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GTA Office - CPA Opportunities in Audit, Tax & Advisory (Co-op)

Toronto, Ontario

Please note that you are limited to one application during the fall recruitment period as we ask you to think ahead to what office you are interested in and what type of position you would like to pursue.

You will be given the opportunity to select your position preference (Co-op student), and your function of interest (Audit, Tax, or Advisory) using the pre-screening questions.

All opportunities available in our GTA office locations are listed below.

Please speak with a member of the GTA campus team for more information.

Overview of the opportunity:

Working at KPMG allows you to gain valuable on-the-job experience while building your professional network and business acumen. Being part of the KPMG Global member firm of 155 countries and 174,000 professionals, you'll be part of a high performing team and have access to ongoing professional development and mentorship at every level. You will work with national and global organizations, adding value and gaining valuable on-the-job experience. At KPMG, we'll provide you with the support to drive your own career and discover the countless opportunities available.

What you will do:

The wide range of businesses and projects we work on means that our people have huge variety in their roles. Client visits are an important part of most roles, so you'll be moving from environment to environment and experiencing a broad range of different industries, locations, and businesses. This variation in the role means there is no set pattern for the types of work you will be doing on a day-to-day basis.

CPA Co-op opportunities are available in our following practice areas:


In KPMG's Audit practice our clients look to us to provide industry insight and valuable perspective on business issues. You will be involved in analyzing and assessing clients' business processes, internal controls, and recommending areas of improvement. Learn more at


In KPMG's Tax practice, your skills, tact and knowledge can make a difference to your client's business strategy and ultimately, their bottom line. You'll work with clients to identify tax-planning opportunities and meet their tax compliance requirements. Learn more at


In KPMG's Advisory practice, you will be part of a multi-disciplinary team, equipped with deep sector knowledge, and use superior analytic tools. You will work directly with your clients to help them improve business performance, leverage IT investments, protect financial assets, manage risk, and boost market confidence. Learn more at

Co-op positions are available in the following Advisory service lines:

Risk Consulting

  • Financial Risk Management

Deal Advisory

  • Valuations
  • Corporate Finance

What you bring to the role:

You are highly motivated and enthusiastic to take on a variety of challenges and opportunities. You have a strong academic record and are committed to achieving your CPA designation. You are passionate about being involved in your local community and university. You have a proven track record of successfully dealing with competing priorities and deadlines under pressure. You have a strong sense of personal accountability, and are focused on achieving your personal and career goals.

Keys to your success:

  • Strong relationship-building skills to interact with clients, colleagues, and the wider community.
  • Being driven to continuously learn from experiences and seek out feedback and development opportunities.
  • Ability to provide crucial consultation and analysis for the variety of clients you will serve.

To apply:

Please apply directly to KPMG at

All applications deadlines are indicated below by school.

Thursday, September 8th, 2016 by 11:59 PM EST

  • Ryerson University
  • University of Toronto - Scarborough
  • Other Universities not indicated in this posting

Thursday, September 15th, 2016 by 11:59 PM EST

  • Brock University
  • Dalhousie University

Monday, September 26th, 2016 by 11:59 PM EST

  • University of Toronto - MMPA

Monday, October 3rd, 2016 by 11:59 PM EST

  • University of Waterloo (Please apply directly through Jobmine.)

Thursday, October 13th, 2016 by 11:59 PM EST

  • Wilfrid Laurier University

Our online application system will allow you to include up to five documents without losing your formatting. Applications can be addressed to Hiring Manager and should include a cover letter, resume, and an electronic copy of your most recent transcript. If you do not have access to an electronic copy of your transcript, we ask that you attach a screenshot of your grades from your school's website.

If you experience any difficulties with the online system, please contact

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