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Audit Intern, Japanese Practice | Multiple Locations Winter 2025

Chicago, IL; New York, NY

112538

Career Level Requirement

Early Career

If you are currently pursuing college coursework or have completed a bachelor’s degree or higher in the past 12 months.

KPMG recruits on a rolling basis. Candidates are considered as they apply, until the opportunity is filled. Candidates are encouraged to apply expeditiously to one role for which they are qualified, that is of the greatest interest. Give serious thought to your location preference. We strongly recommend applying to the location where you want to build your life and career long-term.

Start Season & Year: Winter 2025

Earliest Graduation Date: May 2025

Latest Graduation Date: Sep 2026

Known for being a great place to work and build a career, KPMG provides audit, tax and advisory services for organizations in todays most important industries. Our growth is driven by delivering real results for our clients. It has also enabled by our culture, which encourages individual development, embraces an inclusive environment, rewards innovative excellence and supports our communities. With qualities like those, it is no wonder we are consistently ranked among the best companies to work for by Fortune Magazine, Consulting Magazine, Seramount, Fair360 and others. If you are as passionate about your future as we are, join our team.


KPMG is currently seeking an Audit Intern to join our Audit Services team.

Responsibilities:

  • Work as part of a team to play an integral role in conducting financial statement audits and serve the capital markets by helping ensure accuracy and reliability of client financial information while upholding the principles of objectivity and independence; contribute to the overall effectiveness of our clients operations while maintaining the highest standards of our professional integrity; develop an understanding of client-specific risks through review of financial results, relevant external information, current business trends and client transactions, primarily for Japanese clients or non-Japanese companies that need strategic assistance in Japan
  • Learn to prepare clear and well-structured 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 using appropriate standards and terminology
  • Support the execution of a high-quality audit through the performance of assigned tasks and professional client and engagement team interactions
  • Support the use of Data and Analytics (D&A) in the audit, including data extraction and analysis; utilize a range of technologies and data analysis tools to execute substantive audit procedures, including artificial intelligence (AI), Excel, Alteryx, SQL, Python and Power BI; assist in the preparation of the related documentation

Qualifications:

  • 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)
  • 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
  • Bilingual in English and Japanese with ability to use both Japanese and English language skills in a business environment
  • Coursework or minor in information systems, software engineering, computer science or data and analytics preferred; experience with data analysis tools such as Alteryx or Power BI preferred
  • 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; 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
  • Audit professionals are expected to work in-person at a KPMG office or client site on an average of three days per week; some client site locations may require travel and overnight/extended stay (varies by office)

KPMG complies with all local/state regulations regarding displaying salary ranges. If required, the ranges displayed below or via the URL below are specifically for those potential hires who will work in the location(s) listed. Any offered salary is determined based on relevant factors such as applicant's skills, job responsibilities, prior relevant experience, certain degrees and certifications and market considerations. In addition, the firm is proud to offer a comprehensive, competitive benefits package, with options designed to help you make the best decisions for yourself, your family, and your lifestyle. Available benefits are based on eligibility. Our Total Rewards package includes a variety of medical and dental plans, vision coverage, disability and life insurance, 401(k) plans, and a robust suite of personal well-being benefits to support your mental health. Depending on job classification, standard work hours, and years of service, KPMG provides Personal Time Off per fiscal year. Additionally, each year the firm publishes a calendar of holidays to be observed during the year and provides two firmwide breaks each year where employees will not be required to use Personal Time Off; one is at year end and the other is around the July 4th holiday. Additional details about our benefits can be found towards the bottom of our KPMG US Careers site at “Benefits & How We Work”.


Follow this link to obtain salary ranges by city outside of CA:
https://kpmg.com/us/en/how-we-work/pay-transparency.html/?id=UTAAUDI_8_24

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The attached link contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

KPMG recruits on a rolling basis. Candidates are considered as they apply, until the opportunity is filled. Candidates are encouraged to apply expeditiously to any role(s) for which they are qualified that is also of interest to them. 

KPMG does not currently require partners or employees to be fully vaccinated or test negative for COVID-19 in order to go to KPMG offices, client sites or KPMG events, except when mandated by federal, state or local law.  In some circumstances, clients also may require proof of vaccination or testing (e.g., to go to the client site).

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KPMG recruits on a rolling basis. Candidates are considered as they apply, until the opportunity is filled. Candidates are encouraged to apply expeditiously to one role for which they are qualified, that is of the greatest interest. You won't be able to interview for multiple positions simultaneously. If you're unsure about what to pursue, take the time to research our practice areas.

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