Manager- Audit and Assurance Services

Mazars Nigeria is seeking experienced professionals for the following position:

Manager, Audit and Assurance Services

Job Description:

  • Build and maintain strong / productive relationships with audit clients / management
  • Establish expectations of value/ services to be delivered for the client, managing all financial aspects of client engagements
  • Collaborate to plan engagement objectives
  • Develop and implement an audit strategy that complies with professional standards and appropriately addresses risk
  • Challenge the effectiveness of the audit strategy and approach for all engagements
  • Understand the client’s industry and recognize key performance drivers, business trends and industry developments
  • Conducting timely reviews and providing feedback to team members, lead engagement team sessions, participating in recruiting efforts
  • Overseeing engagement economics and managing appropriate resources for efficient engagement models
  • Cooperation in the preparation and implementation of marketing activities in own service line
  • Acquisition and active use of networking skills to maintain client relation and enhance business development activities
  • Participation in meetings with potential clients
  • Support and co-creation of MAZARS company culture, cooperation while achieving group objectives
  • Preparation and presentation of internal training.
  • Achievement of expert level of technical knowledge within tax, accounting, consulting, and advisory specialisation
  • Coordinate the work of several teams within given specialisation
  • Effectively manages the assigned client portfolio
  • Adoption of principles of cross-selling within the firm



Education achieved: University degree and professional qualification (ICAN, ACCA)

Experience: Must be working or must have worked in a consulting / Audit firm with a minimum of 5 years professional experience in external audit of organizations 

Specific knowledge and skills:

  • Very high expertise within specialisation, comprehension of market, or Industry
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office, familiarity with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and local GAAP
  • Socially confident with advanced communication and organizational skills
  • Knowledge in Tax, Consulting and advisory, Control measures
  • Demonstrates understanding of key concepts and principles related to process improvements, project management and change management
  • Dedication to teamwork and excellent leadership skills
  • Detailed understanding of risk-based auditing and risk control strategies
  • Strong business awareness and an ability to identify audit issues arising from commercial transactions
  • Experience with the Big 4 is an added advantage

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