Project Accountant

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Finance
  • Business Group:Building Products Divisional Support
  • Location:Taupo
  • Job Reference:BPS/31091
  • Closing Date:31 Mar 2023


Fletcher Wood Products (FWP) is a newly established business within the Building Products division of Fletcher Building.  The business represents our re-entry into the wood sector which is supported by strong macro trends and contributes to NZ’s goal of a low-carbon circular economy.

FWP encompasses sawmilling assets in Waipapa which produces a range of sawn timber products, including industrial and structural grades, a renewable fuels business and a new wood panel production plant in Taupo.  The new plant will utilise innovative technology to produce cost competitive, high-quality products that have diverse applications in furniture, joinery and the broader construction sector. 

Based in Taupo, the newly created position of Project Finance Manager will oversee the financial management and compliance function of the wood panel production plant project. Focus will be on providing support and partnering with the Project Director, cost control/management, financial oversight for supplier contracts, purchase order management, maintenance of budgets as well as updating project cost tracking and forecasts.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience we are looking for include:
  • Bachelor Business/Commerce in Accounting
  • At least 5 years’ experience in financial management.
  • Demonstrated financial and operational management experience.
  • Demonstrated project management experience.
  • A sound knowledge of Excel and financial modelling, as well as PowerPoint, is essential.
  • Demonstrated business and analytical skills.
  • Proven experience in managing relationships and developing and maintaining personal credibility with stakeholders.

An excellent salary package is on offer and as part of the Fletcher Building Group, you will have access to a wide range of employee benefits including paid parental leave, education grants, access to the Fletcher Building Share scheme and a vast array of discounts at leading retailers.

Sound like you? Apply now via the link below or email for further information.

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