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Senior Audit Manager Mazars Belgium

Career level
Senior (5-10 years), Executive (>10 years)
Employment type
Full time
This job can be done remotely
Spoken languages
English - Advanced
Number of vacancies
1

Mazars Belgium seeks to appoint, ideally internally, a Senior Audit Manager who will mainly take the responsibility of a newly acquired mandate, the audit of UCB, a listed international pharmaceutical company with a turnover of 5bn€ in 35+ countries. The ideal candidate will lead a team of 10 and coordinate this audit at a global level. 

Job responsibilities

  • Coaching and supervision of and technical assistance to junior members of the audit team, including project-based performance assessments.
  • Understanding risks and monitoring processes of our clients.
  • Mapping of business and audit risks within the audit universe and consequential construction of relevant audit strategy.
  • Appraisal and benchmarking of management assumptions and estimates in light of their relevance, adequacy and compliance with applicable regulations.
  • Understanding of the design and efficiency of the financial administration of entities and identification of control measures put in place, related to all financial systems and flows.
  • Assessment of the adequacy of the design of the organisation structure in light of audit assertions and segregation of duties.
  • Advanced financial analysis – historical and predictive – considering budgets and operational data, including key performance indicators.
  • Process mining and advanced data analysis and mining related to accounts, registries and portfolio.
  • Analysis of compliance with regulatory environment – IFRSs/BGAAP, Economic Law, Company Law, …
  • Contribution to advisory projects in function of capacities and particular interests.
  • Developing service proposals and initiating contacts with potential and existing clients.
  • Execution of ad-hoc assurance and other related jobs.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Master or Bachelor degree in Business, (Commercial) Engineering, (Applied) Economic Sciences, Mathematics, Law….
  • Proven experience in an audit environment, ideally in a major audit firm.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Speaks and writes fluent English, Dutch or French would be a plus.
  • Expertise in financial analysis.
  • Can explain complex concepts in a simple and understandable way to junior members of the team.
  • Expertise in applicable regulations in audit.
  • Can quickly get up to speed with Microsoft and other relevant programms.

COMPETENCES NEEDED

  • Team Spirit: Engages constructively with teams, puts forward ideas and solicits guidance.
  • Leadership: Coaches teams and shares knowledge and expertise.
  • Building Client Relationships: Communicates with clients and develops a relationship of confidence and trust.
  • Business Development: Contributes to Business Development initiatives. Interacts with Mazars activities and services outside his/her town.
  • Technical Excellence: Masters technical knowledge according to assignment, seeks other expertise when necessary.
  • Managing for Results: Managing assignments, planning and designing attractive reports.

 

This will be a local contract in Belgium based in either Brussels, Ghent or Antwerp.

 

Mazars in Belgium is composed of 200 staff working in 6 offices (mainly Brussels, Ghent, Antwerp and 3 smaller offices), led by 13 partners and present in our main service-lines, with a particular focus on audit and tax.