Recent or Potential Grads: Internal Audit, Risk & Compliance Service Professional

  • Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Deadline: January 31, 2020 at 11:59 pm

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.

We are seeking a recent or soon-to-be graduate to join our Advisory team working in our Risk Consulting practice within the Internal Audit, Risk & Compliance Services service line in the Halifax Office. This position is flexible to commence anytime between January 2020 and October 2020.

What you will do:

You’ll have the opportunity to work across geographies and industries to take on challenging and groundbreaking projects while building strong relationships with our people and developing professional skills that will help set you up for success.

Our Internal Audit, Risk & Compliance Services professionals provide a range of assurance and advisory services to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of internal audit functions, enterprise risk management programs, third-party relationships, regulatory compliance, governance and sustainability initiatives. We analyze and assess an organization’s business strategies and related business processes and systems to help management understand and address business objectives, requirements, risks, controls, and improvement opportunities. Our professionals bring both deep technical and industry experience, allowing clients to strengthen their key governance, risk management and compliance efforts while optimizing business performance.

As a Consultant in KPMG’s Risk Consulting practice, you will focus on fundamental business issues that organizations across various industries should address in order to help them flourish. You will work in a project team environment, leveraging your strong collaboration, interpersonal skills and dedication to providing client service excellence.

Role and Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be involved in the delivery of client services, including: Assisting organizations with the establishment of internal audit functions, development of risk assessments and internal audit plans

    • Assisting organizations with the establishment of internal audit functions, development of risk assessments and internal audit plans
    • Supporting organizations with the development, implementation, and execution of internal audit plans and projects in an outsourcing or co-sourcing arrangement
    • Assisting organizations with the delivery of specialized internal audit, internal control and regulatory compliance projects
    • Participating in the delivery of internal audit, risk and compliance (financial and operational) related engagement presentations and deliverables to clients
    • Contributing in the development of client engagement plans, deliverables and expectations
    • Simultaneously delivering multiple client engagements of varying size, scope and complexity
    • Completing industry and audit specific research

What you bring to the role:

You have demonstrated academic excellence, strong all-around capabilities and excel in a dynamic and fluid environment. You have an outstanding academic record from your undergraduate degree or graduate program. You are passionate about being involved in your local community and university. You have the ability to handle a broad range of projects with competing priorities and deadlines under pressure. You have exceptional oral and written communication skills. You have a strong sense of personal accountability, and are focused on achieving your personal and career goals. Though not required, you may be considering pursuing further education and designations (e.g. CPA, CIA, CISA, CRMA, PMP etc.).

Keys to your success:

    • Strong relationship-building skills to interact with clients, colleagues and the wider community
    • Being driven to continuously learn from experiences and seek out feedback and development opportunities
    • Ability to provide crucial consultation and analysis for the variety of clients you will serve
    •  Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
    • Ability to multi-task, learn and succeed in a fast-paced environment
    • Strong analytical skills and an attention to detail
    • Flexible in your style and willing to learn new ways, methods and approaches
    • Highly adaptive and flexible
    • Willingness to travel

To apply:

Please apply directly to KPMG at

All applications must be received no later than January 31st at 11:59 PM EST.

Our online application system will allow you to include up to five documents without losing your formatting. Applications can be addressed to Risk Consulting 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. In the application questionnaire, you’ll be able to indicate your preference for position type and office location. For an easy application process, please PDF all documents into one PDF file.

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