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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Graduate Recruitment

Graduate Recruitment

Frequently Asked Questions

What if I have not graduated yet but I am in my final year or have not received my final results?

Candidates in their final year or have completed but not received their final results are eligible to apply. You will be required to provide copies of your Secondary Certificate and University results for the level reached.

What if I don’t have a business based degree?

We welcome graduates from all disciplines who have a minimum of Upper Second Class honours with a GPA of 3.0 and above.

What if I don’t have a professional qualification?

Candidates are not required to possess a professional qualification to be eligible for the Graduate Recruitment Programme. Upon joining the firm, the candidates will be supported to gain their professional qualification where required. Professional qualifications are however an added advantage and should be indicated at application level.

How do I apply for the Graduate Recruitment Programme?

To ensure that every candidate is treated fairly and consistently, we only accept online applications which should be posted through our website on our careers page under Graduate Recruitment.

What if I miss the application deadline?

Unfortunately, we will not accept any applications posted after the deadline date.

What if I don’t reside in Nairobi?

Application for the Graduate Recruitment Programme will be carried out on-line to accommodate prospective candidates residing out of Nairobi

What are your entry requirements?

Our graduate programme requires a history of strong academic attainment and a bachelor’s degree. One must have scored a minimum of B in KCSE with B in English and Math for the Kenyan system or the equivalent score for other curriculums.

I’ve already graduated. Can I still apply for a graduate position?

Yes, but only if you have not graduated more than twelve months from the month preceding the actual graduate hires start date.

Can I apply if I have not graduated yet?

Yes, as long as you plan to graduate in 2018.

What do you look for in a graduate?

Our standards are high but we're interested in the person, not just an academic record. We're looking for well-rounded applicants – people who are team players, progressive thinkers and can communicate their ideas with passion. People who are keen on learning, who want to be leaders in their profession and who want to make a difference. Above all, Character is very critical for our staff.

How do I apply?

All applications must be received online via our online application link which you can find on our website. Applications for our 2018 Graduate roles closed on 20 April 2018. Keep an eye on our website and Facebook page for updates.

Do I need to have work experience to apply?

No, however, we ask that you include all prior work experience on your application form including casual or part-time positions held.

How will a Graduate role at KPMG benefit me?

Our structured Graduate Programme provides a fun, open culture where you can bring your great ideas to life. You’ll be an important part of the team from day one, working face-to-face with world class clients on jobs that are relevant to your interests. You shall also enjoy a supportive environment where leaders are accessible and everyone is invested in your training and growth. Our graduates get their hands on real work and projects from early on in the program, working alongside other great minds and clients which means you have a real impact on businesses and their objectives soon after your first day! KPMG also offers you the chance to develop through your professional career with ongoing study and training. We are a global firm so there are plenty of career opportunities across the globe as well.