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Apprenticeships LIVE with KPMG
Want to know more about the exciting KPMG apprenticeships?
Apprenticeships LIVE is a live streamed event that broadcasts to thousands across the country wanting to find out more about apprenticeships and the exciting developments happening within different companies and sectors.
This live event focused on the apprenticeship programme at KPMG. The live broadcast featured some apprentices and a recruiter who shared their stories and provided advice on the application process.
The live chat is open now next to the video player so feel free to leave us a question or comment and we’ll get it forwarded to the team from KPMG.
KPMG is a global network of professional firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. We have 200,000 outstanding professionals working together to deliver value in 154 countries and territories. With a worldwide presence, KPMG continues to build on our successes thanks to clear vision, defined values and, above all, our people.
Our industry focus helps KPMG firms’ professionals develop a rich understanding of clients’ businesses and the insight, skills and resources required to address industry-specific issues and opportunities. The independent member firms of the KPMG network are affiliated with KPMG International Cooperative (“KPMG International”), a Swiss entity. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity and describes itself as such.
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Meet Lizzie, she’s an Assistant Manager in the Student Recruitment team who joined KPMG in 2009.
“I originally joined KPMG in 2009 to look after campus marketing at universities in the Midlands. Since then, I have undertaken various roles within Student Recruitment and I currently manage apprentice recruitment nationwide. I love meeting students throughout our recruitment process and it gives me a great sense of satisfaction each year when our new recruits join us.
KPMG has presented me with so many opportunities, to include travel overseas and also within the UK – I’ve seen many of our offices and met hundreds of our student intake who have progressed through the firm.”
Apprentice, KPMG360° Programme
Meet Alia, she’s an Apprentice on the KPMG360° Programme based in the Manchester office.
“My name is Alia Saddique and I work at KPMG as an Apprentice working towards the ACA and CTA qualifications.
My apprenticeship has given me the opportunity to experience a range of different specialisms within KPMG including Audit, Pensions Advisory and Tax. After gaining invaluable experience across these departments, I have decided to specialise my career in Tax.
I chose the apprenticeship route as I believed it would be beneficial to complete on the job training and receive a nationally recognised qualification.
Outside of my role, I am the youngest school Governor in my district. I really enjoy this role as I can showcase the benefits of apprenticeships to young individuals. As well as this, my role allows me to gain hands-on experience of budget management, communication skills and in particular, how to handle conflict.”
Apprentice, KPMG360° Programme
Meet Josh, he’s an Apprentice on the KPMG360° Programme who’s currently in year two of five having joined straight from college.
“I joined KPMG in October 2017 straight from college and am just starting year 2 of 5.
My first year of my apprenticeship taught me so much, not just about accountancy and the world of business but also personal skills through exposure to clients and internal colleagues as well as participating in KPMG run and participated events. It’s great not having to worry about mounting debt, and instead getting paid to complete my qualifications. The options available to me in my apprenticeship are wide and varied, rotating around the businesses vast range of teams and departments. The best part of my job is definitely the people I meet day to day, constantly expanding my professional network of contacts for the future.”
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Delivering the pharmacy strategy through care conversations with customers and patients providing expert advice throughout
Accountable for professional pharmacy legal & ethical decisions in the pharmacy
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Regular reviews of inventory data, ensuring best value and performance requirements.
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Manage delivery of the environmental work packages required across the project lifecycle.
Facilitate acquisition of resources to ensure all environmental deliverables are completed to time, quality and cost.
Provide technical advice to project teams on regulatory compliance and other environmental subjects.
Support discussions with Regulators, and potentially other interested external stakeholders, on environmental matters.
Act as the single point of contact for the project for compiling internal and external environmental approvals/consents/permits.
Support sitewide/programme initiatives as required, for example, input into the annual environmental permit reviews.
Draw on, and share relevant Learning From Experience (LFE).
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Apprenticeships LIVE is a live streamed event that will broadcast to thousands across the country wanting to find out more about apprenticeships and the exciting opportunities available within different companies and organisations.