KPMG’s Ace the Case Program
Local. National. Global.
KPMG’s Ace the Case Program starts with a 2-day case writing workshop held in each of our national KPMG offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto and Montréal. Ace the Case is designed to teach you valuable tools such as how to plan, write and debrief a case, which will help you succeed at school, in competitions, and even later in your professional career.
The competition will have three levels and the first will be a regional competition. The top team from each session of Ace the Case will move on to compete against each other in the National finals. The winning team at the National finals will be given the honour of representing Canada at the KPMG International Business Case Competition in Hong Kong from April 18th to 20th, 2012.
Aside from being helpful to anyone in business, case-writing skills are even more important for aspiring CAs as they are crucial to success on the UFE—the toughest part of the CA process.
Whether you’re already a skilled case writer, or have never written a case before, attending Ace the Case will give you the opportunity to see first hand what a winning UFE preparation course is like, and meet a leading UFE preparation professional: Bruce Densmore of Densmore Consulting Services Inc. Bruce has helped thousands of successful UFE candidates from KPMG pass the final hurdle in one of the world’s toughest professional examinations.
Ace the Case also provides a great opportunity to mix and mingle with some of our amazing KPMG people and learn what makes us one of the leading professional services firms.
Come learn more about Ace the Case at our on-campus Info Session!
Date: January 10th, 2012 Time: 12:45pm Location: HA 492 RSVP: On COOL
Ace the Case in Vancouver
Date: February 10th and 11th, 2012 Location: KPMG’s Vancouver office
777 Dunsmuir Street – Suite 900
Who Should Apply
This program is designed for individuals in their first, second or third year, and have an interest in beginning their career in public accounting.
Responsibilities and Qualifications
We are looking for individuals with a wide ranging and diverse skill set who can bring that experience to the table and which will lead to success at Ace the Case. We are looking for individuals who have:
a strong academic record
a sound understanding and/or experience with business issues and the business
excellent problem-solving skills to help identify issues and generate answers
relationship-building skills that help them interact in the team environment of Ace the Case.
About KPMG LLP (Canada)
KPMG LLP, an Audit, Tax and Advisory firm (kpmg.ca) and a Canadian limited liability partnership established under the laws of Ontario, is the Canadian member firm of KPMG International Cooperative (“KPMG International”). KPMG member firms around the world have 138,000 professionals, in 150 countries.
The independent member firms of the KPMG network are affiliated with KPMG International, a Swiss entity. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity, and describes itself as such.
Our culture allows high performers to shine. At the heart of our motivated and productive team are people who come from all walks of life and from a diverse range of academic and professional backgrounds. We provide our people with an enriching environment and the tools that enable them to develop as dynamic professionals.
Application Deadline: All applications must be received no later than January 18th, 2012 at 8:59pm PST.
Please submit your application to KPMG by visiting www.kpmg.ca/acethecase and following the directions from there.
Our on-line application system will allow you to include up to five documents of 5 MB for each attachment without losing your formatting. Applications can be addressed to Roopa Davé, Manager, Talent Attraction, and should include the following: Resume, Cover letter and Unofficial Transcripts from all post-secondary institutions you have attended. If you do not have access to an electronic copy of your transcript, we ask that you provide a summary of your marks where indicated.
If you experience any difficulties with the on-line system, please contact Jasmine Cumberland at firstname.lastname@example.org.