’ll begin to use new technologies to analyse data and produce quality audit outcomes – all whilst studying towards a valuable professional qualification.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 01 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    This pay rate is above National Minimum Wage

    We offer a competitive salary and a host of great benefits too, including 25 days’ holiday, study leave and a day off on your birthday. What’s more, you can take up to six days of time off to take part in volunteering initiatives.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9am- 5pm depending on business need and office location.

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    5 Years

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    30 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    280 available

What you will do in your working day

KPMG in the UK is part of a global organisation of independent firms that offers Audit, Consulting, Deal Advisory, Tax & Law and Technology services. Through the talent of over 16,000 people, we turn insights into opportunities, making a positive difference for businesses, people and communities.  

Audit is KPMG’s largest practice in the UK, supporting many of the world’s largest organisations and helping to build trust in businesses and the economy. We examine organisations and ensure their published financial statements provide a true and fair view of their financial position. Through this work, we’re also committed to helping to build sustainable organisations from an Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) perspective. We behave ethically, uphold high standards and build trust. 

As an Audit apprentice you’ll focus on:

  • Delivering high quality audits using an investigative approach
  • Learning about the components that make a successful business, and;
  • You’ll begin to use new technologies and tools such as artificial intelligence and predicative analytics to analyse data and produce quality audits outcomes.

All whilst studying towards a valuable professional qualification. 
You'll have the resources and support you need to thrive with us and reach your full potential, learning to handle each audit engagement with confidence. You’ll work as part of a team and may spend time on site at the companies you’re auditing, in virtual or hybrid forms of audit delivery. From the start, you’ll be working on complex projects alongside some of the brightest minds in business and benefit from learning every day. 
The work is challenging and rewarding, especially during busier periods – and throughout the programme you’ll have the support of your senior leaders and the broader Audit community, enabling you to be at your best.    

The training you will be getting

With the KPMG community by your side, you’ll have the support to grow in your own way, gaining learning for a lifetime. You’ll have access to funded, relevant professional qualifications or accreditations and an extensive programme of internal training geared towards your career and personal development.

On this programme, you’ll study towards the AAT Levels 3 qualification. 
Our firm’s hybrid working model balances the flexibility of working from home with the importance of collaborating and learning in offices or at engagement sites. We trust our people to be where the business we work with need them to be, with our colleagues working together in person as often as needed. You’ll be empowered by the technology that supports us to work flexibly and build friendships and shared experiences, innovating, and learning together with your colleagues.  

Please note we recruit on a rolling basis and encourage you to apply as soon as possible. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

You will go on to the Level 4, plus the Level 7 ACA professional qualifications.

You will be supported throughout your career jounrney at KPMG with specific career pathways discussed with your Performance Manager. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Career Motivation, Integrity, Resilience, Innovative, Curiosity


GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade 5) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 5) Essential
A Level or equivalent Any 3 subjects excluding General Studies (Grade 120 UCAS points) Essential

Things to consider

We look at more than just your academic results so if you do not meet all the requirements we would still encourage you to apply, as you will be given the option to provide additional information that enables us to assess your application and potential in the context of your socio-economic background and/or any extenuating circumstances.

About the employer

KPMG in the UK offers Audit, Tax, Legal, Consulting, Deal Advisory, and Technology services. Powered by the talent of more than 16,000 people, we bring creativity, insight, and experience to solve our clients’ and communities’ biggest problems. Our largest practice is Audit, which audits some of the world’s biggest companies and has a relentless focus on audit quality. We help companies solve complex business challenges, grow sustainably and make a meaningful impact on the world around us.




2 Forbury Place

33 Forbury Road




0800 328 5764

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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Assistant accountant

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Employer's Application Instructions

We know how busy you are and how daunting job applications can sometimes seem, so we’ve done our best to make the KPMG application process as straightforward as possible, to enable you to show us your potential. Our application process involves four stages, from application to online assessments and our Launch Pad experience. The Recruitment Team will be on hand to guide you through your next stage so please do contact us with any questions.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 01 Jun 2024