About Mazars

Mazars is an international, integrated and independent organisation, specialising in audit, accounting, tax and advisory services across a range of markets and sectors. With the skills of 17 000 professionals operating in 78 countries, we’re big enough to service international listed clients, yet small enough to help small companies grow and prosper in their own environments. In South Africa, Mazars employs over 1000 staff in 12 offices nationally, located in Bloemfontein, Cape Town, Durban, East London, George, Kathu, Kimberley, Johannesburg, Paarl, Plettenberg Bay, Port Elizabeth and Pretoria. Mazars is also represented in 25 African countries.

Facts & Figures

Industry Financial Services, Professional Services, Public Sector
Number of employees 1000
Number of active countries 25

The Research

Certification is only awarded to the best employers around the world: companies that demonstrate the highest standards of employee offerings. The Top Employers Institute’s research assesses all critical areas of the Human Resources environment, certifying organisations that can demonstrate they are continuously optimising employee conditions and leading the way in the development of their people.

The employee offerings of Mazars

This is a selection of the Employee Offerings that this company offers to (some of) its employees.

Communication Channels

  • Brainstorming sessions
  • Formal sessions (e.g. one-to-one meetings between employee and manager)
  • Works councils
  • Suggestions box/email

Learning and development programs

  • Graduate development programmes/traineeships
  • Internship programmes
  • International exchange programmes
  • Competency-based training programmes
  • Coaching programmes
  • Mentor programmes
  • Peer support programmes
  • Soft skill training programmes (e.g. feedback, time management, communication)
  • On-the-job training
  • Conferences/congresses/seminars (internal/external)
  • Workshops (internal/external)
  • Online training programmes (always available)
  • 180- and/or 360-degree feedback
  • (Peer) coaching
  • Mentor groups
  • Mobile Learning
  • e-Learning (module)
  • Coaching
  • Simulations and learning games
  • Communities of Practice
  • Collaborative Learning Experiences (e.g. Action learning group/Team-based learning)

Compensation and benefits

  • Employee discounts on company services/products
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Meal subsidies/canteen services
  • Loan/Loan Repayment

Flexible Working Conditions

  • Flexi-time working
  • Time off in lieu (TOIL)/Time-for-time
  • Telecommuting/working from home
  • Reduction in company travel
  • Special leave for parents (above legal requirements)
  • Bringing a child to work (in emergency)
  • Onsite nursing/feeding/mothers’ room

Networking Activities

  • Sports events (e.g. sports day)
  • Organising weekly drinks or other social event (by staff association)
  • Flexible workspace at the office
  • Online chat/instant messaging
  • Personal online profile/social media
  • Seasonal social events

Onboarding Activities

  • Pre-Employment package (after contract is signed)
  • Step-by-step On-boarding programme (hard copy or online)
  • Employee handbook that specifies HR policy and regulations (hard copy or online)
  • Meeting with HR to explain procedures
  • Check-in meetings at specific intervals
  • Meeting with manager regarding job role, tasks,expectations
  • A role-specific introductory training programme
  • A buddy is assigned to the new employee
  • A mentor is assigned to the new employee
  • Announcement/introduction by management
  • A tour around the organisation
  • Meeting with CEO/Executive Management
  • (Social) Networking events for new employees
  • Internal social media (network) experience sharing
  • Team lunch/dinner
  • Induction course (covering the organisation’s mission,vision, values)
  • Code of Conduct
  • Safety policies and instructions
  • Follow-up session one year after joining

Career and succession management

  • Training programme
  • Mentoring
  • Coaching
  • Secondment
  • International mobility (expatriation or short-term assignment)

Secondary benefits

  • Laptop
  • Telephone allowance
  • Car/travel allowance
  • On-site parking

Well-being programs

  • Safety programme
  • Time management
  • Health & Safety officer/manager
  • Maintaining salary level above legal requirements
  • Maintaining employee contractual rights above legal requirements
  • Health screening programme
  • Rewards or bonuses for achieving or completing certain health and wellness goals/programmes
  • On-site flu vaccinations
  • Religious and/or spiritual facilities (e.g. prayer room)