Mazars appoints Andrew Jones as audit partner
Mazars, the international audit, tax and advisory firm, has appointed Andrew Jones as a partner in its audit team. The appointment further strengthens the firm’s already significant presence in the financial services sector as it pushes its drive for high quality audits and positions itself for forthcoming reforms to the market.
Andrew, a financial services specialist, joins Mazars from KPMG, and will be based in the northern region. He brings over 20 years of experience working with firms of all sizes across a wide range of financial services disciplines, including life and general insurance, investment management, retail banking and mutual entities.
Andrew will be based in Mazars’ Leeds office and will be primarily responsible for supporting the national team as well as building a regional insurance audit capability. He will provide additional capacity at partner level to help deliver on existing work and ensure ongoing audit quality, while leading on new business opportunities.
David Herbinet, head of audit and assurance at Mazars said: “It’s a pleasure to welcome Andrew to Mazars. His expertise will further strengthen our ability to meet client demand in the financial services audit sector as our team continues to grow. At a time when audit reform is driving a significant change in the market, Andrew’s wealth of industry experience will contribute to achieving our quality and growth objectives and ensure we are well placed to navigate what continues to be a challenging time for all businesses.”
Commenting on his appointment, Andrew said: “I have been inspired by the firm’s values and culture which were a key contributor to my decision to join Mazars. I’m looking forward to getting to know the team and contributing to its continuing success.”