Strong demand for our services have created 800 job opportunities in Dublin, Belfast, Cork and Galway as headcount growth is driven by increased client needs in all areas including technology and digital related expertise.
400 of the new positions will be filled by experienced professionals with a wide range of expertise and skills while 400 graduate opportunities will be available across all disciplines including audit & assurance, tax consulting, deal advisory and consulting.
Speaking at the announcement, KPMG Managing Partner Seamus Hand said, “The challenges of rapid technological change and greater regulation are among the key drivers for success in Irish business. This is reflected in the increased demand for our services and the roles we are looking to fill.”
Seamus continued, “Increased focus on technology including areas such as cybersecurity, digital, and data analytics, is resulting in strong growth in these services, as well as continued demand for our expertise in the audit, tax and advisory areas.”
The challenges of rapid technological change and greater regulation are among the key drivers for success in Irish business. This is reflected in the increased demand for our services and the roles we are looking to fill.
Commenting on the impact of climate change on Irish business and the services they require, Seamus said, “As a result of the increased focus on climate change, we’re investing to build on our existing expertise and capabilities to help our clients assess and implement their own sustainability and decarbonisation strategies. This is good news for those seeking work in KPMG as we expand the range of career opportunities available to both graduates and experienced professionals.”
In addition to technology, sustainability and decarbonisation related skills, the firm is also hiring for other parts of the business include Tax Consulting, Corporate Finance, Transaction Services, Regulatory Advisory, Consulting, Restructuring and Forensics.
Reflecting the ever-broadening range of services provided by the firm, Seamus said, “With a team of over 3,400, KPMG has more a more diverse range of skills and experience across our teams than ever before - driven by the scale of growth and pace of change across many sectors of the Irish economy.”
KPMG is Ireland’s single largest professional services firm and has experienced sustained revenue and employment growth for several consecutive years. Revenues for 2018 were €414m, and headcount has increased by 70% from 2,000 in 2014 to over 3,400 at the start of 2020.
Commenting on KPMG’s plans to hire 400 graduates, Seamus Hand said, “Talented and ambitious graduates have more choice than ever before. We’re basing our appeal to graduates on the opportunity to work with a diverse range of clients, across a wide spectrum of disciplines spanning technology and digital transformation, international tax and deal advisory to name just some of the opportunities.”