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KPMG is currently seeking an Audit Intern to join our Audit Services team.
Develop an understanding of client-specific risks through review of financial results of the client, relevant external information, current business trends and specific client transactions, primarily for federal government clients
Learn to prepare clear, well-structured and effective audit documentation regarding our understanding of clients processes and technology systems
With appropriate guidance, execute and document testing of client controls and financial statement account balances with clear explanations of procedures and results using appropriate standards and terminology
Support the execution of a high-quality audit through the diligent performance of assigned tasks and professional client and engagement team interactions
Adhere to the Firms Values and Code of Conduct
Must be enrolled in an accredited college or university and pursuing the following degrees/majors: Bachelor of Accountancy, Master of Accountancy, or equivalent program
Pursuing educational requirements for CPA licensure in the principal place of business (the state in which the office is located) for this position (completion of academic credits required prior to starting as an Audit Associate); CPA education requirements are determined by statute and/or rules of the state Boards of Accountancy and vary by state/jurisdiction; alternatively, education requirements to be a CPA can be pursued in an alternative state (rather than the principal place of business) by providing satisfactory documentation to the Firm that your CPA license can be obtained in the principal place of business for this position through reciprocity, based on either a CPA license held or CPA exam passed in the alternative state
Upon completion of this internship, candidates must have additional academic credits to complete before obtaining their degree and/or CPA eligibility requirements
Preferred GPA of 3.0 or above
Coursework or minor in information systems, software engineering, computer science or data and analytics preferred; experience with data analysis tools and techniques such as Alteryx or Power BI preferred
Ability to obtain a U.S. Federal government security clearance within a reasonable period of time, which requires U.S. citizenship
Knowledge of technical accounting and financial reporting standards; knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles
Ability to navigate various computer applications, including MS Office (emphasis on Excel); aptitude to quickly learn KPMG Audit tools and applications used by our clients
Demonstrated quality service mindset; strong communication, time management and relationship-building skills; able to employ sound professional judgment and professional skepticism; flexible and adaptable team player; leadership experience and resourceful in delivering high quality work; ability to demonstrate project management skills is a plus
Must reside within a reasonably commutable distance to the office for this position and be able to travel to reasonably commutable work locations using own means of transportation, such as a personal vehicle or public transportation
Work location may be in the office but will typically be at client sites, some of which may require travel and overnight/extended stay (varies by office); Audit professionals may have the opportunity to work virtually/remotely in the U.S. depending on business needs
Must be authorized to work in the U.S. without the need for employment-based sponsorship now or in the future. KPMG LLP will not sponsor applicants for U.S. work visa status for this opportunity (no sponsorship is available for H-1B, L-1, TN, O-1, E-3, H-1B1, F-1, J-1, OPT, CPT or any other employment-based visa).
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