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• Starts Apr 15

Insight First Year Abilities Talent - Tax and Law Insight Edinburgh TBC 2024

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🚀 Insight Week


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  • Candidates must have strong academic qualifications, including 5 GCSEs at A* – C or at 4 – 9, 120 UCAS points, and be on track for a 2:1 undergraduate degree. Additionally, they should demonstrate key skills and strengths consistent with those sought in KPMG graduates.
  • The candidate will participate in a three-day Tax Insight programme to gain insight into a career in Tax, network with KPMG colleagues, and explore career opportunities available. They will have the opportunity to take an assessment and potentially secure a position on a Tax vacation programme leading to a potential graduate offer in 2026.

Insight Week

Accounting & TaxEdinburgh


  • Our Tax experts are doing more than just advising individuals and businesses, they make a meaningful difference to society, by helping to solve some of the biggest challenges facing our country. The scale and breadth of tax implications is so wide-reaching, and at the same time, new regulations mean that this landscape is becoming increasingly complex. Our tax specialists work alongside clients to help them understand the intricacies of tax across the globe – from energy sector companies, to online food businesses, banks and high-net worth individuals. They support clients in complying with relevant regulations so they can operate responsibly, sustainably and ethically.


  • At KPMG, everyone brings a unique perspective, and we want to ensure that you have the best opportunity to demonstrate your potential. We want to discover your individual strengths and attributes to help us to know whether you’ll enjoy working here and how you’ll thrive. That’s why we operate an open access policy and an application process that will assess both your qualifications and your qualities.
  • Generally, you’ll be expected to demonstrate the following grades (*or equivalents), to show that you’re able to successfully study for professional qualifications. If you are a few grades or points short, we would still encourage you to apply, as your application will be reviewed together with your performance in our assessments. You‘ll also have the opportunity to provide additional information for us to assess your application and potential in the context of your socio-economic background and/or any extenuating circumstances, which may have a positive uplift on your academic achievements through contextual recruitment. You can find out more here.
  • 5 GCSEs* at A* – C or at 4 – 9 (inc. English Language and Maths at Grade B or 5), or for Scotland 5 National 5 qualifications at Grades A – C (inc. English Language and Maths at Grade B or equivalent)
  • 120 UCAS points* from your ‘top’ 3 grades, excluding General Studies under the 2017 tariff point system at A Level (300 UCAS points pre-2017) or at Higher/Advanced Higher Level for Scotland.
  • On track to achieve a 2:1 undergraduate degree in any discipline.
  • Key Skills:
  • Throughout the recruitment process we will be looking to learn more about your strengths.
  • To be successful on this programme, you will be required to demonstrate the strengths that we look for in our graduates at KPMG.

Education requirements

2:1 or higher
First Year

Area of Responsibilities

Accounting & Tax


  • This programme is aimed primarily at students who have a disability or long term condition, seeking an insight into a career in Tax. Disability covers a broad range of conditions, both visible and non-visible, including some which people may not automatically regard as disabilities. Some of the conditions covered under this definition include autism spectrum conditions, ADHD, cancer, cerebral palsy, depression, diabetes, dyslexia, dyspraxia, hearing impairments, HIV, IBS, limb loss, lupus, ME, MS, spinal column injury, stroke and visual impairments.
  • It’s the perfect opportunity for you to learn more about our business and develop your professional skills.
  • During your Insight experience, you’ll have the chance to meet people from our Tax teams who make KPMG an inspiring place to work and explore our variety of career opportunities available. Over three days you'll network with our colleagues, learn more about what we do and the meaningful difference we make to businesses and the communities we serve.
  • The programme will be offered to students with a disability or long term health condition who are in their first year of study on a three year programme or in their second year of study on a four year programme. Whilst on the programme, you’ll have the opportunity to take an assessment, and if successful, you could secure a position on one of our 2025 Tax vacation programmes, which may lead to a potential 2026 graduate offer.


Work type

Full time

Work mode


Start date

Apr 15, 2024