Senior Analyst - Strategy & Portfolio

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Finance
  • Business Group:Finance Strategy and Performance
  • Location:Auckland
  • Job Reference:FBC/28182
  • Closing Date:08 Oct 2022


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 some 30 businesses across New Zealand, Australia and the South Pacific. We are enriched by many different languages, customs and lifestyles. 

The Strategy & 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:  Auckland based
Reporting to the General Manager of Strategy & Portfolio, the primary function of this role is to support the execution of the Strategy & 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 & Portfolio initiatives across M&A, portfolio strategy and business-specific opportunities
  • Develop standardised and easy-to-use tools for financial modelling & analytics, collaborating with Group Finance, where appropriate
  • Provide thoughtful market insights (e.g. market size / share and industry trends) across our key segments / sectors of interest
  • Proactively identify value-adding initiatives based on interactions with the business units / divisions and corporate functions
  • Propose ideas for projects relative to business growth, opportunities and business improvements 

About you:
You’ll have at least 3-4 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, and enjoy problem solving & 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 are looking 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.

Next steps:
Applications will be reviewed as they come through and this role will not stay open for long, so don’t hesitate and apply now.  Alternatively, contact Mereula Nacewa, Corporate Talent Acquisition Manager at Fletcher Building for more info on 021 727 166..