New Zealand Distribution is the trade and retail arm of Fletcher Building, represented in the market by the PlaceMakers, Mico, Snappy and Forman brands. The division distributes the full range of building and plumping supplies to commercial trade and retail customers through our 3,000 people working across 130 locations.
PlaceMakers, which will be the primary focus of the role in the short term, is New Zealand’s largest and most successful building merchant, with 70+ locations and 2,400 staff throughout New Zealand. This includes 62 branches and depots, which range in size from $2m to $160m turnover, and are trade focused. PlaceMakers also has 8 Frame and Truss manufacturing plants.
Reporting to our PlaceMakers Commercial Manager, this is a newly created role based in our National Office in Penrose offering full autonomy and a unique opportunity to work in a diverse, complex and fast-paced environment. Although the initial focus will be on transforming our control processes to take them to the next stage, you will soon start to drive continuous improvements on policy and process to ensure these are robust and mitigate risk based on key findings of the FB Internal Audit team and business need.
With proven experience in an auditing or consulting environment, you will have a relevant tertiary qualification and a passion for control processes. You will be a strategic thinker and have the ability to apply sound methodologies to your work. A self-starter, you will be highly motivated and enjoy working as part of a professional and commercially focused team. Excellent communication skills are a must and you will be adept at building strong key stakeholder relationships; with the ability to take complex concepts and express them simply whilst providing solutions. In addition to this, you can also demonstrate the following –
- 4+ years’ experience within a financial risk management/corporate internal audit function
- Strong understanding of/experience in best practice control environment
- Ability to make rational, realistic and sound decisions considering all facts and alternatives
- Naturally curious and inquiring
- Good project management and analytical skills
- Previous use of ERP’s and Business Intelligence Systems
- Certifications such as CPA, CA, CIA, CISA beneficial
What’s on offer?
You will be joining a well-respected company offering a competitive salary package, flexibility of hours, fantastic culture, real opportunities for career advancement and a range of other benefits that come with being part of New Zealand’s largest listed company.
Take the next step and apply today! Applications close Friday 23rd August.
Please note - A full pre-employment medical including a drug test is required as well as having the legal right to work in NZ indefinitely.