Lorraine van Jaarsveldt Partner

Lorraine Van Jaarsveld


 Qualified SAICA Assessor – 2016
 Qualified Chartered Accountant (SA) – 2012
 SAICA articles 2009 - 2011
 Qualifying Examination 2 (IRBA) – 2010 (first time pass)
 Qualifying Examination 1 (SAICA) – 2009 (first time pass)
 Bachelor of Accounting with Honours 2008 – University of Stellenbosch
 Bachelor of Accounting 2007 – University of Stellenbosch
 Matriculated in 2004 with 4 distinctions – Wittedrift High School


  • 2018 - Named Partner at Mazars
  • 2017 – Senior Manager at Mazars
  • 2012 – Audit Manager at Mazars

A good foundation for my career was established during my 3 year articles (2009-2011). I was appointed as Audit Manager in 2012. The position of Audit Manager assisted me in developing important professional skills, but especially important leadership and client relationship skills.
A brief list of my responsibilities as an Audit Manager:
 Compilation of client reports (Annual Financial Statements, Management Reports etc.)
 Managing of audit teams and fieldwork
 Planning of audits, including risk assessment on financial statement and assertion level
 Finalisation of audits and compilation of proposed audit opinions
 Evaluating and identifying inefficiencies in an entity’s internal control system
 Preparation of internal control reports including recommendations for improvements in the internal control system
 Management of individual productivity of staff members
 Management of staff leave
 Preparation and monitoring of audit budgets
 Review of audit files and client reports
 Review of income tax calculations and returns
 Managing job allocations
 Monitoring and reviewing SAICA trainees’ development (Technical skills and Professional skills)
 On the job training, coaching and monitoring of staff
 Maintaining client relationships

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