Audit Senior - Financial Services

Job description

Don’t wait. Act.

Why join us

You don’t join Mazars by coincidence, you choose Mazars: a global school of excellence where you will be challenged to develop and grow. Progression is tied to education, empowering you to match your career to your aspirations both within and outside our firm. We expect your contribution to what Mazars and our clients do next and reward your ingenuity. Come and write the rest of (y)our story with us – you’ll make friends along the way too.

Mazars, the smart choice.

About Mazars

Mazars is an internationally integrated partnership, specialising in audit, accountancy, advisory, tax and Consulting. Operating in over 90 countries and territories around the world, we draw on the expertise of 40,400 professionals – 24,400 in Mazars’ integrated partnership and 16,000 via the Mazars North America Alliance – to assist clients of all sizes at every stage in their development.

The Position

We wish to appoint a Qualified Audit Senior in our Audit & Assurance Financial Services Department. The position will offer you excellent advancement opportunities working with a diverse range of high-profile financial institutions. You will work closely with our international colleagues on cross border assignments and build close working relationships with the senior management team and partners. You will play an active role in the ongoing development of our financial services division.


  • Responsibility for a portfolio of financial services audit clients
  • Work closely with the senior management team in maintaining and developing client relationships
  • Planning of audit assignments, transition from previous auditors and onboarding of new clients, design and implementation of audit strategy, staffing
  • Co-ordination/lead of the execution of the strategy at the audit fieldwork stage ensuring efficient and high-quality delivery of audit services
  • Compliance with the Mazars audit methodology, with appropriate consideration of audit risk issues and accounting technical matters
  • Work to deadlines and within budgets
  • Advising on financial reporting and other technical report matters
  • Involvement in firm / department development and marketing and recruitment initiatives
  • Contribution to learning & development and coaching of other less experienced staff
  • Participation in the delivery of internal training courses

Job requirements

Principal Requirements

  • Qualified accountant with banking audit experience in a Big 4/Top 10 practice environment
  • Experience working on large group assignments
  • Technical proficiency in IFRS
  • Fluent English with excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience of operational supervision of assignments and managing of client relationships
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organisational and project management capabilities
  • Ability to provide guidance and feedback to others

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