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  • Posted: Nov 25, 2020
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    Mazars is an international, integrated and independent organisation, specialising in audit, accounting, tax and advisory services across a range of markets and sectors. In South Africa, Mazars employs over 1000 staff in 12 offices nationally. With the skills of 17 000 staff operating in 78 countries, we’re big enough to service international listed cli...
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    Audit Manager (Financial Services)

    Purpose of the role

    • The purpose of the role will be to perform audit related duties, manage the audit team, provide direction, supervision and review for each audit assignment. Furthermore, to be responsible to ensure overall audit quality standards are met for all engagements. Supporting business development and building client relationships will also be key aspects of the role.


    • Manage resourcing and plotting of staff members on audit engagements
    • Work allocations as required by individual audit assignments
    • Audit assignment budget planning and management
    • Monitoring and evaluation of performance in relation to budget
    • Conduct full audit file reviews and related reports to ensure the relevant files are in compliance with the requirements set out by Mazars Audit Methodology, ISA’s and relevant accounting framework
    • Produce client reports (AFS, Minutes, Certificates, Management letters etc)
    • Propose and finalise audit opinions
    • Performance management of staff members including, continuously providing feedback to staff
    • Provide technical assistance to staff members (where required)
    • Propose billings and manage WIP
    • Approve time-sheets, leave requests etc
    • Maintain and build excellent client relationships
    • Participate in business development efforts including targeting, lead generation, proposals etc.
    • Training, coaching and mentoring of audit staff


    • Qualified CA
    • Minimum 3-5 years relevant audit experience (working on clients within the financial services sector) post completion of articles (non-negotiable)
    • Current experience within Insurance & Asset Management industries (non-negotiable)
    • Working knowledge of applicable Laws & Regulations of JSE Listing requirements will be beneficial
    • Pro-active and solutions driven
    • Team leadership and strong team work skills
    • Ability to mentor and develop talent
    • Adherence to principles and values
    • Writing and reporting skills
    • Information gathering and problem analysis skills
    • Able to demonstrate and exercise sound judgment skills
    • Planning and organisational skills
    • Quality and detail orientation
    • Customer focused
    • Able to work and cope under pressures and deal with setbacks
    • Results driven and able to achieve work goals and objectives
    • Experience with CaseWare

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Mazars on to apply

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