Will need an add on to accomplish this.
This one comes to mind.
I think it could pull in the manager attribute, then you can use a postfunction on the create issue transition to put it into the field you're using for approvals. Assuming the data comes into Jira as the same format as the username....
You can automate routing of approvals to managers from Azure AD using the Multiplier plugin:
This uses post functions to pull in the manager from AD and insert that into the Approvers field in Jira. See this for more details: https://docs.multiplierhq.com/article/18-how-to-route-jira-service-management-approvals-to-azure-ad-manager
Here's a quick 90 second demo:
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