KPMG International Audit Trainee Interview Questions

Updated Sep 19, 2014
Updated Sep 19, 2014
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Anonymous Interview Candidate in Karāchi (Pakistan)
Anonymous Interview Candidate in Karāchi (Pakistan)
Application Details

I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at KPMG International in September 2014.

Interview Details

Process starts when you apply online at KPMG's website. After you have filled the form, a person will call you from HR for your interview schedule. Some candidates are interviewed by Managers and some by Partners. My interview took place with partner. Those who are interviewed by managers are then interviewed by partners, if they qualify the first interview.

I don't have any experience with managers but partners generally ask questions about yourself.
Examples: Tell me about yourself. Why did you took so many attempts to pass etc.

Interview duration: 5 minutes

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    Audit Trainee Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Islamabad, Islamabad (Pakistan)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Islamabad, Islamabad (Pakistan)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at KPMG International in December 2011.

    Interview Details

    KPMG TH hires trainees two times i a year, this trend my vary depending on the needs of the firm. The first step is to submit an online application, which assesses your qualification, experience, nationality and several other criterias,
    As a second step the candidate is invited in the firm for an aptitude test, the aptitude test consisits of 3 to 4 parts which includes English, Audit, Financial Reporting and IQ based questions, Minimum passing criteria is to achieve at least 55 to 60 % marks.
    As a third step the candidates are called for an interview with the manager, The interview starts in a cosy way like tell me about your self, why do you want to join this firm, what are your future plans. Than a roud starts for technical questions, they basically consist of financial reporting standards and auditing standards.
    If succesful than the candidate is called for an interview with the partner, partner interview can vary they sometimes just ask your background, aims etc, technical questions are rarely asked.
    If a candidate is selected he is informed by a phone call and email.
    The salary is basically a stipend which is fixed by Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan. (ICAP)

    Interview Questions
    • Technical questions regarding IAS 39 are not asked in accordance with the book content they are asked through examples so one should be always careful while answering them.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Fixed salary bands no negotiation
    Accepted Offer
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    Audit Trainee Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Karāchi (Pakistan)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Karāchi (Pakistan)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at KPMG International in October 2010.

    Interview Details

    HR interview followed by interview conducted by Audit Partner. Candidate is tested on both technical knowledge / academic record basis. Confidence factor and communication skills do help a lot. Facial expressions are also given consideration. Current affairs knowledge is also tested.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    What were you able to negotiate? What advice would you give others considering an offer?
    Accepted Offer
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