KPMG to create 200 new permanent roles, plus 300 grad jobs, in Ireland

8 Sep 2016780 Views

It has emerged that professional services firm KPMG is to create 200 new jobs over the next 12 months, and it will also recruit 300 graduates.

KPMG has offices in Dublin, Belfast, Cork and Galway and provides services in a range of fields, from accounting to auditing and transaction services to technology consulting and more.

The company has grown its Irish workforce to more than 2,500 people in the last two years.

According to The Irish Times, the company is targeting professionals at home and abroad to fill the positions.

As well as the 200 permanent roles, hiring the 300 graduate positions makes KPMG the largest private recruiter of new graduates in the country.

Globally, KPMG operates in 155 countries and employs more than 174,000 people worldwide.

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