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More employees pass their ACA professional exams with KPMG than any other firm
Already 40% of the top 10 prizes in the final accountancy exams were awarded to KPMG employees this year
Last year we achieved 94% success in the final accountancy exams “FAEs”
91% overall success in the final tax exams which is 34% above the national average
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Our Learning Culture

At KPMG, we invest substantial resources in the professional and personal development of our people to challenge and inspire them. Our vision for learning at KPMG is to enable a Learning Culture which empowers our people to reach their full potential and be extraordinary.

Learning plays a significant role in supporting our people. We have continued to invest in learning technology to improve flexibility and make training more accessible. Innovation and Technology are embedded in our programmes through the delivery of specific topic based sessions which allow individuals work with our business applications with greater speed and efficiency. The KPMG Business School aims to provide you with opportunities to obtain the right balance of knowledge, skills and experience that you need to excel in your role.

The synergy of individuals is critical for our firm. Graduates joining KPMG benefit from our Accelerator Programme, this investment ensures our graduates create connections and personal relationships. The investment in employee learning and development through our Business School has received external recognition from the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development, the Irish Institute of Training & Development and gradireland.

The success of our training investment can be seen in the results achieved by our Associates in their professional exams. We are proud to have the best exam results in the country.

Accelerator Programme

An award-winning programme focused on your development delivering quality content with integrated work experience. The practical nature of our training and the blended learning approach is key to the successful development of our Associates.

What you can expect as an Audit or Deal Advisory Associate:

  • A unique 4-week training programme distributed over your first 8-10 weeks where you will receive technical, professional and leadership skills training, with four weeks of integrated real life client projects
  • A range of technology-based learning options and workshop sessions to supplement our training
  • Comprehensive accounting skills training
  • Professional modules to develop your client skills

What you can expect as a Tax Associate:

A 3-week training programme distributed over your first 8-10 weeks. Your programme will include introductory tax technical training, leadership, business and IT skills with integrated client projects

  • A range of technology-based learning options
  • Comprehensive accounting skills training
  • A strong emphasis on professional development, particularly on areas such as writing skills, time management, personal effectiveness and professional client service
  • A practical tax research project which gives Associates the opportunity to learn from others by collaborating with senior colleagues

What you can expect as a Consulting Associate:

  • A 3-4 week structured training programme. Your programme will include business unit technical training, leadership, business and IT skills with integrated on-the-job training
  • A range of technology-based learning options
  • Comprehensive accounting skills training
  • A strong emphasis on professional development, particularly on areas such as writing skills, time management, personal effectiveness and professional client service
  • Apply the Fact-Based Consulting model to develop effective client solutions and present proposed client solutions applying a structured communications methodology