Senior Analyst - Strategy & Portfolio

  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Finance
  • Business Group:Corporate Finance
  • Location:Auckland
  • Job Reference:S&P/CORP
  • Closing Date:29 Feb 2020


About us:
The Fletcher Building family is a community made up of people who use all their experience, skills and individuality to do amazing work. We are listed on both the NZX and ASX and have over 34 businesses across New Zealand, Australia and the South Pacific. We are enriched by many different languages, customs and lifestyles.

The Strategy and Portfolio team acts as a centre of excellence within Group Finance & Performance to provide high quality insights, guidance and advice on key strategic initiatives across the Group. The team works closely with our businesses and its people, and we are committed to investing in talent and enablers to deliver outstanding results in performance.

The opportunity:
Reporting to the Head of Mergers & Acquisitions, the primary function of this role is to support the execution of the Strategy and Portfolio team’s core areas of focus. This will involve conducting both quantitative and qualitative analyses, building financial/economic models, as well as reporting on specific issues and opportunities confronting the business.

The main priorities are enabling delivery to:
• Support Strategy and Portfolio initiatives including M&A, major investment proposals, portfolio strategy and business specific projects
• Develop standardised and easy to use tools for financial modelling and analytics; collaborate with Group Finance
• Provide market insights, i.e. market size/share and industry trends
• Proactively identify value-adding initiatives based on interactions with business units and corporate functions
• Propose ideas for projects relative to business growth, opportunities and business improvements.

About you:
You’ll have at least 2-3 years of experience in a top-tier Investment Banking or Management Consulting firm, or Corporate Finance experience from a Big 4 accounting firm or reputable Corporate Finance advisory house. You’ll have extensive financial modelling and data management skills. You’ll possess a strong understanding of financial and accounting methodologies.

You’ll be commercially savvy, enjoy problem solving and analysing the financial performance of businesses. You will have business valuation experience via a variety of methodologies and would have exposure to M&A processes.

Excellent interpersonal skills including strategic partnering, influencing, negotiation, verbal and written communication skills are important qualities we will look for. You’ll be collaborative in your approach, able to prioritise tasks and be highly motivated.

Along with your demonstrated ability to deliver key projects within complex business environments, you’ll be passionate about ensuring what you deliver helps the business achieve its objectives. Whilst not essential, you may be driving towards a CFA or CA qualification. 

This is an excellent opportunity to take full ownership and deliver ambitious yet practical outcomes for the business. In return, we offer a flexible working environment, great benefits and an attractive remuneration package for the right individual.

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