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Audit Intern, Federal Practice - Summer 2023

Company: KPMG LLP
Location: Sparks
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Job Description:

Known for being a great place to work and build a career, KPMG provides audit, tax and advisory services for organizations in today's most important industries. Our growth is driven by delivering real results for our clients. It's 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's no wonder we're consistently ranked among the best companies to work for by Fortune Magazine, Consulting Magazine, Working Mother Magazine, Diversity Inc. and others. If you're 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:**

- Develop an understanding of client-specific risks through review of financial results of the client, relevant external information, current business trends and specific client transactions, primarily for federal government clients

- Learn to prepare clear, well-structured and effective 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 with clear explanations of procedures and results using appropriate standards and terminology
- Support the execution of a high-quality audit through the diligent performance of assigned tasks and professional client and engagement team interactions
- Adhere to the Firms Values and Code of Conduct

**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

- Must be pursuing the state-specific education requirements to be a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) 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); CPA education requirements are determined by statute and/or rules of the state Boards of Accountancy and vary by state/jurisdiction; alternatively, education requirements to be a CPA can be pursued in an alternative state (rather than the principal place of business) by providing satisfactory documentation to the Firm that your CPA license can be obtained in the principal place of business for this position through reciprocity, based on either a CPA license held or CPA exam passed in the alternative state
- 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
- Coursework or minor in information systems, software engineering, computer science or data and analytics preferred; experience with data analysis tools and techniques such as Alteryx or Power BI preferred
- Ability to obtain a U.S. Federal government security clearance within a reasonable period of time, which requires U.S. citizenship
- 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 and resourceful in delivering high quality work; ability to demonstrate project management skills is a plus
- Work location may be in the office but will typically be at client sites, some of which may require travel and overnight/extended stay (varies by office); Audit professionals may have the opportunity to work virtually/remotely in the U.S. depending on business needs
- Must be authorized to work in the U.S. without the need for employment-based sponsorship now or in the future. KPMG LLP will not sponsor applicants for U.S. work visa status for this opportunity (no sponsorship is available for H-1B, L-1, TN, O-1, E-3, H-1B1, F-1, J-1, OPT, CPT or any other employment-based visa).

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, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

At KPMG, any partner or employee must be fully vaccinated or test negative for COVID-19 in order to go to any KPMG office, client site or KPMG event. In some circumstances, individuals who are not fully vaccinated may also be required to have a reasonable accommodation to not be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

Keywords: KPMG LLP, Sparks , Audit Intern, Federal Practice - Summer 2023, Accounting, Auditing , Sparks, Nevada

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