Full-time, Summer Intern and Co-op – KPMG – Halifax

  • Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Deadline: September 21, 2020

Job Title Halifax – CPA Opportunities in Audit
Job ID 2020-5458
Location NL_Halifax
Job Description Please note that you are limited to one application during the fall recruitment period as we ask you to think ahead to what office and service line you are most interested in.

 You’ve got big plans. We have opportunities to match, and we’re committed to empowering you to become a better you, no matter what you do.

When you join KPMG you’ll be one of over 207,000 professionals providing audit, tax, advisory and business enablement services across 153 countries.

With the support to do things differently, grow personally and professionally and bring your whole self to work, there’s no limit to the impact you can make. Let’s do this.

You will be given the opportunity to select your preferred office location (Fredericton, Saint John or Moncton), position type (Summer Internship, Co-op or Full Time), and function of interest (Audit, Tax, or Advisory) while completing the application questionnaire.  Please carefully review which specific opportunities are available below before submitting your application, as openings vary by office.

What you will do:

You’ll have the opportunity to work across geographies and industries to take on challenging and groundbreaking projects. From analyzing and assessing business processes to improving client performance, you’ll be building strong relationships with our people and developing professional skills that will help set you up for success.

CPA opportunities are available in our following practice areas:  


In KPMG’s Audit practice our clients look to us to provide industry insight and valuable perspective on business issues. You will be involved in analyzing and assessing clients’ business processes, internal controls, and recommending areas of improvement.

—   Full-time: Fall 2021

—   Co-op: January 2021

—   Summer Intern: May 2021

 What you bring to the role:

You have a strong academic record and are committed to achieving your CPA designation.

You’re a highly motivated student who strives for excellence, innovation and collaboration. You’re passionate about being involved in your local community and university and have a proven ability to achieve personal and professional success while juggling competing priorities and deadlines.

Keys to your success:

§  Strong relationship-building skills that will enable you to easily interact with clients, colleagues, and the wider community.

§  A commitment to continual learning – developing new skills, taking on new responsibilities and broadening your knowledge through research.

§  The ability to provide crucial consultation and analysis for the variety of clients you will serve.

 To apply:

Application deadlines may vary depending on position and school. Please consult with your Career Centre and any specific deadlines they may require you to follow.

All applications are to be submitted directly to KPMG’s website: https://careers.kpmg.ca/students?lang=en-US


All Full-time, Summer Intern and Co-op applications must be received no later than September 22nd, 2020 at 10:59 PM EST.


Our online application system will allow you to include up to five documents without losing your formatting. Applications can be addressed to “Hiring Manager” and should include a cover letter, resume, and an electronic copy of your most recent transcript. If you do not have access to an electronic copy of your transcript, we ask that you attach a screenshot of your grades from your school’s website. For an easy application process, please PDF all documents into one PDF file.


Please apply to the posting for the office you are most interested in. You will be given the opportunity to select your position preference (Summer Intern, Co-op Student, or Full Time Employee), and your function of interest (Audit, Tax, or Advisory) using the pre-screening questions. Please note that not all offices offer all positions and functions. Please speak with your local Campus Recruiter for more information.


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